Retirement marks a new exciting chapter of life. One that should be filled with the things that you love and value; whether that be sampling the cuisine of a foreign country or playing board games in the garden with family.
By now, you’ve probably either read one of Marie Kondo’s books or watched her show “Tidying Up” on Netflix. Kondo’s philosophy is that a cluttered household also clutters your mind. This principle of ridding of items that no longer serve you in order to maximize happiness should also be applied to your personal retirement plan.
As we start the New Year, for many it's time to make some resolutions. Although resolutions can be notoriously tricky to keep, financial resolutions are some of the hardest. Keeping track of a spending plan for the year can be an arduous process. Here are six money resolution mistakes to avoid in the New Year.
What's not to love about the holidays; spending time with loved ones, holiday cheer, and participating in seasonal activities to name a few. Although many find this festive season extremely stressful with gift shopping and spending money they don’t have. Here are some tips to help you manage your money during the holiday season and avoid financial stress:
Credit scores and how they are determined can be confusing. Your credit score is calculated by plugging the information from your credit report into a credit score formula. You may have many credit scores based on who provided the score. Bad credit can haunt you and your credit history for decades. Credit reports may affect mortgage rates, credit card approvals, apartment requests and even your job application.