Your College Planning Checklist

The benefits of having a college degree on top of a high school diploma are so incredible that you’d think choosing to go to college would be a no-brainer: A college grad accumulates over $800,000 more in his/her lifetime compared to someone who only graduated high school.1 The unemployment rate is 3.8% for college grads […] Read More

Caring for Aging Parents

It can be an uncomfortable conversation, and it’s one none of us what to have.  However, discussing financial, legal and long-term care issues with your parents is important for everyone’s sake.  Knowing what aging parents want and having the needed legal documentation available (in case they become incapacitated or unable to live alone) can make […] Read More

A Checklist for Retiring Early

Retiring early is a great idea — if you can afford it. Unfortunately, few people plan for retirement as well as they should, regardless of when they want to retire.  A common rule of thumb is to save 10 times your final salary to retire by age 67.  For someone with an annual salary of […] Read More