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Complete 529 College Savings Plan Guide

Complete 529 College Savings Plan Guide

Every parent dreams of sending their child to college. However, not every parent knows how they are going to pay the high costs of getting an education. Because tuition prices have risen at an exponential rate over the past decade, it is important to start saving your money for the future as soon as possible. One of the more common […]






by December 7, 2016 0 comments Investments
Guide to Choosing the Right Health Insurance Plan

Guide to Choosing the Right Health Insurance Plan

Until further notice, the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, is still the law of the land. That means you need coverage. If you do not get insurance, you will face strict penalties in the form of a monetary fine. When you look  for a health insurance plan, be sure it meets the standards of the law’s criteria for minimum essential coverage. Should […]






by December 5, 2016 0 comments Insurance
Allstate Insurance Review

Allstate Insurance Review

The Allstate Corporation has been one of the nation’s leading property and casualty insurers since 1931. It currently serves over 16 million households throughout the United States and became a publicly traded company in 1993. By 2015, Allstate claimed approximately $104.7 billion in assets and the company offers a full menu of insurance products, ranging from their popular automobile policies to […]






by December 4, 2016 0 comments Insurance
Beginner’s Guide to 401(k) Plans and Knowing How to Invest

Beginner’s Guide to 401(k) Plans and Knowing How to Invest

Let’s face it, saving for your retirement can be a startling and confusing proposition. There is a wide array of options available, many of which are intimidating at first glance.  Not to mention the litany of rules and regulations that one must understand and comply with or you may find yourself losing your hard-earned money instead of saving it for the future. […]






by December 3, 2016 0 comments Retirement
Esurance Insurance Review

Esurance Insurance Review

Esurance is relatively new in the industry. Founded in 1998, they were one of the first companies to put an emphasis on technology. They allow consumers to buy insurance and manage their policies entirely online via the Internet and through a mobile app (hence the name “e-surance”). This means you can do anything from file a claim to get a […]






by December 2, 2016 0 comments Insurance
Leasing Vs. Buying a Car: Which Option Is Better?

Leasing Vs. Buying a Car: Which Option Is Better?

There is nothing like the feeling you get when sitting behind the wheel of a brand new car. There is also the unique smell of a vehicle sitting in the showroom. However, driving off the lot can be a lot of hard work. It is no secret that the price of a reliable automobile has increased in the past ten years. As […]






by November 30, 2016 0 comments Auto
How Much Should You Be Saving for Retirement?

How Much Should You Be Saving for Retirement?

Figuring out how much money to save for your retirement is one of the great mysteries of life. If it were easy, we would all likely be doing it far sooner than most of us actually do. It is no big secret that the sooner you start saving for the future, the better off you will be in the long […]






by November 28, 2016 0 comments Retirement
Progressive Insurance Review

Progressive Insurance Review

You have probably seen one of Progressive Insurance’s many television advertisements. The spokeswoman for the company is Flo. She tells customers that they can “name their own price” when it comes to buying insurance products. She says you can save boatloads of money on an auto policy based on your good driving habits. Progressive also likes to tout the myriad discounts that […]






by November 27, 2016 0 comments Insurance
Best States to Retire

Best States to Retire

You are probably putting enough cash away so you live comfortably in the future, and making plans for how to spend your golden years. Retirement is something we all eventually dream of doing. Some of you may already know where you want to live, when you finally exit the workforce. Have you taken the time to really explore all your options? Sure, a […]






by November 23, 2016 0 comments Retirement
Where to Look for Free Help With Your Student Loans

Where to Look for Free Help With Your Student Loans

The current student loan statistics are staggering. The total amount of U.S. student loan debt in 2016 has reached a whopping $1.26 trillion. That’s right, trillion with a T. There are over 43 million Americans paying off student loans at an average payment of $351 per month. Most borrowers are between the ages of 20 and 30 years old and the […]






by November 21, 2016 0 comments Personal Finance