Planning for a Bright Future

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Planning for a Bright Future

When I graduated college, I landed a dream job teaching accounting at a university. For five years I enthusiastically taught my students important accounting principles. During this time, I put a significant portion of my paychecks into a retirement fund. Because I’ve always been extremely conservative with my finances, I invested all of my cash into money market funds. Unfortunately, this decision did not yield great results. Now that I’m older and wiser, I’d like to rectify the retirement mistake I made when I was younger. On this blog, I hope you will discover the best types of funds to include in your retirement portfolio. Enjoy!

Is Your Retirement Just Around The Corner? It’s Never Too Late To Make A Financial Plan

It's always better to begin saving for retirement when you're young. When you reinvest the earnings from your portfolio, the compound interest turns a small initial investment into a large asset. However, don't worry if you have not yet started saving for retirement. Whether you're in your 40s, 50s or 60s, you can make your retirement more comfortable by starting to save as soon as possible. You have a few benefits working in your favor when you begin investing at a later age. Read More 

Beef Up Your Insurance Coverage And Savings

If you have a Medicare policy, but it will not cover all of the costs associated with hospitalization, medication, or routine doctors visits, now is the time to investigate viable ways to increase your coverage so that you will have enough funds to pay medical bills that are incurred in the future. Use the options below to beef up your insurance coverage and savings so that you are protected if faced with a medical crisis. Read More