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!

5 Steps to Determine Your Funeral Costs in Financial Planning

A lifelong financial plan should include not only goals and strategies while you're alive but also what happens to your assets after you pass away. And one often-overlooked area of post-mortem financial planning is your funeral arrangements. How can you include these when doing overall financial plans? Here are five steps to take.  1. Preplan Funeral Arrangements In order to accurately determine how much you need to put aside for funeral costs, you'll need an idea of what you want. Read More 

You Should Use Password Management Software

A lot of people use password management software to help them keep track of all of their online passwords, but there are also still a lot of people out there who don't use these programs or that don't even know that they exist. If you have never used one of these programs, you might not realize just how useful they can actually be. These are just some of the reasons why you should be using password management software. Read More