6 Common Money Mistakes College Freshmen Make

Students

6 Common Money Mistakes College Freshmen Make

6 Common Money Mistakes College Freshmen Make

College freshmen across the country are settling in at school for the first time and, with the high cost of tuition, money is in short supply. But even if they’ve gotten great deals on their textbooks and saved money on their school supplies, are they prepared to be responsible now that they’re making their own financial… Read More

Where Should I Put My Emergency Fund? (Besides the Mattress)

Personal Finance

Where Should I Put My Emergency Fund? (Besides the Mattress)

Where Should I Put My Emergency Fund? (Besides the Mattress)

Are you trying to decide if you need an emergency fund? Do you already know that you need one and are just looking for a way to start saving? Perhaps you want an emergency fund with a little extra yield. If any of these scenarios sound like you, keep reading because there’s little bit of something… Read More

Does an FHA Loan Limit Your Homebuying Options?

Mortgages

Does an FHA Loan Limit Your Homebuying Options?

Does an FHA Loan Limit Your Homebuying Options?

In many housing markets, there is more demand for homes than there is supply, which can create intense competition. Let’s say you’re pre-approved for an FHA loan and find a home you like, but your competition comes to the table with cash — here’s what you need to know. Stigma Tied to FHA Loans FHA… Read More

6 Reasons Early Retirement Might Be Wrong for You

Personal Finance

6 Reasons Early Retirement Might Be Wrong for You

6 Reasons Early Retirement Might Be Wrong for You

While it isn’t possible for everyone, some people are able (and even make it a priority) to quit the grind well ahead of schedule. They usually reach this early retirement with careful planning, perseverance and extra discipline. Knowing how much savings you need for retirement is a great place to start, but then there are plenty… Read More

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