Saving for retirement can be confusing—and even a little intimidating—yet it’s utterly essential. Though nearly every financial professional recommends opening a retirement savings account as early as possible, the myriad options and often-confusing financial terrain can cause many people to procrastinate. It used to be simpler. In 1970, 42 percent of Americans had a defined-benefit [...]
Prepare yourself for the new year by cleaning up your personal finances. The recession has affected us all, but it's time for a fresh start with New Year's Resolutions to get your personal finances back on track. Follow these New Year's Resolutions now and for the rest of the year to clean up your credit, save money, and stay on top of your investments. These New Year's Resolutions will help prepare your personal finances for the rest of the year.