Category: Financial Management

Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts Aren’t Just for Kids’ Expenses

Oct 13, 2016

Can I use money from my employer’s dependent care flexible spending account to pay for adult day care for my elderly mother, or is the account just for child care? The dependent-care FSA isn’t just for children. You can also use the money tax-free to cover care for other dependents while you work. To qualify, […]

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6 Keys to Creating Your Retirement Game Plan

Sep 30, 2016

The story of retirement is changing. The rules are vastly different from the days of our parents and grandparents. The normal path to retirement then included a steady pension from the employer, a stable Social Security check and maybe a little bit of savings. For most people, those days are over. Here are six keys […]

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6 Money Situations You Need to Stop Getting Into

Sep 09, 2016

When it comes to money, we can our own best friend and our own worst enemy. Most of the time, we’re frugal, intentional, careful and deliberate with money. But, every once in awhile, it’s like we forget all of those principles. Maybe we want something badly, even though we can’t afford it. Or we are […]

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Savvy Retirement Moves for Women

Sep 02, 2016

In retirement, women must do more with less. Thanks to a longer life expectancy, the average woman is facing bigger retirement expenses—and she’ll have to cover them with a substantially smaller nest egg and Social Security benefits. And that’s not all. When it comes to retirement readiness, a study by the education firm Financial Finesse […]

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5 Things You Can Do Right Now to Help Improve Your Retirement Outlook

Aug 26, 2016

When most people think about retirement planning, they put the focus on growing their money. Their mood rises and falls with every roller-coaster turn of the daily stock market reports, or when they see the bottom line on their quarterly 401(k) statements. But there’s more to building a solid retirement plan, or a “Retirement Masterpiece,” […]

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