Personal finance and retirement planning shouldn't be a secret

Whenever families get together, there are inevitably thoughts about topics that no one should bring up.  Don’t mention religion, avoid topics about money, and whatever you do, don’t bring up […]

How to give a child the gift of financial knowledge

Many years ago I was listening to a coworker talk about Christmas with his son, and he explained that his kid received so many presents that the family had to […]

How much do you need to save to meet your retirement goals?

After you have an idea of how much money you’ll need to live a financially secure retirement, it’s time to see if you’re on the right track.  There are a […]

The #1 thing HR departments don't want employees to know

When it comes to saving for retirement, there’s no getting around the fact that the more money you earn, the easier it is to save.  People can come up with […]

What is a 1% increase in retirement contributions worth in the future?

You have many options for deciding how much money you want to save for retirement, but ultimately you wind up with a specific dollar amount or percentage of income that […]