How Much Should I Contribute to an IRA?

While you are working, you may want to start thinking about saving for retirement. Even if you, like most workers, are eligible for Social Security retirement benefits, you may need […]

How to Calculate Social Security Benefits

The Social Security Administration offers Social Security benefits in two important situations. First, it provides you with benefits if you’re injured and unable to work. These benefits help supply you […]

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The Real Cost of College

College can be a great investment in your future, expanding your mind and allowing you to qualify for higher-paying, professional jobs, and careers. It’s not an inexpensive investment, however. College […]

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What is Renters Insurance?

If you rent an apartment, house, condo or any other home, you need renters’ insurance coverage. This type of insurance protects you in several ways: Covers your possessions against theft […]

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Understanding Car Payments

Understanding how car loans work and learning how to estimate car payments can help you make smarter financial decisions, as well as help you to choose better financial products. Many […]