As Americans grow older, many of us start thinking about the impact we would like to leave on the world. At the same time, we have our own livelihood during […]
If you retire with a set amount of money or a fixed income, inflation will wear away the value of that money over time. If you invest it, your nest […]
Health savings accounts (HSAs) are usually a vehicle to save pre-tax money for medical expenses when you have a high-deductible health insurance plan. But how you use your HSA will […]
After a lifetime of hard work, retirement is the dream of most Americans. But that golden time of your life does not happen without careful advance planning. This webinar addresses […]
After a divorce, some women feel confident and ready to take over all the finances. Others feel uncertain, after years of delegating this job to a spouse. Either way, after […]
Webinar Recording: What Investors Can Do During this Period of Uncertainty Besides Staying the Course
Uncertainty can be terrifying. Most advice sums up to simply being patient and waiting it out. But what actions can investors take? This webinar addresses looking into your portfolio’s fees, […]
Any marriage involves some financial adjustment, but blending two whole families gets much more complicated. Honest discussion and advance planning can help. This webinar addresses budgets, estate planning, prenups, and […]
Webinar Recording: What is Hedging? How Engineers Can Minimize Risk and Increase Long-Term Profit in their Portfolios
In engineering, it’s important to reduce risk as close to zero as possible. But in finance, accepting higher risks can increase your profit. The important thing is to balance out […]
When pensions became less common, Americans began saving for retirement in a 401(k) instead. But most Americans don’t have enough in their 401(k) to retire on. This webinar addresses traditional […]
Webinar Recording: Special Provision Retirement for Law Enforcement, Air Traffic Control, and Firefighter Personnel
Certain federal employees, such as law enforcement officers, firefighters, air traffic controllers, and nuclear weapons couriers, receive a special kind of retirement benefits from the federal government. This webinar addresses […]
Part of what makes retirement planning work is the gains you can make while investing over your lifetime. But if you lose much of those gains to taxation, you won’t […]
Even though retirement comes late in life, over half of people over 55 don’t have a will. Few have all the estate planning documents they should. Some assets will transfer […]
Watching the news, keeping up on your portfolio, or reading social media can keep you informed, but it can also cause anxiety about your investments. When the market changes, you […]
Many employees in their 50s and 60s are looking to the future with anxiety right now. 401(k)s may be losing money; employers might be considering layoffs. Could retiring early actually […]
Federal employees often have a TSP (thrift savings plan) instead of a 401(k) for their retirement savings. But many TSP holders are seeing a dip in their investments in the […]
Recent years have brought many challenges. One tool in surviving unpredictable obstacles is having the right mindset. This webinar will address self-image, growth mindset, setting goals, and more. Debbie Elder, […]
Divorce can be a painful and difficult time, but understanding what the process will be like can make it go much more smoothly. Individuals can make better decisions the more […]
In the past year, inflation has increased to historically high levels, which has a devastating effect on everything from the price of gas to the value of individual savings accounts. […]
Many workers look forward for years to retirement, but when it actually comes, they aren’t sure how to handle the changes. Some retirees become bored and listless, unsure what to […]
Retirement is a major change, which can come with a certain amount of stress. You’ll reduce the anxiety by streamlining your life. This webinar addresses simplifying your accounts, going paperless […]
Saving for retirement is important, but there are always far too many more pressing expenses. But every dollar counts, and careful planning can result in a growing nest egg, even […]
The mobile payment app revolution came without instructions. If you’re less tech savvy, it might be hard to know how to get started.
Here are some New Year’s resolutions to help you break out of the money grind without requiring you to follow trite old suggestions.
Do you know which documents you should keep? If not, read on to find out how you can tame the paper piles while staying financially prepared.
Cryptocurrency is an often misunderstood emerging field in the financial world. This webinar addresses the basic vocabulary of cryptocurrency, including the differences between different types of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum, […]
When someone passes away, their assets can be tied up for years in probate court—unless those assets are set to pass directly to a beneficiary. Assets that can transfer without […]
While older and richer individuals are more likely to have a financial advisor, even young people and those without high incomes can benefit. Wise management of a small amount of […]
Debt can be a trap that prevents someone from building wealth, but it can also be a tool used to propel them forward toward goals. It’s vital to learn how […]
A payday loan can help you survive just till your next paycheck. But they often begin a debt cycle you will struggle for years to escape.
Have these phrases come out of your mouth? Then it’s possible you aren’t taking financial agency as a married woman.
While it’s undeniable that just getting by is harder than it used to be, if you’re making six figures, being broke is optional.
Managing a checking account, or any transactional deposit account, well has far reaching effects for a person’s financial well-being.
When a move involves both buying and selling a home, stress and anxiety are doubled. What if you manage to sell but find nothing to buy? What if you’re on […]
On August 10, Advice Chaser hosted a webinar titled, “Myths and Facts About Retirement.” Some myths about retirement refuse to die, leaving potential retirees making the wrong decisions with their […]
Foreclosure allows lenders to recover some of the amount owed to them by selling or taking ownership of the mortgaged property.
Bankruptcy is a process by which you can be forgiven from debts you can no longer pay, while settling with creditors for part of what you owe.
Understanding your debt-to-income ratio helps you determine if taking on more debt is the right choice for you.
Your credit score records, in numerical form, your record at borrowing money and paying it back. Here’s how to boost yours.
Many younger workers aren’t saving for retirement yet and don’t know how to start. But the earlier they start saving, the longer their savings has to grow. This webinar addressed […]
With interest rates at a historic low, many Americans are considering refinancing their mortgage.
Many people find a credit card a useful addition to their personal finance toolkit. But it’s vital to learn the rules for wise card use.
A mortgage is a loan used to buy property, which uses the property as collateral. Mortgages are usually a safe bet and can help you build wealth.
A homeowners policy covers both your house itself and its contents. Renters insurance protects the contents of a rented home.
Auto insurance is one of the most necessary types of insurance to buy. But you should thoroughly research your options.
Whether it’s student loans, credit cards, medical bills, or mortgages, you need to figure out a financial strategy to pay off your debt.
The first step of any financial achievement begins with a budget. Until you are in control of your spending, it’s almost impossible to save.
To help you prepare your taxes, it helps to know about the different tax documents you will receive and fill out.
Whether you are considering taking out an auto loan or are trying to pay off an existing one, here are some strategies to keep in mind.
Do you already have a savings account, but are frustrated with low interest rates? It may be time to consider certificates of deposit (CDs).
A savings account is a dedicated place to store long-term savings—emergency funds or money earmarked for certain goals.