17 Updates found.

Co-Sign a Loan, Just Say No

It’s not hard to recall heartbreaking stories of drama that unfolds between family or friends who have agreed to co-sign some sort of loan.

The 4 Biggest Money Mistakes to Avoid

We’ve never liked the word “mistake” – it always seems to add guilt to what is otherwise a need to learn a new lesson or correct an error in judgment.

Protecting Against Elder Abuse

We’ve all heard stories about financial abuse targeting elders and the bad news is it’s only getting worse. Elder financial abuse includes scams and other exploitation targeting the savings of people ages 60 and older.

How to Avoid Being the Bank of Mom and Dad

It’s that time of year again, college graduation is upon us, and with schools on Summer break many empty-nesters will suddenly find themselves with not-so-empty nests…and, if they’re not careful, empty wallets.

401(k) the Retirement Marathon

Today there is approximately $5.2 Trillion saved in 401(k) plans on behalf of more than 55 million active participants. Retirement plans established under Section 401(k) of the Internal Revenue Code, commonly referred to as “401(k) plans,” have become one of the most popular types of employer-sponsored retirement plans.

Coping With the Loss of a Loved One

Losing a loved one is a stressful transition. The added pressure of having to settle their estate and organize their finances can be overwhelming.

What You Should Know About Social Security

There are more than 68 million people currently receiving some form of Social Security benefits. Approximately 65 percent of these beneficiaries are retirees.

Understanding ESOP Distributions

It’s important to understand your options before making a decision to receive an ESOP distribution. Learn more about the benefits and tax consequences of ESOP rollovers, withdrawals, stock transfers and conversions.