New cars, old cars, in-between cars—all have one thing in common. Well, technically lots of things, but they all need maintenance. So here's how you budget for those pesky car repair costs.
If you’re in college, you’re probably tired of hearing how it’s the “first step into adulthood.” Yeah, yeah, yeah. Except—it’s true. You are an adult now. So we’re going to treat you like one: It’s time to budget.
Simply put, a zero-based budget is when your income minus your expenses equals zero. This budget method gives every dollar a job, putting you in charge of your money instead of the other way around.
Money conversations can make people uncomfortable or even angry, so they just avoid the issue. Don’t let that be you! Family budget meetings are far too important. You can do this well. Here's how.
Retirement can seem like tomorrow’s problem. But that kind of thinking will leave you working hard for your money—for the rest of your life. Properly saving for retirement now gets you on the path to golden years of glory.
You can boost your investments and make retirement savings the priority it deserves to be. Just follow these nine tips.