The cost of a college education is so high these days that few families can send their children to school without student aid. But filing is not easy. These seven tips should help. There are hundreds of scholarships, grants and student loan programs to help lighten the load, and most require you … [Read more...] about 7 Student Aid Filing Tips
We all have fears. Some are easily understood or at least common. People have a fear of spiders, a fear of flying, or a fear of snakes. These fears are common and most of us know someone who has disclosed these fears. But other fears are harder to describe or are sometimes less obvious to even … [Read more...] about Fears of the Procrastinator: Start a conversation with a financial planner
One of the greatest sources of stress concerns your finances. And so a great way to decrease financial stress is to get your life organized. With tax time right around the corner, this is a great time to sort through those old files and clear out the ones that you don’t need. Here are four simple … [Read more...] about Get Rid of Financial Clutter
This year is very special to both Dan and I as it is our fiftieth year on earth! As this milestone is fast approaching, it gives us time to reflect on a lot of things in our life. The symbolic year has many of us celebrating in a number of different ways - parties, trips and large purchases. … [Read more...] about Happy Valentines Day- to ME!
The time had come for me to get a new car. Now don’t get me wrong, my thirteen year old Lexus sedan still has some miles left in her. She is affectionately known as my “vintage baby”, with special rattles and quirks with none of the bells and whistles of the newer models. The chore of car shopping … [Read more...] about What is a Credit Score? How to Obtain for free
It's winter in New Jersey. And that means that it is cold ...very cold. When I used to hear about how everyone went to Florida in the winter, I thought that was crazy. Miss all of the beautiful snow and cold fresh air. As I have gotten older, I get it. Yes the snow is pretty.....until you have to … [Read more...] about Here Comes the Sun! Early Retirement Thoughts