Pros & Cons of Private Prepaid 529 Plans

Private College 529 plans, formerly called Independent 529 plans, have unique features that distinguish them from regular 529 plans.  These key differences should be carefully considered before deciding if a Private College 529 plan is the right savings vehicle for...

6 Keys to Financially Preparing for a Newborn

Nothing compares to the joy of finding out that you’re going to be a parent.  For many, the financial uncertainty of bringing a child into this world can add a lot of stress.  See below for 6 tips to help you roll with the punches once the baby comes. Make Sure...

Pay off Student Loans or Save for Retirement?

Now that you have started your career, you (hopefully) need to make a decision about how to allocate your excess savings.  Should paying off your student loans be a higher priority than contributing to your employer-sponsored 401(k) or 403(b) plan? Conventional wisdom...