Key financial decisions for your family happen at all life stages—whether it’s merging finances when you get married, budgeting to help afford everyday expenses when you have children, tax breaks to help you pay for child care and save for college, and how to protect your income for your family if anything happens to you.
The Financial Lessons Kids Can Learn from Summer Jobs
A summer job may be the first opportunity for kids to earn enough money to need to make more critical financial decisions. It is important to work with your child to help them manage their summer job income and help them become financially savvy.
There are various financial strategies that can help single parents plan for the future. One key to having a successful single parenting life is to create a financial plan and stick to it. Working with a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional can be a great way to start reaching your financial goals.
Three important financial considerations for new parents are considering life insurance, saving for college/future education costs, and establishing a custodial account.
Has your mother been significantly involved in the big financial decisions with your Dad, or does he handle them on his own? Does she meet with financial advisers or brokers? Does she know where all the money is kept?
A CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional can help you develop and commit to a savings plan that lets you enjoy everything the summer has to offer without setting aside your long-term financial goals.
If you are providing support to an adult child and you aren’t sure if you can afford to do so, you may want to check in with a CFP® professional to be sure you are on track. Use the Find a CFP® Professional tool to locate an advisor.
Financial planning strategies can be complex for LGBTQ+ couples; to begin, where you live matters. As has been well documented, although there has been progress with equality on a national level, more work is needed at the state level.
Personal finances are one of the major causes of stress in a marriage. Before you get married, you and your fiancée should discuss these personal finance questions.
By its simplest definition, identity fraud is using someone else's identifying information without their permission. It can include using your credit card information when making purchases
The holiday season is upon us, which means the giving season is here too. It's time to being prepping your finances for gifting season!
If you're thinking about having a child, there are a lot of financial implications to consider. Bring your newborn into the world knowing you feel financially confident with these tips to prepare.