Living without certainty about your income is challenging enough without having market volatility to contend with as well. Here are some tips to navigate all of your finances if you find yourself in a situation with an irregular income, and how you can still manage day to day expenses and invest some of your savings for the long-term so you can live the life you’ve envisioned.
Planning for significant life transitions is central to financial planning. As recent first-time parents, we can say with confidence that there may be no greater transition in life than starting a family.
If saving money were a total breeze, perhaps people would do a better job of it. Unfortunately, a large percentage of Americans are glaringly behind on both near-term savings and retirement savings. If you've been slacking on the savings front, or have been making an earnest effort to save but find that you're still falling short, you're not alone.
Financial literacy is essential for daily life. And yet, many parents are intimidated to talk about money with their children, while others may be eager to cover basic concepts but aren’t sure when or where to begin.