Andrea Murad Archive
Published September 21, 2012
Parents tend to list a college-age child as away at school on their insurance policies or co-sign their credit cards but if something goes awry, parents are on the hook and could put their hard-earned nest egg at risk.
Published September 20, 2012
Since most colleges don’t offer personal finance classes, experts recommend parents have regular conversations about managing a budget and unleashing more financial freedom each year to prepare a child for the real world.
Published September 17, 2012
Adult workers are increasingly considering going back to school to improve their skill set or increase their job prospects. Here’s how to determine if heading back to campus makes financial sense.
Published September 11, 2012
For those desperate for cash, experts say there are certain circumstances that it makes sense to dip into retirement funds early.
Published September 04, 2012
The shift to a smaller income stream tends to occur suddenly, and experts advise families adjust budgets and spending habits just as quickly to retain control of the financial household.
Published August 30, 2012
From the time and day you book, to your final destination here are industry secrets on how to get the cheapest price for your next airfare ticket.
Published August 28, 2012
Whether it’s because you need the income or miss the daily work challenge, starting a second career in your retirement years can be the chance to pursue a dream or something new.
Published August 17, 2012
A new baby can cost almost $10,000 during the first year, and if parents don't plan and execute a budget correctly, they can wind up in massive debt.
Published August 16, 2012
No matter the culture or employees’ happiness levels, every office has gossip. Non-work related talk at work can damage your career but, if you’re smart, it can also help.
Published August 14, 2012
Lenders have imposed more stringent underwriting guidelines and now require more information to make an informed lending decision. While the process can seem invasive, many experts pin the housing collapse to consumers borrowing too much against their home and lenders granting loans homeowners couldn’t afford.