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Spending and saving problems different side of the same coin

February 27, 2013 in DL-Online

The January poll hosted on the National Foundation for Credit Counseling website asked consumers if they had a spending problem, savings problem, neither or both. Continue Reading

Money Management – Tax filing, payment problems

January 16, 2013 in DL-Online

Tax season is just around the corner. Few people look forward to it, but those concerned they may owe taxes approach this time of year with particular apprehension. Continue Reading

How to live well in retirement on fixed budget

November 7, 2012 in DL-Online

Are you concerned about being able to pay for a secure and happy retirement? The good news is that there are many costs that retirees typically don’t face, such as commuting to work, buying a business wardrobe or saving for their children’s college tuition. Continue Reading

Tips for the new retirement

October 17, 2012 in DL-Online

A recent study conducted by the Bankers Life and Casualty Company Center for a Secure Retirement found that 67 percent of middle-income baby boomers are expecting a retirement that is different from the one their parents enjoyed. Continue Reading

Social Security strategies

October 10, 2012 in DL-Online

More than 55 million Americans receive Social Security benefits, and about one-quarter of retirees depend on Social Security as their sole source of income. Continue Reading

Saving on college textbooks

August 22, 2012 in DL-Online

Buying college textbooks used to be simple: Professors told you what books to buy. You went to the college bookstore and bought them. At the end of the course, you had the option to sell them back. These days, it’s a little different and a lot more expensive the estimated cost to students for textbooks in the 20122013 academic year is $1,121. Continue Reading

Taking from college savings

July 25, 2012 in DL-Online

Tax-advantaged 529 college savings plan assets are expected to balloon to $237 billion by the end of 2015, according to Financial Research Corporation. Continue Reading

Health care funding options

April 4, 2012 in DL-Online

HRA. FSA. HSA. These “words” may seem like alphabet soup, but they could spell out savings for you when you are paying for health care. Continue Reading

Mastering small biz finances

March 14, 2012 in DL-Online

Small businesses are the backbone of the U.S. economy, but small-business owners often struggle to keep their finances in order while managing the day-to-day operations. Continue Reading

Vacationing on a budget

March 7, 2012 in DL-Online

Travel doesn’t have to break the bank. There are ways to save while having an adventure and creating memories.
Here are some ideas to make travel planning easier and to ensure spending your hard-earned dollars right where you want them. Continue Reading