A family vacation, or even a trip alone, is a great way to clear your mind, reset, and make priceless memories. Of course, it often comes with the anxiety of crafting the perfect vacation at the best price. Below we will discuss how to make planning your ideal vacation a breeze while saving money in the process.
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When you receive your tax refund, learning how to spend it wisely is your best bet. But you should also learn some of the ways you shouldn't be using it. Below, we've provided you with ideas on how to use your IRS tax refund and some ways you should avoid.
Q: With 2020 drawing to a close, I’d love to give myself an end-of-year financial review before it goes. Where do I begin?
A: Giving yourself an end-of-year financial review is a wonderful way to check on the progress you’ve made toward your goals, highlight areas needing improvement and update your accounts, funds and investments. Here’s all you need to know about this important end-of-year ritual.
This article was originally written on June 1, 2020.
Steve Devlin, Senior Financial Consultant with Freedom First Wealth Management, and Jason Fletcher, Financial Consultant with Freedom First Wealth Management, share their thoughts on what to do with your finances if you recently lost your job.
The stimulus checks promised in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act are starting to land in checking accounts and mailboxes around the country. The $1,200 granted is a welcome relief during these financially trying times.
Many recipients may be wondering: What is the best way to use this money?
To help you determine the most financially responsible course of action to take with your stimulus check, Freedom First has compiled a list of advice and tips from financial experts and advisers on how to use this money.
This article was originally written on Sunday, March 22, 2020.
Steve Devlin, Senior Financial Consultant with Freedom First Wealth Management, and Jason Fletcher, Financial Consultant with Freedom First Wealth Management, share their thoughts on the market and steps you should take in response.
Steve Devlin, Senior Financial Consultant with Freedom First Wealth Management, and Jason Fletcher, Financial Consultant with Freedom First Wealth Management, share a couple thoughts to keep you aware of the things they believe are most important as we weather the storm in the markets.
The new year is almost here. Are you ready?
Remember the Boy Scout motto: Be prepared! A brand-new year, always ripe with resolutions, is the perfect time to reassess your financial attitude, improve, and vow to do more.
“It’s a time of planning for going forward,” says Sallie Krawcheck, co-founder of Ellevest. “We see a lot of people, often over the Christmas holiday, but certainly in the new year, taking stock of where they are on their personal finances and investments.”
Have you taken any steps to prepare for the financial realities of the coming year?
Here are some tips to get you started.
‘Tis the season to shop until you drop-or until you go broke. But you don’t have to overspend.
There’s no need to rack up a huge credit card bill or go into debt just to cover your holiday expenses. Enjoy a stress-free season by keeping your spending in check with these six tips:
You may keep hearing that interest rates are dropping – but what does that mean, really? Which interest rates? Who decides that? How does that affect me?
It can get pretty confusing to anyone who isn’t an economics major. But that’s why we’re here to help you understand what it all means.