Social Security Benefits: It’s All in the Timing
Social Security is a huge part of retirement planning. And the very first decision people make about this critical benefit — when to start Social Security benefits — may be the most important. If you take benefits too soon, you’ll receive a smaller check each month. But if you wait, you’ll…
Kids and Money: The Real Value of that Allowance
It’s a right of early-childhood passage. To most people, kids and allowances go together like fireworks and the Fourth of July. The most-cited reason is to teach children how to manage money. But is an allowance the best way to teach children to spend and save wisely? Well, that depends.