The Money Mentor Blog
2/9/16  Career & EducationCredit 101Getting Out of DebtHousingSavings & Retirement
Three ways student loans can impact your life after graduation

A full 45 percent of Americans between the ages of 18 and 29 who have student loans have put off a major life event because of their debt. That includes things like buying a house, saving for retirement, even buying a car — all because they’re worried they can’t afford it.

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2/2/16  Getting Out of DebtSavings & RetirementSmart Spending Tips
Four ways to stick to your financial goals in 2016

Reaching your financial goals is no different than resolving to eat healthier or take up a regular fitness routine: It takes work and regular evaluation. 

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1/27/16  Housing
Home price barometer, January 2016 update

Housing prices continue their slow rise, approaching – and in some segments and markets, surpassing – their pre-housing-crisis peak values. Homeownership remains affordable for buyers, however, when measured by the monthly payment on a new home because lower interest rates counteract higher home prices. 

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1/26/16  Savings & RetirementSmart Spending Tips
Financial tips for 2016

Did you make a resolution to get a handle on your finances in 2016? Here are a few tips to get you started moving in the right direction.

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1/22/16  Savings & RetirementSmart Spending Tips
Why your financial wellness matters

Did you know that January is National Financial Wellness Month? No? You’re not alone. It’s a fairly new ‘designation’ because, well, “financial wellness” itself is a fairly new concept. So – what is financial wellness exactly and why should it matter to you?

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1/21/16  Savings & Retirement
What’s the best way to plan for early retirement?

Retiring in your 40s, 50s or early 60s may sound enticing, but it typically requires years of planning and extreme discipline. If you’re hoping to pull off the great escape of early retirement, keep these tips in mind.

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