The Money Mentor Blog
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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1/8/16  Savings & Retirement
Retirement Savings 101: Target Date Funds

Target Date Funds can be a great option to simplify the process of maintaining a diversified and balanced savings portfolio for long-term goals like retirement or your child's education. But what are Target Date Funds and how do they work? And why might you choose to invest in one?

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12/28/15  
Four great money moves to make before the year ends

It always pays to keep an eye on your finances, but taking time at the end of each year to assess where you stand can help you start the next year off on the right financial foot.

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