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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.
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.
Get five simple ideas on how to increase your income to balance your budget.
If your next biweekly payday is Friday, July 17, it will be a "bonus" one that you may not need for covering day-to-day expenses. Find out why you'll get an extra check this month and how you can use that extra paycheck to reduce your debt or boost your savings. Note: If your biweekly payday was yesterday, you’ll get your next “bonus” check in October.
If your biweekly payday is today, May 15, 2015, your next paycheck will be a "bonus" one that you may not need for covering day-to-day expenses. Learn why you'll get an extra check this month and how you can use that extra paycheck to reduce your debt or boost your savings. And if your biweekly payday was last Friday, start planning now for your "bonus" paycheck in July!
We are pleased to participate in America Saves Week – a week dedicated to sharing ways for those in the Alliant family to save more than ever. Start now by reading through this article from Katie Bryan at America Saves to learn more about taking your financial future into your own hands.
In Part Three of our five-part series, we discuss retirement savings strategies for those in their 40s. Learn how completing an accurate retirement income calculation can help you get a clearer picture of where you stand and review some ways that you can step up your retirement savings.