Archive for September 2018

Creative Ways to Cut College Costs

There’s no getting around it: A college education is expensive. But there are ways to reduce the cost. Although some of the tips below deviate from the typical four-year college experience, they just might be your child’s ticket to college – and your ticket to financial sanity. When the time comes, your advisor will help…

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Housing options for senior citizens

As you grow older, your housing needs may change. Maybe you’ll get tired of doing yardwork. You might want to retire in sunny Florida or live close to your grandchildren in Illinois. Perhaps you’ll need to live in a nursing home or an assisted-living facility. Or, after considering your options, you may even decide to…

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Ways to pay college tuition bills

You’ve saved for your child’s college education through the years, helped your child research schools and supervised the application process. Now, thankfully, your child is ready to head to college. But you probably can’t disappear just yet – there are still bills to pay. Maybe you underestimated exactly how much financial aid would cover. Or…

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How to estimate your retirement income needs

You know how important it is to plan for your retirement, but where do you begin? One of your first steps should be to estimate how much income you’ll need to fund your retirement. That’s not as easy as it sounds, because retirement planning is not an exact science. Your specific needs depend on your…

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