End of Year Financial Tips
As we approach New Year, it’s time to get your finances organized for 2018. Consolidated Credit offers end of year financial tips to help you get started.
Why Women Are Better Investors Than Men
Women get a bad rap when it comes to investing, but there are some ways that women are better investors than. Here's how women are investing effectively.
How Your Broker Gets Paid May Impact The Plans They Sell You!

Whether you’re investing in stocks and bonds, mutual funds or planning for retirement, it’s always a good idea to enlist the help of a financial advisor. There is no question that advance planning for anything, in general, can be daunting. And when it comes to planning how you will live the rest of your life […]

Achieve a selfie-worthy dream retirement
How to Achieve Your Dream Retirement
With all the news these days you may feel like your dream retirement is out of reach, but these 3 steps can put you on the path to retirement perfection.
YOLO: When is it OK to splurge?

To keep your finances in check, don’t buy what you can’t afford, say the experts. You save up. You build an emergency fund, max out your 401(k) contributions and never resort to carrying a credit card balance. But when is it OK to break the rules and follow that little voice that urges you to […]

Enrich your retirement plan
3 New Year’s Resolutions That Will Enrich Your Retirement
These three resolutions will help you enrich your retirement plan so you can reach your golden years with a solid budget and without a lot of excess debt.
5 Money Management Tips Every Woman Should Know

By Luna Jaffe While women are earning bigger paychecks and many consider themselves their family’s Chief Financial Officer, nearly half fear they’ll end up broke and homeless and 54 percent feel alienated by a financial industry they say is male oriented. The Great Recession prompted more women to get involved in financial matters, but more […]

Do You Have a Written Income Plan For Retirement?

By Ginny Grimsley “Age 85 is a bad time to go broke,” says expert retirement planner Jeff Gorton. Personal savings, various investments and, yes, Social Security may prove to be short of what you’d expected. “Budgeting how you spend money before retirement can often be a misleading measurement of how you’ll actually spend it during […]

Are You Teaching Your Children Responsible Personal Money Management?

The following is a guest post by one of our personal finance expert friends. In this post, Cary Siegel gives his take on managing money as a parent. By: Cary Siegel As a parent of five teenagers, it feels like all I do every day is teach my kids lessons. These lessons span a wide […]

8 Ways to Make the Most of Your Holiday Bonus

No matter where you work, there’s always a glimmer of hope you’ll find something extra in your paycheck around the holidays. In the event such dreams actually do come true, a windfall of cash can make us do some strange things. Suddenly, even the most frugal shopper is looking for any excuse to spend their […]

Checking up on your summer finances

by Sijun Li June 20th is officially the first day of Summer! According to TripAdvisor, 56 percent of U.S. adults plan to take a summer trip before July. Before you run out and “get your tan on,” it’s important to review your finances and make summer a stress-free season when it comes to your finances. […]

Women take the lead in retirement fund planning
Women, don’t wait to start a retirement fund!
Calling all women! We're leaders in household budgeting and business, but we're still behind on starting an effective retirement fund to reach your goals.
Retirement planning tips help you get organized
Retirement Planning Tips to Implement Sooner Rather than Later
Planning ahead for retirement is critical if you want to retire on time. Here are five retirement planning tips you just can't afford to miss.