The Federal Reserve closed out 2018 with another interest rate hike, the fourth for the year. That’s good news for savers, who can look forward to savings accounts one day rewarding them with higher returns.
The Federal Reserve raised short-term interest rates three times in 2018, and more increases may be on the way. Those increases, which could be reflected in higher returns on savings accounts, make this an opportune time to talk about your savings.
National Retirement Security Week (October 21 - 27) was probably not marked on your calendar. But it’s a very important reminder that thinking about and making forays into retirement planning should never be left until the last minute.
You probably know Columbus Day Weekend is upon us. What you probably don’t know is that the first week of October marks another important event, and one that potentially has far greater impact on your life than a long weekend. October 3–10 is Financial Planning Week!
Most parents will agree that nothing matters quite as much as the future of their children. We often go to great lengths to ensure our children are eating healthy, exercising, and performing well in school as ways of ensuring a bright future. But what about their financial security?