The Open Road BlogNavigating the financial road ahead might be a little too much adventure for some. These articles will get you pointed in the right direction.
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“What if?” It’s a question nobody wants to ask when it comes to life and death. However, you need to play out scenarios to protect your children and loved ones. An estate plan protects everybody.
College planning is exciting until students and parents look at the tuition. The rising cost of higher education challenges most families. How to master financial aid forms, like FASFA, like a pro.
FASFA. One acronym is enough to make some parents cringe. The dreaded Free Application for Federal Student Aid is a must for all prospective college students. Some students never fill it out, miss deadlines, or make mistakes because there are so many FASFA myths and misconceptions.
You graduated college, got your first job, and found a place to live. However, the bliss you expected to feel after college is overtaken by the mounting college bills. Sound familiar? It’s a reality faced by Millenials, Generation Y, and any recent college graduate as soaring college costs put a financial burden on recent graduates. How to get smart about student loans so you can manage your college debt.
As college costs continue to rise, many college graduates have student loan debt. While the amount may be overwhelming considering the pay for an entry level job, students have more repayment options than other borrowers. There are ten proven ways to make student loan repayment a breeze.
Housing inventory is low, so it’s a seller’s market. Buyers have fewer houses to choose from, so it’s important to avoid these five home buying mistakes that could cost you financially.
If you’re saving for your child’s higher education, you probably have a lot of questions besides “When did college get so incredibly expensive?” One popular savings tool that might puzzle you the most is the 529 Plan.
Are you moving to a new neighborhood or city for a job, family, or a new adventure? There’s so much to consider including schools, neighborhoods, and cost of living. Each decision affects your finances. Here’s a complete financial checklist to moving.
Relocating to Kansas City for a new job or new adventure? You won’t be disappointed. The city continues to earn national recognition for its cost of living, food, and world class attractions. If you’re moving to Kansas City, here’s what you need to know.
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