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.
With emerging technologies, the DIY trend continues in the financial industry. While it’s possible to invest on your own, studies show a financial advisor can net you more money. If you’re debating between the do it yourself method or hiring a financial advisor, think about these 10 points. They’ll help you answer whether you need to hire a financial advisor, whether it’s Kansas City or your hometown.
If you’re moving to Kansas City, once you put away the boxes and settle into your new job and new home, it’s time to get your financial house in order. The five financial documents to take a look at after you move to Missouri or any new state.
“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.
College applicants are often faced with apprehension and, to some degree, fear about getting into the college of their choice. Often, attending the right college or university can make the difference between average earnings and great career prospects in the future....
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.
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