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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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.
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.
Searching for a home is exciting and nerve-racking all at the same time. Especially since housing inventory is low giving buyers fewer options at higher prices. You can’t control the real estate market, but you can control your budget. The smart home buying strategies you should follow so that you won’t go broke.
When you search divorce, you find the latest A-lister headed to a divorce attorney. From Chris Rock to Angelina Jolie, we’re fascinated by divorce. For most Americans, we don’t have the deep pockets of Hollywood stars. They make divorce look easy! How do you manage when you’re not Chris Rock and you have to financially start over from nothing?
Most couples have a hard time talking about money. Yet, it’s one of the most important conversations you can have. Especially if you’re heading into a second marriage. Life is more complicated the second time down the aisle. The 5 money talks proven to help a second marriage.
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