Why I Prefer Retirement Savings Over College Savings |  Personal finance

Why I Prefer Retirement Savings Over College Savings | Personal finance

(Maurie Backman) As someone who graduated from college with a modest pile of debt (and that’s after staying in public school and working throughout college to pay a lot of my expenses along the way), when I had kids I told myself early on that I would do my best to fund their college education…

3 Social Security Strategies to Fund Your Retirement |  Smart Change: Personal Finance

3 Social Security Strategies to Fund Your Retirement | Smart Change: Personal Finance

(Selena Maranjian) Social Security may be more important to your future financial security than you think. However, it might provide less than you want or expect; the average monthly pension benefit was recently $1,669 (about $20,000 a year). But whatever it brings will be important: According to the Social Security Administration, the program provides about…