For a college student, retirement probably feels light years away. Between student loans and outrageously overpriced textbooks, saving can be difficult. Saving for a new car, spring break vacation, or even a home may be on our minds, but saving for retirement? Not a chance. (more…)
Who’s your beneficiary?
One of the most important annual financial reviews you can do for yourself is a beneficiary review. Unfortunately, a lot of people only connect beneficiaries to large amounts of wealth, and consequently they neglect an important—and highly personal—component of their finances. If you own something that is important to you, chances are you have an opinion on who you would like to receive it after you’re gone; so write down your wishes and make it official. (more…)
So, you got the summer internship? You’ve updated your LinkedIn profile, bought the wardrobe and settled into your department. At my summer internship last year, I had an amazing experience but didn’t achieve all I had intended. Thankfully, I’ve had an opportunity to come back and pick up where I left off. Learning from last year, here are seven ways you can get the most out of your summer internship the first time around. (more…)
Ah, summer. A time to enjoy warm weather, recharge and connect with family and friends. And as it’s prime time for summer camps and well-deserved vacation time, it can also be a challenge to keep costs under control. But with some creative planning, you and your family can still have plenty of fun without blowing your budget. (more…)