One of the most difficult times in a parent’s life can be the summer before their child leaves for college. Not only are parents worried about financial preparations for their children’s education, they are often caught up in a whirlwind of emotions related to sending their children out on their own.
While saving for college is often a burden that falls on parents, college often becomes the first time in a child’s life where they are completely responsible for their own money. College can come with a host of choices and teaching your child to effectively manage their money before they start will help them to be more successful during their education.
With the rise of digital technology, your information can be more readily available than ever. Whether on landlines or cell phones, phone calls from unknown numbers happen at increasing rates, and often they’re very persuasive. Please consider some of the following information to protect yourself from falling victim to a telephone scam.
Every June, families get together to celebrate the fathers and father figures in their life. Often celebrated with a Sunday barbecue, Father’s Day has a rich history. The holiday began is 1910 in Spokane, Washington when Sonora Dodd wanted to find a way to honor the man who raised her after her mother died during childbirth.
The Council for Disability Awareness, a national nonprofit organization that helps working adults understand income supplementation, teams up with the insurance industry to raise awareness of the value of having income protection. No one plans to suffer from illness or injury that prevents them from working, but having a plan in place can help ease that process.
Social Security was established in 1935 by the Social Security Act. Despite its longevity of nearly a century, social security benefits are still confusing to many. Most people aren’t sure how exactly the program works or when its best to cash in on those payouts. Social Security benefits are based on workers’ contributions into the program.