You’ve made the commitment to get your finances in order. You’ve landed a solid job after you spent the last several years earning your degree. Life is going well. Now you just need to pay off student loans faster. Your long-term goal is to save and invest for your future; save for a house and …
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#MoneyConscious Financial Planning Guide: 12 Steps to a Richer You uses the beloved Aesop’s Fable The Grasshopper and the Ant and the allegory of the professor who teaches his students life’s truths with a jar, rocks, pebbles and sand to inspire readers to take charge of their future and create a financial plan in twelve easy steps.
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The financial services firm Edward Jones released findings from their annual 529 Plan Awareness Survey last week. Disappointingly, 529 Plan awareness has fallen nationally for the third year in a row. This is concerning because of the escalating costs of college.
Edward Jones’ study follows Sallie Mae’s “How America Saves for College 2014” study released last month. The findings from Sallie Mae’s study showed that only about half of American families are saving for college. 45 percent of families that are saving for college are doing so in a standard savings account. You know that account that earns you a fraction of a fraction of the return your bank earns by lending out your money to others.