Tag: Financial Advice


What Will Happen to My Loved One’s Finances After They Die?

What Will Happen to My Loved One’s Finances After They Die?

Q: My close relative is getting on in years, and I’ve been wondering: What will happen to their financial accounts and debts after they die? A: The state of your relative’s finances after their death will vary based on the steps they had taken while they were alive. Here’s what you need to know about what happens…

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Spring Clean Your Finances

Spring Clean Your Finances

Spring is a great time of year to clear your house of accumulated junk and make it sparkle. Why not do the same for your finances? Junk can accumulate there, too. In fact, some of your money matters may need a good wipe down this season. It is especially true this year, when many Americans…

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Preparing Financially for a New Baby

Preparing Financially for a New Baby

Congratulations! You’ve just gotten the positive pregnancy test results and you’re breathless with excitement — and nerves. Or maybe you’re a few months along, and the mild panic is growing right along with the baby bump. Regardless, a baby means big changes, and some of those changes bring many new expenses. How will you pay…

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Halloween and Christmas Holiday Spending

It’s Almost Halloween, So Let’s Talk Christmas

Football is back, the leaves are changing, and everywhere you look pumpkin spice is taking over. Fall is here, and Halloween is right around the corner! Clearly, it’s time to start thinking about Christmas and other Winter holidays. Even if you’re the “Bah, Humbug” type of person who regularly posts Facebook rants about the neighbors…

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Buying a House During the COVID 19 Pandemic

All You Need to Know About Selling Your Home During COVID-19

Selling a home is a move people generally plan years in advance, and 2020 was no different. For many homeowners, the hot real estate market of spring and summer of 2020 was going to be the season they put their homes up for sale. And then came the coronavirus – and the world turned upside…

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