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‘Til Death Do Us Part

‘Til Death Do Us Part

Student loans seemed like a good idea at the time. Many are steered toward student loans as a responsible way to finance a college education. I recently retired my $13,500 ($21,000 with fees and interest) student loan from a degree I received in 1997. Fourteen years, a second degree, and couple of postponements later; I’m...

Budget BFF (Part I)

Budget BFF (Part I)

In 2011, forget about diamonds or dogs. A budget is your new best friend. Like any good friend, your budget BFF will listen to financial goals, provide sound advice, and help you focus and reach your potential. What more can you ask? This relationship is a two way street. We have a role to play...