Although vacationing during the cold winter months is exciting, it’s important to take care of all the mundane details before leaving your home for a significant amount of time. Nobody wants to worry about the safety of their home while vacationing, and you won’t have to if you take these steps.
We all want retirement to come sooner rather than later. Though it would be nice to retire at 55 or 60, it’s important to be realistic when deciding to put your working years behind you. Let’s take a look at the pros and cons of early retirement!
Credit influences everything from your interest rate on loans to your insurance payments – and even the kind of job you can get. If you’d like to start your future off right, here are some ways to build your credit while you’re still attending college.
While looking into some different college savings options, I came across Uniform Transfer to Minors Act (UTMA) and Uniform Gift to Minors Act (UGMA) accounts. So what are these accounts, and are they a good choice for your child’s education fund? Let’s take a look.
Most people know that they should contribute to their company-sponsored 401(k) retirement fund. However, many people don’t know when they should begin or how much they should contribute to this fantastic saving tool. Here’s what you need to know about contributing to your 401(k).
We created our latest guide, Understanding and Managing Credit 101, as part of our Zing Education Series. We want to provide you with the information and tools you’ll need to keep great credit and qualify for the best possible mortgage rates. Here at Quicken Loans, we call that a win-win.
Tax season is over! How was your tax-filing experience this year? I’m pretty much over the whole tax thing, but maybe it’s worth another look. Double checking your taxes is a wise choice, especially if you catch a mistake and need to file an amended tax return.
Are you retired? Are you planning to retire sometime in the near future? With such a major life change, it’s necessary to be a little more careful with your finances. Here are some cost-saving methods to help you get a better control on your post-retirement finances.
From tools and cameras to jewelry and pets, renting just about anything seems to be gaining popularity. When deciding if renting an item instead of buying it makes financial sense, consider the 3 C’s: cost, convenience and coverage.
I have always had a love for the city; from the sound of roaring traffic and the crowds of people to the sense of community that comes with living in an urban environment. The cost of living downtown can be expensive, but there are some creative ways to help keep the cost of living and playing within your budget.