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Saving for Retirement and College at the Same Time

I’m saving for both retirement and college – my two-year-old daughter’s college. Right about the time she’d be putting her cute little hand out for some college money, I’ll be getting ready to retire. Here’s how I’m saving for two very different goals at the same time.

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The ABCs to a 401(k) - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

The ABCs to a 401(k)

Are you new to the working world? If so, the single best piece of advice I can give is to contribute to your employer’s 401(k) program. What’s a 401(k) program, you ask? And why should you contribute? Both good questions. Read on to learn more.

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What You Need to Know About Retirement - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

What You Need to Know About Retirement Now

According to the United States Department of Labor, less than half of America’s citizens have taken the time to figure out, let alone save up the amount of money they will need for their retirement, which is typically about 20 years in length.

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Turning 30? Three Money Moves to Make Right Now - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

Turning 30? Three Money Moves to Make Right Now

For many young Americans, turning thirty represents a huge milestone; as people begin to live longer, the time that we’re “allowed” by society to remain footloose and fancy free has begun to extend well into our twenties. But alas, this prolonged adolescence can’t last forever. As we Millennials begin to approach age thirty, the pressure to get our lives in order starts to get dialed up. So if your days as a twenty-something are numbered, seriously think about taking these three important financial steps as soon as you can.

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One Reverse Mortgage Surprises Seniors with $20,000

One Reverse Mortgage, the nation’s largest reverse-only provider of reverse mortgage home loans, announced the winners of its national sweepstakes called the $20,000 Boost Your Retirement Giveaway.

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Know Your Mortgage: Reverse Mortgages

Reverse Mortgages are shrouded in confusion and misunderstanding. How does it work? Why is it reversed? What’s a mortgage? You should really know the answer to that last question, but i’ll help answer everything else in this week’s Know Your Mortgage: Reverse Mortgages.

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Tax Refunds: Should You Spend or Save?

What would you do if you received a $1,000 in tax refunds? Would you use it for something fun like taking a vacation or put it toward your retirement?

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5 Tips for Finding Post-Retirement Jobs with Purpose

Increasing numbers of baby boomers are transforming their traditional retirement years with late-in-life employment. Here are a few tips for finding purposeful post-retirement jobs.

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How Millions Could Quadruple Their Income

Most people are settling for a quarter (or less) of the income they could get from their bank accounts. Here are tips for getting the most out of your bank.

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Want Free Money? Maximize Your 401(k)

Is there anything better than free money? I don’t think so, either. You’re probably wondering how you could come across such a wonderful thing, right? The answer could be as simple as putting a little bit of each paycheck toward a retirement fund, such as a 401(k).

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