Financial Planning After Graduation

You did it! You made it through your degree program and now have your diploma in hand. As you’re about to enter the workforce, it’s time to think about financial planning in a new way. This includes planning for the future and dealing with any student loans. Check out the tips below to help you with financial planning after graduation.  Go For Your Dreams Upon graduation, many doors will open for you. To help you decide which ones you…

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5 Times You Should Review Your Financial Plan

Life changes. You change jobs, move, get married/divorced, have kids, etc. As a result, your financial plan should change with you. To ensure it does, be sure to review it in at least these five situations. At Least Yearly, Ongoing At a minimum, you should review your financial plan yearly. Even if you ignore it during these other suggested times, reviewing it yearly means you’ll catch any significant changes that need to be included. This helps ensure the data…

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5 Times You Should Review Your Financial Plan

Life changes. You change jobs, move, get married/divorced, have kids, etc. As a result, your financial plan should change with you. To ensure it does, be sure to review it in at least these five situations. At Least Yearly, Ongoing At a minimum, you should review your financial plan yearly. Even if you ignore it during these other suggested times, reviewing it yearly means you’ll catch any significant changes that need to be included. This helps ensure the data…

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Benefits of Shopping Secondhand

SecondHand Wardrobe Day is observed every August 25th. In addition to saving money, buying secondhand clothing saves the Earth's resources. Rather than filling up landfills, secondhand clothing is cheaper, lasts longer, and is already "preshrunk to fit," so you know exactly what you're getting.  Another day to observe is April 24th, Fashion Revolution Day, and Fashion Revolution Week, which occurs annually during the week of April 24th, the anniversary of the Bangladesh Rana Plaza disaster. The Rana Plaza complex…

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10 Small Changes to Start Saving Money Today

Feel like you're burning through cash like wildfire? You’re not alone. According to a 2019 survey by Ladder, the average American spends almost $1500 per month on non-essential items. The good news with that is it makes it easy to cut back if you need to get out of debt or focus on saving, all of which are key elements of financial literacy. Check out the ten small changes to start saving money. Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate…

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