What is a 403b plan and how does it work

What is a 403(b) plan and how does it work

What are 403(b) plans and how do they work? Most of the time, the spotlight is on the 401(k) plans. A 403(b) plan is equally important though. It’s just aimed at a different group of employees. When a company hires you, one of your very first tasks as a new employee is deciding upon a… continue reading »


30 step checklist financial freedom

30 step checklist for financial freedom

As the Financial Literacy Month comes to an end this week, it can’t hurt to take a moment and look at the 30 step checklist for financial freedom. The guys over at Money Management International did a great job coming up with a 30 day plan to help people achieve financial wellness. What better way to… continue reading »


Alternative ways to save for retirement without 401(k)

Alternative ways to save for retirement without a 401(k)

Saving money for retirement can turn out to be quite a financial challenge, especially if you don’t have access to a traditional retirement savings plan. So, what are some alternative ways to save for retirement without a 401(k)? Smaller financial goals, like building an emergency fund, are definitely less scary than saving for retirement. First of all,… continue reading »