How to Maximize Your Retirement with Your 401(k)s

Want to get the most of your 401(k)? Get tips, tactics, and more on how you can keep your investments simple, low maintenance, and effective!  Reviewing Your 401(k)s During this break with the podcast, I was catching up on a few things, one of which was open enrollment. Every year my husband gets a huge packet […]

Open Enrollment: How Much Should We Contribute to Our 401(k)?

Want to maximize your 401(k) this year? The first step is figuring out how much to contribute. Today we discuss how much you need to put in to retire! How Much Should We Put Into Our 401(k)? We’re wrapping our open enrollment series! In the past couple of episodes we’ve discussed what you need to […]

Master Your 401(k): Optimizing Your Investments

Want to optimize your 401(k) investments? Learn how you can minimize needless fees and choose an effective and efficient way to invest!  This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my full disclosure for more info.  When’s the last time you two have reviewed your 401(k)? Don’t feel bad if it’s been awhile. We know firsthand […]

Master Your 401(k): How Much Do We Need to Contribute?

Want to maximize your 401(k) this year? Learn how you two can quickly and easily figure out how much you need to invest for your 401(k) contributions!  This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my full disclosure for more info.  This month we’ve been cleaning our (financial) house as we prepare for this next […]

Keeping Tabs on Retirement (without Stressing Out!)

Stressing over finances can take a toll any family, so automating our finances is both a way to reduce needless noise and build our net worth. As working parents, we would honestly rather do other things than looking over everything continually. Creating a financial system that basically takes care of the essentials allows us to  […]

Best Retirement Tools for Couples

Retirement can seem intimidating to some couples as the choices seem vast. Today I want to review some retirement tools you can use to build your portfolio and I’ll interview Doug Nord, a successful retiree, on how he create a plan that worked for him. This post is designed to get you off just planning […]

Playing Catch-Up on Retirement Savings

One of my favorite things about being a personal finance blogger is getting to discover and read some great books. This week I want to share some wonderful stories and experiences I read from Clark Howard’s new book, Living Large for the Long Haul. In it he shares the stories of over 50 different people […]

Rolling Over My Retirement Accounts Into Vanguard

Whether you two are new to investing or you’re looking to optimize your current investment plans, I hope this week’s articles help both of you build your family’s net worth.  Like I mentioned Monday, we’re getting our retirement system optimized and that included opening a retirement account in 20 minutes with Betterment. It was easy to […]