Financial planning is all about helping you manage the many changes you experience in life. Whether it’s planning to pay for college, the loss of a loved one, caring for aging parents or something totally unexpected, you’ll know how to be prepared.
Ric gives his advice for parents trying to decide between funding their kids’ 529 plans versus their own 401(k).
You’ve got a 16-year-old and no college savings, learn what your next steps should be.
Learn the many benefits of 529 plans, and when to limit contributions to avoid taxes and penalties.
You've Saved for College but Now College Isn't in the Picture
Why Turning Down All 8 Ivy League Schools Is Brilliant
Should You Have a 529 Plan for Each Kid?
Paying for College and Homes vs. Retirement
There are some simple, and fun, ways to teach kids about money.
These fun and simple tips will help get your kids on the path to a lifetime of fiscal responsibility.
Learn how to educate young adults about the importance of saving for the future.
Expert Advice on How to Talk to Your Kids About Money
Does Mandatory Financial Education Work for Teens?
Why Not to Leave Big Bucks to Little Kids
Practical Finance Advice for Young Adults Entering the Real World
Ric Edelman helps a couple getting married decide whether it is a good idea to have a joint account.
Get tips on how to have a healthy and positive conversation about financial issues.
Learn what changes you need to make and which financial issues you might be overlooking.
Planning a Lavish Wedding?
Should I Get a Prenup?
Don't Get Married Without Doing This First
Financial Mistakes Newlyweds Make
Learn the steps you need to take to lessen both the financial and mental impact of a period of unemployment.
Learn what you need to do before you talk to your boss.
Get expert advice on what to do with your retirement account.
Do Your Homework When Applying for Jobs
Saving While Self-Employed
No 401(k) at Work
How Can College Graduates Compete for Jobs?