Consumers are missing an estimated $41.7 billion in financial property, says the National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators (NAUPA). That includes everything from forgotten bank accounts and stock certificates to uncashed insurance policies. Link for Illinois unclaimed property site.
Try out these six personal finance hacks next time you’re designing a spending or savings plan.
Hitting certain life milestones are good times to enlist a financial advisor. Although you may kid yourself you can do the job alone, it’s good to have knowledgeable, third-party advice.
It’s probably easiest to ask your parents for money rather than about it — particularly when you’re younger. But as parents enter their seventh decades and beyond, the money conversation should change.
As more seniors turn to reverse mortgages, their adult children might be puzzled or concerned about what will happen to that debt when their parents die.
Making small changes now to your money habits can result in big rewards later.
The best choice when it comes to when to Social Security ultimately comes down to personal circumstances. But here are some secrets that may mean more money for you.
A good tip for employees is to contribute an extra 1% to their 401(k) plan over and above the employer match.
How to help your children understand valuable savings and budgeting lessons using a smartphone.
Many people aren’t adequately prepared to manage paying for an unexpected expense or emergency. According to a recent survey 47% of Americans say that they wouldn’t be able to cover a $400 emergency expense. To help you better manage the unexpected, here’s a guide to putting together the perfect emergency fund.