Education

How To Go from Middle Class to Millionaire

Creating a budget that you stick to and prioritizing savings are two of the most important behaviors needed when building wealth. Lifestyle choices and emotional decisions, like saving for college over retirement, are two obstacles between having a healthy savings or living a leased life without savings.

By Josie Lee, ago
Education

How to Pay for College [Infographic]

Paying for a child's college education while keeping your retirement and financial goals on track is no easy task. However, there are several options available to help keep your child's collegiate dreams alive without sacrificing your retirement and creating debt that you will need to dig out of.

By Zina Kumok, ago
Education

Handling Student Debt When College Is a Distant Memory

Student loan debt will follow you no matter how old you are, unless you take action. Here are ways to get creative and the various options available to pay back that debt. Whether it's your own student debt, or the student debt being created by your college aged children, know what actions you can take to cut weight and move forward with your life debt free.

By Will Lipovsky, ago
Education

GuideVine’s Summer Scoop 2016

GuideVine's Summer Scoop returns for 2016! From June 1st through August 31st, watch short daily videos from financial experts answering common financial questions. By the end of the summer, you'll be a lot more confident and knowledgeable about personal finance.

By GuideVine, ago
Education

What New Graduates Should Know About Their Student Loans

Whether you are a recent college grad or a parent of one, someone is left holding the student loan baggage. There are several options to consider when determining your loan repayment strategy, from payment plans to restructuring debt. But what comes first, saving for retirement or paying down those student loans? It's time to sit down and review what the best course of action is for you.

By Zina Kumok, ago
Education

Finances and Females

Women in today's workforce have steadily grown to be the breadwinners in their household which creates unique financial planning challenges. Looking for a female perspective on the matter, we asked a couple of female financial planners who use GuideVine to provide their insights and experience on how women can approach their financial planning.

By Jane Hodges, ago
Education

Top Tax Software for 2016

We've reviewed the top 5 tax software programs for 2016. They may not save more money on your tax returns but they do offer a way to lower your tax preparation costs. Pricing and options range from free to more expensive. Depending on your experience and comfort level for filing your own tax return, customer support and other features also differ by the price of the tax software you may choose.

By Zina Kumok, ago
Education

Guide to Choosing a New Financial Advisor

Finding and choosing the right financial advisor is an important step to building your financial future. However it can be confusing and overwhelming, from finding a good set of advisors to meet, knowing what questions to ask them and recognizing what to look for and avoid. Here are some tips from GuideVine CEO, Raghav Sharma, to simplify your search.

By Raghav Sharma, ago
Education

Why You Should Owe On Your Tax Return

Getting a nice refund at tax time can be a great feeling and help fund that vacation you’ve been planning. But is giving the government a no interest the loan the right approach? Consulting a tax professional on your withholding strategy one of many things you can do to plan a better approach to taxes.

By Zina Kumok, ago
Education

When Investments Are Too Good To Be True

When investments sound too good to be true, they most likely are. Tread with extreme caution when you hear pitches that say: guaranteed returns, no risk or risk free or hurry before it's too late! These are all common themes of fraudsters trying to lure in their next victim.

By Josie Lee, ago