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    How to help make college a reality for your grandchildren

    By Suzie Sawyer // According to the College Board, the average cost of tuition and fees for the 2014-2015 school year was $31,231 at private colleges, $9,139 for state residents at public colleges, and $22,958 for out-of-state residents attending public universities. With college tuition continually on the rise, many parents are finding it difficult to […]

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    Emergency funds: How much is enough?

    By Wealth Management Systems // An emergency fund can provide a financial cushion in the event of a loss of income. But today’s low interest rates and longer time between jobs may require a reconsideration of the old rules of thumb. According to research by Bankrate.com, 67 percent of Americans have an emergency fund that […]

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    Think about consolidating your IRAs

    By Suzie Sawyer // Do you have traditional, Roth, rollover, or SEP IRAs at different institutions? Or, do you have beneficiary IRA accounts elsewhere? If so, now is a great time to think about consolidating your IRAs. By consolidating your IRAs, you can benefit by reducing fees and the number of statements you receive as […]

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