Even if you have a retirement nest egg, you run the risk of outliving your savings. An annuity is a contract that guarantees a series of payments for a period of time, sometimes even for life. Learn what an annuity is, how it works, the different types of annuities, and their pros and cons.
There are multiple ways you can handle your kid’s allowance, and they all come with their own pros and cons. But the ultimate goal is to teach your kids money management skills, so it’s important to understand which allowance system is best for your kids based on their age and your objective.
Flying is the best way to travel longer distances. But it can be expensive. Fortunately, how and when you book your flights can have a big impact on how much you spend. Learn how to pay less for your next airplane trip.
If the FIRE movement (financial independence, retire early) teaches us nothing else, it proves that it’s possible to retire within five to 10 years of getting serious about it. But “possible” doesn’t mean “easy.” Learn the math behind how to retire early and tips to get you there faster.
For people living paycheck to paycheck, carrying debt can feel hopeless. If you’re barely making minimum payments, it can seem like there’s no end in sight. Enter debt snowflaking — using money found here and there to make extra payments. Learn how to use the debt snowflake method to pay down debt.