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August 9, 2018

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August 8, 2018

Types of Retirement Accounts

IRA Retirement Plans IRAs (Individual Retirement Arrangements) An IRA (traditional) is an individual retirement account that allows you to save cash and other financial assets while providing federal and state tax breaks as you contribute to your account. When you make a withdrawal, that money will typically be taxed.   Roth IRAs A Roth IRA

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August 25, 2017


August 24, 2017


When you reach a qualified age or years of service in your job, you may retire from work. It is important to create a financial plan for this major life event since you will no longer be earning an income.  

October 31, 2018

How to Create a Budget

1. Know your take-home pay.   The first step to creating a budget is knowing how much money you have available. Be sure to build your budget around your take-home pay (the amount of money in your pocket after deductions for things like taxes, retirement contributions, or health insurance).     2. Choose a timeframe

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December 19, 2017

5 Things to Consider When Choosing to Work During College

By Katie Wornek, UHEAA If you’re thinking about working while attending college, you’re definitely not alone. A 2015 Georgetown University study found that 70% of college students work during college. Beyond providing money to help you pay for school, working at a job will help you gain valuable real-world skills and feel invested in your

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December 18, 2017

Do’s and Don’ts: Common FAFSA Mistakes

By: Jacob Newman, UHEAA Be sure to avoid these common mistakes while completing your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). If you don’t avoid them, your application may be subject to verification and delays!   DON’T leave blank fields: Enter a ‘0’ or ‘not applicable’ instead of leaving it blank. Too many blanks may

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