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3 Tips For Saving For Your Kids’ College Fund - Allan Oulate

3 Tips For Saving For Your Kids’ College Fund

There's a reason you often hear parents saying “They grow up so fast.” It can sometimes feel like your child goes from a toddler to a college student in the blink of an eye. When you’re having a baby, the last thing you want to think about is saving for your child’s college, but it truly is smartest to save as early ...

4 Tips For Saving For Your Retirement In Your 20s - Allan Oulate

4 Tips For Saving For Your Retirement In Your 20s

If you’re in your 20s, you’re probably thinking you’re too young to start saving for retirement. But the truth is, you should start saving for retirement as soon as you can. The sooner you start saving the more time your savings will have to grow. Starting young can make an especially big difference because of ...

Holiday Shopping Budgeting Help - Allan Oulate

Holiday Shopping Budgeting Help

The holiday season is known as “the most wonderful time of the year.” Ideally, your finances should stay in wonderful shape throughout the season, but this is hardly the norm. Consumer counseling agencies report that, in January and February, there’s a 25 percent increase in the number of people who need help with debt. ...

Copy of How Can Your Personal Credit Score Impact Your Business - Allan Oulate

How Can Your Personal Credit Score Impact Your Business?

So you've finally decided to take the leap and make your foray into the world of business ownership. You are excited to hit the ground running and get things underway. You have your business plan and you are all ready to execute upon it. However, you don't enough fluid capital to fully fund it. Therefore, you will have to ...

How to Protect Your Credit Card (Or Score) During the Holidays - Allan Oulate

How to Protect Your Credit Card (Or Score) During the Holidays

Credit card fraud is a problem that occurs all year long. However, during the holidays, there is a significant increase in this crime occurring. Falling victim can damage your credit in a flash and your credit score can take a hit in the process. There are certain steps you can take to protect both your credit card and credit ...

3 Ways to Make Budgeting More Enjoyable - Allan Oulate

3 Ways to Make Budgeting More Enjoyable

It's rare to see fun and finances in the same sentence, but budgeting doesn't have to be an exercise in misery. Nothing can take all of the work and planning out of the budgeting process, but it's relatively easy to turn it into a game. Turning budgeting into a pleasant task instead of a tedious chore makes it much easier to ...

Allan Oulate - Top Financial Planning Tools of the Month

Top Financial Planning Tools of the Month (October)

Last month, we discussed a few tools that anyone attempting to take control of their financial future. In addition to the tools we shared in a previous post (federal student aid calculator, lifetime income calculator, and 401k savings calculator), here are a few more tools you can benefit from: Credit Card Repayment ...