I recently graduated from Bentley University this past May. While completing my undergrad, I had the opportunity to spend a semester studying abroad in Barcelona, Spain. My time in Spain exposed me to major courses in a different environment (International Finance for me), while also creating lifetime memories and lasting relationships along the way.
Many of you may have seen articles where I've mentioned the various taxes and penalties associated with the multitude of retirement plans out there.
Generally speaking, when one has a traditional IRA or Rollover IRA from a work sponsored retirement plan or old 401K that was left behind when one retires, the rules are pretty straightforward.
It's summertime and classes are over for college students and high schoolers are wrapping up their exams. Many kids already have jobs for the summer, but if yours doesn’t yet, you might want to consider hiring them yourself. There are many good reasons to hire your child this summer:
Working now is good preparation for the real world
After just graduating college this past May, I look back at my time in high school, and there aren’t too many things I would do differently. But if I could go back and make a change, at the top of this list would certainly be taking more Advanced Placement (AP) courses and their exams back in high school.