Your Social Security Retirement Benefits: What Those Annual Social Security Statement Samples Really Mean

Every year in the mail you receive a Social Security Benefits Statement. It’s an itemized statement that breaks down how much money you’ve earned in your lifetime, and how much you can expect to receive in Social Security benefits (payments) upon your retirement. Don’t throw those reports in the trash. Here’s what you should be doing with your Social Security Statement Sample instead.

401k Retirement Plans: What You Need To Know About Your 401k Benefits

If you’re anything like me, the mere mention of having to make big financial decisions (even if they are good for me) makes me cringe and worry I won’t understand the facts. So, I want to break down 401k retirement plan information into a language everyone can understand. Here are the different contribution options, what to think about when investing, and what to do if you leave your job and you want to take your 401k benefits with you.

Paper Shredder Review: Here’s What To Look For When You Buy A Shredder

Regardless of the type of paper you save and how long you save it — like for tax purposes — you will inevitably need to shred a large amount of paper that has your private information on it. Especially if you work from home, or have your own small business. We have 2 paper shredders. See which ones and why we chose these.