I have found that there is a lack of sound financial planning advice that is specific to higher ed faculty and staff. I decided to change that. Here you will find articles that will give you actionable advice and tips for managing your benefits, accumulating wealth, and planning for retirement. As a higher education professional, you have many unique financial planning opportunities. Let’s explore them together.
Do you own a small business? Many professors make “sideline income” outside of their pay from their college/university. This income may come from consulting fees, book deals or entrepreneurial endeavors. Did you know there are [...]
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I’m finding that there are mistakes professors make with their student loans, oftentimes with negative consequences. In this article I’ll outline the 7 mistakes that I keep seeing time and time again. Most professors end up [...]
Sometimes, life comes at us fast. It's easy to become overwhelmed as our lives get more complex. In this article, I'll explain how a professor’s family flipped the script. They went from overwhelmed to crushing [...]
For those that work in higher ed, their 403b plan is often the largest pool of retirement assets they own. It’s no surprise, either. A huge perk to working in higher education are generous retirement plan contributions from the institutions. [...]
Professors often have access to outstanding retirement plan benefits. During your career, you can accumulate substantial assets through disciplined saving. You are in your 50's now and are considering retirement. But there’s a problem. Because [...]
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