America Saves Blog
Tips, advice, and the latest news from the savings world.
By Lori Schock, Director of the SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy
What do online shoppers and investors who use robo-advisers have in common? Both provide convenience and oftentimes lower costs. But before you decide whether using a robo-adviser is the best way to invest, check out the SEC’s Investor Bulletin on Robo-Advisers.
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By Invite Education
The recent tax bill expands 529 savings plans to include expenses for elementary and secondary education. And, the annual gift tax exclusion has increased. This is big news for education savers – no matter how much you are saving!
By Janet Alvarez
Conventional wisdom says you should pay off your credit cards before saving for retirement. While it’s generally true you should pay off high-interest credit card debt as quickly as possible, there are a few situations where retirement savings should come first. Let’s look at the benefits of each approach.