Financial Plan

Traditional and Roth IRAs for Kids: It’s Never Too Early September 28, 2018 4:00 AM   |  

It's never too early to teach your kids about finances and help them start saving for their own retirement.

5 min read  |  IRA & 401k Plans
Part of a Multigenerational Home? Managing Household Finances September 21, 2018 4:00 AM   |  

Learn about the benefits and challenges of multigenerational household finances and get details about household financial management.

5 min read  |  Household Finances
Getting Married? How to Plan Your Financial Future Together September 12, 2018 4:00 AM   |  

Whether you’re getting married for the first time or remarrying, it’s important to get your financial future in order first.

3 min read  |  Household Finances
70% of Millennials Call Themselves Savers. Six Ways You Can Too August 16, 2018 4:35 AM   |  

Like generations before them, millennials want to be financially secure. Learn six saving and investing strategies that can help you pursue your goals.

4 min read  |  Savings Goals
Spend or Save Your Bonus? Consider Doing Both July 12, 2018 4:00 AM   |  

Many people save their bonus check, while others spend it on something they want. Find out how you could do both.

4 min read  |  Household Finances
Money Smart: Tips for Managing Expenses and Debt June 15, 2018 4:00 AM   |  

Many young investors aren’t sure how to start investing and may be surprised to learn it actually begins by managing expenses and paying off loans. Discover why.

5 min read  |  Household Finances
Focus on Women's Finance: 5 Practices of Financially Smart Women June 13, 2018 4:00 AM   |  

Taking control of your own finances or the finances of the family often falls to the most financially fit female. Let's gear up girlfriend!

5 min read  |  Household Finances
One Income? 5 Ways to Help Stretch Your Money June 11, 2018 4:00 AM   |  

Either by choice or circumstances, many people, especially women, may find themselves having to manage financially on a single income. Check out this blueprint to help you meet your needs and pursue your savings goals on a one-income budget.

5 min read  |  Household Finances
Your Financial Plan—A Roadmap for Life's Ups and Downs February 7, 2018 7:00 PM   |  

Here are five simple ways to build a roadmap that strives to help guard and grow your assets for the future.

4 min read  |  Savings Goals
Revitalizing the New Year: 6 Ways to Make Financial Resolutions January 18, 2018 11:00 PM   |  

To make progress toward your financial goals in 2018, it’s important to understand these six steps to potentially help you reach your financial resolutions.

3 min read  |  Goal Planning
Financial Planning in the New Year: Consider Getting Personal January 14, 2018 7:00 PM   |  

Have a personal goal in mind? Make sure it’s in sync with your financial goals.

3 min read  |  Savings Goals
Financial Planning to Pursue Life's Goals: The SMART Approach January 4, 2018 11:00 PM   |  

Creating a financial plan is an important step in attempting to achieve your goals. Learn more about the financial planning process.

3 min read  |  Goal Planning
5 Financial Steps to Take When You're Flying Solo December 20, 2017 11:00 PM   |  

Learn how to develop good financial habits, which can have a positive psychological impact and can potentially help you save and invest wisely for the future.

3 min read  |  Household Finances
How to Save Money: Six Tips to Help Stash Your Cash December 10, 2017 11:00 PM   |  

How to save money: it's something we all want to do. Follow these money saving tips to help you pursue your financial goals.

3 min read  |  Creating a Budget
Millennials Borrowing and Lending from the Bank of Mom and Dad October 9, 2017 12:00 AM   |  

Plenty of parents are helping their adult children financially, but there seems to be a generational disconnect about the extent of that help.

2 min read  |  Household Finances
A Well-Drafted Portfolio Should be No Fantasy – Key “Positions” to Fill August 23, 2017 12:00 AM   |  

Learn about the "positions" to fill as you build your investment portfolio.

2 min read  |  Portfolio Strategy
Mid-Year for the Stock Markets and Sectors: Time for a Checkup July 5, 2017 12:00 AM   |  

Looking ahead to the second half, it’s possible that politics in Washington and Q2 earnings could help set the tone. Can strength seen in the first half conti

5 min read  |  Market Insights
Mid-Year Tune-Up: Reassess, Realign, Rebalance? June 15, 2017 12:00 AM   |  

Plan a mid-year reassessment of your goals and expectations, to ensure your portfolio is still in alignment.

6 min read  |  Portfolio Strategy
Differing Views: When Partners Disagree on Retirement Investing June 8, 2017 12:00 AM   |  

When spouses have different investing styles, retirement planning can take some compromises from both sides.

4 min read  |  Retirement Planning
Caring for Your Finances When You’re Suddenly Single May 8, 2017 12:00 AM   |  

Making financial decisions when you're suddenly single. A guide to managing finances in the transition.

3 min read  |  Household Finances
Here’s What It Costs to Raise a Child and How You Might Cover It May 1, 2017 12:00 AM   |  

Kids are costly, but the family budget doesn’t have to tank to pay for them if you prepare properly.

3 min read  |  Household Finances
After the Wedding Bells: Exploring the Financial Benefits of Marriage April 11, 2017 8:00 PM   |  

Are you fully aware of the financial benefits of marriage? And if you are, do you know how to take full advantage of those benefits?

4 min read  |  Household Finances
Never Too Early to Have the Long-Term Care Talk with Your Parents February 28, 2017 11:00 PM   |  

It’s never too early to have “the talk” with your parents—about how they plan to spend and pay for the rest of their lives.

3 min read  |  Household Finances
How Parents of Elite Athletes Can Help Fund Their Child’s Dreams February 26, 2017 11:00 PM   |  

Parents of athletes can help fund their child's dreams without sidelining their own financial goals with planning tools and calculators from TD Ameritrade.

3 min read  |  Savings Goals
Starting Out Young: The Value of Investing in Yourself February 1, 2017 11:00 PM   |  

Learn about the value of investing for early savers.

6 min read  |  Portfolio Strategy
Financial New Year's Resolutions for 2017 January 3, 2017 11:00 PM   |  

Financial 2017 New Years Resolutions

3 min read  |  Savings Goals
Find Money in Your Paycheck: Are You Saving and Investing Enough? December 28, 2016 11:00 PM   |  

Could you be saving and investing more of your paycheck? An annual financial check-up could tell you.

4 min read  |  Savings Goals
Financial Planning 101: How to Deal With Debt As a Young Investor December 20, 2016 11:00 PM   |  

What is good debt and bad debt, and how can investors practice good habits with credit cards and find ways to pay down debt?

4 min read  |  Creating a Budget
Women, Retirement Savings, and Longevity’s Double-Edged Sword December 19, 2016 11:00 PM   |  

Women may be more likely to face challenges later in life due to a number of factors.

3 min read  |  Household Finances
Done Saving for Retirement? Great, But More Planning Ahead December 15, 2016 11:00 PM   |  

Even those who are successful at building wealth aren’t necessarily done with their investment journey. Often, investors need assistance planning how to make

5 min read  |  Goal Planning
Good or Bad: What Type Of Debt Is On Your Balance Sheet? December 7, 2016 11:00 PM   |  

Many financial planners advocate being 100% debt-free by retirement, but some types of debt are better than others. Learn to separate good debt from bad.

4 min read  |  Household Finances
Sports Parents: Are Team Fees Sidelining Your Retirement Goals? November 28, 2016 11:00 PM   |  

Youth sports has become a $7 billion a year business, but a new TD Ameritrade survey finds that many parents are putting their children’s sports ahead of thei

4 min read  |  Savings Goals
Preparing for Retirement: Singles Need To Think Differently October 13, 2016 12:00 AM   |  

Here are six strategies to consider when planning for retirement on your own.

3 min read  |  Goal Planning
Going on Vacation? Budget and Never Dip into Retirement Accounts September 13, 2016 5:40 AM   |  

Going on vacation? Budget properly ahead of time and never take money out of retirement funds to pay for it.

3 min read  |  Savings Goals
Cohabitating and Your Investments: Lay the Groundwork First August 16, 2016 1:50 PM   |  

If you’re getting ready to invest with your Significant Other before marriage, lay down the rules first.

3 min read  |  Household Finances
Think Small: A New Strategy For Financial Goal Setting July 14, 2016 12:00 AM   |  

3 min read  |  Savings Goals
Suddenly Single: Financial Planning for the Newly Widowed May 26, 2016 12:01 AM   |  

Women are more than twice as likely as men to lose a spouse to death. Learn how to move forward with your finances if you’re recently widowed.

5 min read  |  Household Finances
How to Change Your Relationship With Money for Good April 29, 2016 12:00 AM   |  

3 min read  |  Creating a Budget
Retirement Funds Sparse? Start Catching Up Late in the Race March 30, 2016 12:00 AM   |  

Even those approaching retirement without adequate funds can find ways to catch up and have a successful life after work.

3 min read  |  Retirement Planning
Closing the Gaps: Workforce Gender Equality December 20, 2015 8:00 PM   |  

2 min read  |  Household Finances
Starting Behind the Curve: Millennials and Money November 3, 2015 7:00 PM   |  

5 min read  |  Savings Goals
Still Need an Emergency Fund in Retirement? You Bet August 25, 2015 8:00 PM   |  

Breathe easier in retirement by building up a liquid emergency fund that can cover your household’s unexpected needs.

4 min read  |  Creating a Budget
Disruptions on the Way to Retirement? Hit Those Curveballs July 29, 2015 8:01 PM   |  

Could life’s curveballs wipe out your retirement savings? Prepare to adjust for unexpected hits to retirement plans.

4 min read  |  Goal Planning
Could Investing for the Future Make You Healthier Now? March 17, 2015 10:33 AM   |  

Several studies have found an unexpected benefit to saving for the future – greater health and happiness today.

3 min read  |  Savings Goals
Boomer Divorce and Remarriage: Money Mistakes to Avoid February 26, 2015 4:00 AM   |  

Ground rules, tax tips, and more to help you keep emotions in check and manage your finances wisely through the difficult process of a divorce and life afterward.

3 min read  |  Household Finances
Copilot: Great Vantage Point January 31, 2014 7:00 PM   |  

Investment guidance doesn’t mean surrendering control. Access TD Ameritrade expertise and tools to help you move in the direction you want.

4 min read  |  Portfolio Strategy
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