Tim Parker

Tim Parker has a Bachelors and Masters in Education and is the owner of ECS, a company specializing in financial and small business content for print and online media. His work is published on many of the best known media outlets as well as magazines, industry publications, and newspapers. He also runs breakingfinancenews.com and bibledollar.com. He loves all things creative and is passionate about volunteering in the nonprofit sector. Tim lives in Florida where he often sets up a mobile office on the Gulf of Mexico beaches.

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  1. Retirement Planning

    401(k) Balance: How You Compare to Others Your Age

    How much people have put away for retirement varies, naturally, by old they are. See how your savings stack up.
  2. Retirement Planning

    2016 Retirement Savings by Age: Where Do You Stand?

    What people in various age groups have saved at present for their retirement years – and where they should be. How does your nest egg compare?
  3. Budgeting & Savings

    Discover 5 Secrets About 529 Plans

    When starting a 529 plan for your child's college fund, keep these details in mind.
  4. Budgeting & Savings

    Bank Fees Be Gone

    Not only are bank account interest rates measly, but fees can take a serious bite out your balance. Here's what to do.
  5. Retirement Planning

    Benefit From Senior Discounts

    With social security payment projections almost flat for next year, seniors can turn to discounts to save money.
  6. Budgeting & Savings

    How Much Are You Blowing on Bank Fees?

    The amount Americans pay on bank fees will blow your mind – and your budget.
  7. Retirement Planning

    5 Secrets You Didn't Know About Roth IRAs

    Between its generous tax benefits at retirement and no required minimum distributions, a Roth IRA is well worth considering if you're eligible to have one.
  8. Retirement Planning

    Retire on 70% of Your Income? It Might Be Tough

    Before you're sure that 70% will be enough to support you in retirement, figure out what your life costs now and how it might change.
  9. Company Insights

    At last: A Plane with Wider Coach Seats

    Unfortunately, it's not a long-haul plane. But Delta did buy some.
  10. Taxes

    3 Summer Tax Benefits, Courtesy of Your Kids

    These three expenses could make your tax bill lighter next April.
  11. Retirement Planning

    When Spouses Die, Who Gets Their Retirement Funds?

    You don't automatically get your spouse's IRA, 401(k) and other accounts when he or she dies. Here's how to plan so the right survivors get the funds.
  12. Credit, Loans & Mortgages

    Now: A New Alternative to Payday Loans

    Some companies are offering employees easy ways to access their paychecks early. Staffers gain – payday lenders lose out. A win-win for the cash-strapped.
  13. Budgeting & Savings

    Cash Advances: the Good and the Bad

    Understand who benefits most from cash advances – and when it might make sense to get one.
  14. Retirement Living

    Can Your Pension’s Cost-of-Living Clause Be Frozen?

    Recent events in New Jersey prove that relying on a pension alone to fund your retirement is risky. Make sure you have multiple retirement income sources.
  15. Retirement Planning

    What Are the Different Parts of Medicare?

    At age 65, most people have to sign up for Medicare. Learn which of its four programs are mandatory – and which you can skip.
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