Getting Started: Tips for College Students

Written by:  William Omberg, 2017 Summer Intern   As a rising college freshman, I have my work cut out for me in dealing with my personal finances over the next decade. Even excluding the effort that is paying for college (read a thorough explanation here), the onset...

Saving for College

Planning for college can be overwhelming, but it is never too early to start saving. There are a variety of investment vehicles available so you can find one that will best fit your family’s needs. The most common plan is the 529 Plan, of which there are two types –...

Helping Kids Learn to Budget

Written By: Jen Pieson, RP A few days ago Humans of New York’s Brandon Stanton interviewed a young boy who talked about his family’s allowance system. This post attracted a lot of attention; many people responded positively to the way the parents were...

Young Savers: How to Begin

Written By: Tom Gates, CFP Some of the most asked questions at JPP are about what advice to give young people about saving and investment: How much should I save? Where should I invest my savings? What rate of return should I expect? Should I pay-off all of my debt...