Credit Card, Savings and Retirement Expert
Sam Lipscomb is a writer for SmartAsset. His work spans a wide variety of personal finance topics with expertise including retirement, investing and savings. He is particularly well versed in credit cards. Sam has been featured in The Economist and on The Points Guy. He is a Certified Educator in Personal Finance (CEPF®). Sam graduated from Kenyon College with a degree in Economics and enjoys being a go-to resource for family and friends when it comes to personal finance. Originally from Washington, DC, Sam loves all things aviation and is a Cleveland sports fan. He currently lives in New York.
Posts by Sam Lipscomb:
The cost of a college education is at an all-time high, leaving many Americans wondering how to best save money to pay for tuition and other college costs. There are many options available to help you save, including 529 plans, Coverdell accounts and Roth IRAs. When formulating a plan, be sure to also think of all the factors that influence the cost of an education, such as location, cost of living and scheduling. If you’re unsure of how to get your education funding plans off the ground, consider working with a financial advisor in your area. Read more
Long-term care includes a number of personal care services that may be required for people who have ongoing health conditions. Setting up a plan for these services is important to ensure that you or your loved ones are taken care of if it becomes necessary. It also lets you work the prospective financial costs of them into your financial plan. The plan should also define the types of care you or your loved one might need access to. Working with a financial advisor can help you make sure you’ve got a plan in place to pay for any long-term care you may require. Read more
If you’re a frequent flyer, odds are you want to make your life as easy as possible when you have to jet off somewhere. But not all cities are equally equipped to facilitate your next adventure to the friendly skies. From the number of airports in a given area to the total number of nonstop destinations you can reach from a city, there are a range of factors that determine which cities are best for people who fly on a regular basis. Keep in mind that it can be helpful to work with a financial advisor if you spend a large chunk of your income on travel to help with budgeting and financial management. Read more
Neighborly is an investment company that allows investors to invest in communities seeking funding for internet infrastructure. More specifically, it focuses on bringing fiber broadband access to… Read more