Scarborough Capital Management Blog

2 Ways You Can Make Investing Easier
Aug 10, 2020
In our experience helping busy families plan for their future, we’ve learned that the reason many people put off their financial planning is[...]
What Does Rolling Over a 401(k) Mean?
Aug 03, 2020
We get this question a lot: If I decide to leave my job (for reasons other than retirement), what do I do with my 401(k)?
Before Giving to Charity, Ask Yourself These Questions
Jul 28, 2020
It’s admirable to want to help others, but there are a few questions you should ask yourself before you make a charitable donation. Not all[...]
Scarborough Debt Counseling: 5 Ways You Should be Using Credit Cards
Jul 20, 2020
For some people, the words “credit cards” conjure up thoughts of crippling finance charges, endless minimum payments and debt collectors. But in[...]
What is an Emergency Fund? And Other Financial Planning Facts
Jul 13, 2020
Things may be going really well for you right now. You may be advancing in your job, your investments are rebounding and life, overall, may[...]
A Little 401(k) Education: Roth Versus Traditional
Jul 06, 2020
It’s safe to say that most working Americans have heard of a 401(k). Chances are, these same people have also heard of the terms “Roth” and[...]
Already Retired? 401(k) Help for Retirees
Jun 30, 2020
There’s an effort being made to find a better word than “retire” to describe the act of putting your working years behind you. 
Managing Your Own 401(k)? 5 Common Mistakes Made by DIYers
Jun 22, 2020
Defined contribution 401(k) plans are some of the best deals available to working Americans saving for retirement. The contribution limits are[...]
A Retirement Planning Checklist: 5 Steps to Prepare for Retirement
Jun 15, 2020
When can we retire? Will I outlive my money in retirement? What should we be doing now to retire in the next couple of years? We hear these[...]
Can the ‘Rule of 55’ Help You Plan for Retirement?
Jun 08, 2020
If you’re one of the younger Baby Boomers, retirement planning is something you are most likely spending some time thinking about.