New partnership to offer financial planning resources for members

AAA Ohio Auto Club’s ongoing initiative to enhance member benefits, services and expectations has led to a recently formed strategic partnership with The Strategic Wealth Management Group, a financial and investment advisory practice with locations in Mansfield and Columbus, Ohio, and assets in excess of $240 million as of Dec. 31, 2017 countrywide. With more …

AAA money tips for foreign travel

Heading across the pond (or around the world)? Local currency is indispensable for tips, transportation needs, small meals and other casual purchases. Avoid exchange-line hassles, high fees and unfavorable exchange rates typically offered in airports, hotels and restaurants by purchasing foreign currency before you leave the US. We suggest taking foreign currency in the equivalent …

The best time to start saving for retirement? Today.

With financial experts advising that retirees will need 80 to 100 percent of their pre-retirement income just to live comfortably, how can you start making smart investments in your future? To understand how your investment can grow, you need to have a basic understanding of compounding interest and the Rule of 72. When you understand …

Building credit: 4 tips for helping your college student make the grade

Establishing good credit is becoming increasingly important, from securing a home or auto loan to finding an apartment to getting hired at a new job. Beginning the credit-building process while still in college isn’t just a good idea; it’s become almost crucial to starting off on the right financial foot. For years, one of the …