Category: Finances

Americans Aren’t Doing a Great Job When Saving For Retirement

Americans may find themselves in a messy situation come retirement. Click here to read more.  [...]

Why You Should Start Investing In Your 20’s

Here is why you should start investing in your 20's: Click here to read more.  [...]

16 Things That This 75-Year-Old Considers Big Money Wasters

Here are 16 things that this 75-year-old considers big money wasters. Click here to read more.  [...]

A Child Or Family Member With Special Needs Can Make Financial Planning More Critical and Complicated.

Financial planning is daunting enough, but it becomes more complicated and critical when you have a child or family member with special needs. Click here to read more.[...]

The One Concept You Need To Know When Saving For Retirement

If there's only one concept you need to know when saving for retirement, it's this: compound interest. With compounding, you make money on your money. You make interest on your interest. Click here to read more.[...]

Thinking About Becoming a Snowbird? Do Your Research First

A new study from Maryland shows that the majority of people who achieve age 61 are free to choose where they want to live. This is not that surprising for many retirees, who want to consider moving at least on a part time basis to a more ideal locale. In fact, up to one third[...]

New Study Shows That the Oldest People Are Also the Wealthiest

The Bloomberg Billionaires Index shows that 6 out of the 25 richest Americans are over the age of 80. The Internal Revenues Service shares data that indicates just how old the top billionaires and millionaires throughout the United States are. Individuals over the age of 80 are a small portion of the population, representing 3.7%[...]

Am I Responsible for My Deceased Family Member’s Debts?

When someone passes away suddenly, a lot of questions are raised. This is even more true when the person didn’t take any precautionary steps in terms of estate planning. Once the estate goes through the probate process, family members may be curious about the impact of debts.   One of the biggest myths in the[...]

Women Face Unique Financial Challenges In Old Age

People talk a lot about the gender gap these days. Disparities in earnings between men and women have driven substantial political chatter and partisan debates in recent years, and the topic only seems to gain traction as we head into a new political season. View image | gettyimages.com One context in which people rarely discuss[...]

Batman Artist Turns to Crowdfunding for Health Care Costs

Batman’s faced plenty of tough foes in the course of his career, but there’s one nemesis still awaiting Bruce Wayne a few years down the road: long-term care costs. Just ask Norm Breyfogle, a well-known comic book artist most famous for his work with “The Caped Crusader.” The New York Times recently recounted Breyfogle’s struggle[...]