This is really hitting home for me this week. I have a soon to be Senior in College home for the summer and he is into the financial questions. I don't know if it's because he will be living off-campus this fall and is getting into "adult" mode or what. He set up a Mint.com account, a ROTH IRA and is trying to budget for utilities, rent and food. He also purchased renter's insurance.
One of the decisions we all need to make in retirement is how do we want to be cared for in our later ages when we may need some assistance. I think for most people, they immediately think of long-term care insurance, which may help to offset the cost of skilled nursing care needs, but doesn’t address where or how care will be provided. An option that covers the where
Stories, both fictional and true, are often great ways to learn lessons. Throughout history people have used storytelling to teach people important lessons about life. Some of the most famous examples are some of Aesop’s fables such as the Tortoise and the Hare. In personal finance, one of my favorite books is The Richest Man in Babylon by George S. Clason.
Did you just turn 50 and realized that retirement is coming soon? This article will help you determine if you are ahead of the game or lagging behind.
Whether it’s retirement or any goal, the way to give yourself the best chance of achieving success is to set specific, measurable, and attainable targets.
Interesting article from the New York Times. We have always been Fiduciaries and put our clients interests first and will continue to do so in the future. Can your advisor pledge to be a Fiduciary?
During February most of us begin to slip on our New Year Resolutions. The promise of what could be is now never going to be unless we find a way to recommit.
According to StatisticBrain.com 41% of Americans usually make New Year’s resolutions. The top three 2017 resolutions are:
New regulations require paid financial advisers to adhere to a “fiduciary standard” instead of the much weaker “suitability standard” when recommending retirement investments. What do these regulations mean for consumers?
It is no secret that the typical American is working long hours with little respite compared to other countries with large economies. Full-time employees report an average work week of 47 hours and four out of 10 American workers say they work over 50 hours a week.