Perhaps you’re doing a good job with saving towards retirement, but you feel like you should be doing more. The only problem is that you don’t have any money left over to save. In today’s blog post, I’ll share with you 5 Easy Ideas To Boost Your Retirement Savings.
Losing a spouse is a tragedy that bears great pain. For many widows, the husband handled the finances and now they find themselves not only grieving his loss but also stressing out about how to get organized and what to do next.
Your goal during your first year as a widow should be to just get your bearings, grieve, and stabilize the situation. With that in mind here is a checklist of 10 things that you need to focus on right away which will help you put your life back together and get financially organized.
If you were to do a quick Google search on the “cost of retirement”, you wouldn’t have to look very far to find people say that you only need to live off of 70% to 80% of your pre-retirement income. But in today’s blog post I will share 3 major reasons why you should plan to spend more in retirement, not less.
Saving for your children’s education can seem like a daunting task. While there are many factors to consider, in today’s blog post you will learn about 3 tips to help you better understand the education savings landscape.
How much money do you actually need for your retirement nest egg? While there are many factors that go into retirement, in this post you will learn about a 5-step process that will help you quickly and easily estimate what you need.
This week we have a guest post from Dimensional Fund Advisors on the topic of investing in bitcoin. Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are receiving intense media coverage, prompting many investors to wonder whether these new types of electronic money deserve a place in their portfolios.
Throughout the week, I run across articles that may be of interest to you. In today’s Articles of Interest series, I am sharing an article titled Institutional’s Tiny Edge.
In this article, author Larry Swedroe references a study that shows institutional asset managers outperform retail investors. However, the study goes on to say that the outperformance is only a mirage since the asset manager deviated from the benchmark.
With Christmas right around the corner, I’m sure you would rather receive a bag of gold instead of a lump of coal. I won’t disagree with that. But the lure of gold is more like a death trap similar to the scene in Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade where Elsa dies chasing the golden holy grail. She pursued gold at all costs and it was a steep price that she paid. With that in mind, I will be sharing 10 reasons why you should avoid investing in gold. Read more “Investing In Gold: 10 Reasons Not To”
Throughout the week, I run across articles that may be of interest to you. In today’s Articles of Interest series, I am sharing an article titled Jeremy Siegel: The S&P 500 Is Fairly Valued.
In this article, Jeremy discusses that the S&P 500 is not over-priced. This flies in direct conflict with what many of the other so-called “crystal ball experts” are saying.