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7 Things You Need to Know About Mutual Funds

Whether you re an experienced investor or just a beginner you probably know something about mutual funds Whether you re an experienced investor or just a beginner you probably know something about mutual funds SEE ALSO Mutual Funds Have Cons as Well as Pros SEE ALSO Mutual Funds...
Posted On 10 Apr 2017

Managing Your Money in Old Age

After Robyn Downing moved in with her ailing father in 2010 she gradually uncovered a financial quagmire She found he had eight different checking accounts at four different banks He was writing a whole bunch of checks to charities he d never supported before she says and he hadn...
Posted On 10 Apr 2017

Your Financial Plan Shouldnt Include Winning the Lottery

If you are worried that you haven t done what you need to in order to plan for your financial future you aren t alone Fifty eight percent of Americans say that their financial planning needs improvement and a whopping 34 haven t done anything to plan for their financial future...
Posted On 10 Apr 2017

You Need This Much Retirement Savings At Your Age And Income

Are you saving enough for an affordable retirement That s a key questions in retirement planning Yet many people don t know how to figure it out and don t even try even though knowing is important to their financial health But here s a practical fast way to get a rough idea Source
Posted On 07 Apr 2017

The True Cost of Financial Procrastination

What if I told you that I can predict your financial future just by looking at your smartphone What if I told you that I can predict your financial future just by looking at your smartphone SEE ALSO A Word of Caution to Retirees Tempted by Stock Records SEE ALSO A Word of Caution...
Posted On 07 Apr 2017

5 Time-Tested Tactics to Save for Retirement

For the 70th anniversary issue of Kiplinger s Personal Finance we distilled our best advice to show you how to build protect and enhance your wealth throughout your life Start with these tips to save more for retirement For the 70th anniversary issue of Kiplinger s Personal...
Posted On 07 Apr 2017

Hidden Fees Show How Investor Protections Can Backfire

After several years of lobbying and debate the Department of Labor s fiduciary rule which requires financial professionals to act in the best interests of their clients hit yet another snag After several years of lobbying and debate the Department of Labor s fiduciary rule which Source
Posted On 04 Apr 2017

The Power and Importance of Humanizing Investment Advice

One thing I ve learned while giving investment advice over the years is that it s important to understand the person behind the portfolio One thing I ve learned while giving investment advice over the years is that it s important to understand the person behind the portfolio SEE...
Posted On 04 Apr 2017

Death of a Spouse: The Under-Discussed Risk in Retirement

Investing in general involves risk Some of the risks most often discussed are market risk inflation risk and reinvestment risk These risks and others are present both before and after retirement However one under discussed risk in retirement income planning is the death of Source
Posted On 04 Apr 2017

Why Most Boomers Wont Be Able to Retire

Many baby boomers won’t be able to retire — at least, not in the traditional sense. The idea of days on the golf course, adventures around the world and leaving the workforce by age 65 won’t be a reality for many people in this age group, based on the findings of...
Posted On 04 Apr 2017