If you are a grandparent like me, you may want to leave something special for your grandchildren that they will appreciate and benefit from when they go off to college, even if you can't be here at that time.
With the current economic problems affecting all of us, small businesses are still struggling to recover in the wake of last year's collapse of the financial markets and they face a challenging road ahead.
One of the greatest philosophers I have quoted and respected for his wisdom and simple common sense is Will Rogers.
With the current financial crisis affecting retirement saving strategy, an interruption of planned contributions can greatly impact your retirement plan.
Americans who are retired or are planning to retire are facing challenges today that did not exist twenty or thirty years ago.
Losing a job or a spouse are two of the most stressful life events that can happen to any family.
If you are in the retirement "Red Zone," the five years before and five years after you retire, you face three key financial risks that could seriously affect your retirement - investment losses when you can least afford them, emotional decisions leading to bad financial outcomes and outliving your money because you didn't achieve enough growth.
No matter where you thought you were on the road to retirement, chances are the recent meltdown of the economy has been a setback for you.
Considering the decreased value declines most participants have experienced in their 401(k) and other pension plans in 2008 and 2009, many advisors are recommending to clients to consider an in-service withdrawal.
How are you reacting to the current state of the market? How do you feel about the current U. S. economy overall? And, more importantly, what are you doing to protect yourself from the economic pinch?
By 2030, the over-65 population in the US is projected to swell to 72 million. This is the group - composed of folks born between 1946 and 1964 - we call baby boomers. Their presence raises several interesting questions, including this one: How will boomers find solutions about senior health care options? I just recently attended a seminar about the changes in Medicare and supplemental health benefits, and I find the options and changes challenging ...
I have always stressed in financial planning what is tax-deductible, tax-deferred and tax-free.
To make sure you have enough money for your retirement, begin with a few estimations and rough calculations.
A report entitled "Social Security, Medicare Face Insolvency Sooner" was published recently in the Wall Street Journal.
Regardless of the economic environment, about 18 percent of American workers (more than one in six) leave their jobs every year.