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All that cash, despite today’s rock-bottom interest rates.
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The year is quickly winding down. For millions of Americans, that means the window for taking annual required minimum distributions (RMDs) from IRAs and other retirement plans is closing.
Many seniors are scared to make changes to their coverage, intimidated by all the options available. But adjusting your plan can be a good thing.
As a conversation-starter, life insurance is almost guaranteed to be followed by the type of silence normally found only in a hearing test chamber.
With our focus firmly on the loan part of the car-buying process, here are three tips to keep you from disaster.
Planning for the care of aging parents is a broad, complicated and often emotional topic.
Survey results make it clear that “retirement” and “confidence” resemble oil and water more than peanut butter and jelly in America today.
A study from the U.S. Department of Agriculture indicates that it will take a typical family almost $235,000 to raise a child.
Since it’s tax time, a lot of folks are going through their own pairing exercise, trying to match the right type of IRA, Roth or traditional, to their situation.
Have your good intentions for the new year already been blown to the side of the road like a grocery bag on the highway? It could be that you just didn’t set yourself up correctly.
The word “windfall” brings to mind tantalizing images of a monster lottery payout or a huge, unexpected inheritance. But this month we’re thinking of a windfall that’s a little smaller and a lot more common: the tax refund.
We’re big believers in creating your own luck, so we’re going to offer four steps to help do just that.
Visions, plans and preparations are important, but without proper follow-through they quickly become pointless.
Of course you’re aware that the holiday season is upon us. But are you aware that car-buying season is upon us, too?
The Insurance Information Institute reports that while the majority of homeowners have homeowners insurance, a whopping 69 percent of those who rent do not have renters insurance.
Five steps to help make the holidays a financial footnote and not a financial disaster.
Even if your school days are long behind you, this is a perfect time to study and plot your financial future.
We hope you’re having a blast, but we’d also like you to do so without fracturing your finances.
The beginning of summer is the peak of wedding season, and frankly, a lot of families will spend a lot more money this year on weddings than on graduation gifts and vacations combined.
Despite the fact we have both served, we had no idea that service officers were out there, or that The American Legion was a key player in what they do.
It’s the understatement of the decade to say we’re in a challenging real-estate market.
The snow is melting as temperatures warm. But there’s more to celebrate than just spring and clean, invigorating air.
More often than not, the near-term events on our calendars or smart phones engulf our very existence.
Following age-old pearls of wisdom can help keep your nest egg from getting cracked.
Trim grocery costs and put your money to work on things that last.
A leading cause of stress in many households often revolves around money.
Getting a home equity loan can potentially put the roof over your head in peril.
Saving $1 million while serving in the military is possible, with the proper planning.
Follow these five tips to help reduce debt this year.