Personal Finance

admin October 12, 2018

If you’re nearing retirement age and your savings are looking a little sparse, you’re not alone. Forty-six percent of baby boomers don’t have anything stashed away for retirement, according to a study from the Insured Retirement Institute, which means nearly half of soon-to-be retirees need to supercharge their savings if they don’t want to work […]

admin October 11, 2018

How can I protect my investments against inflation? Even as your investments increase in value, inflation can eat away at what they’re worth. There are things investors can do to hedge the immediate effects of inflation, or earn a return that outpaces inflation over time. But it can be hard to predict. “After-inflation returns are […]

admin September 27, 2018

How do I know if I can retire early? Some people go to great lengths to set up their spending, saving and investment goals so they can retire early. For Justin McCurry — who retired at age 33 with $1.3 million so he could spend more time traveling with his wife and three kids — […]

admin September 26, 2018

Would you love to retire early? So many people have that goal, and for a variety of reasons. For some, it’s a matter of escaping a tough work schedule and the pressures that come with it. For others, it’s an opportunity to spend quality time with family and pursue hobbies. Many folks, however, have a […]

admin September 25, 2018

It’s no secret that Americans, on the whole, are behind on retirement savings. While it’s one thing to be in your 20s or 30s with no nest egg, by the time you reach your 40s it’s a bad situation. Though the average American aged 44 to 49 has a little over $81,000 socked away for […]

admin September 21, 2018

Though retirement can be a fulfilling time in people’s lives, it can also be a stressful one. This especially holds true if you fall victim to the following mistakes, so be sure to avoid them at all costs. 1. Relying too heavily on Social Security Millions of seniors collect Social Security in retirement, and those […]

admin September 20, 2018

How can I get down-side risk protection with robo-advisors? Robo-advisors have remade the investing landscape: they’re simple, low cost and passive investments almost always outperform active investments over the long term. For most people, the set-and-forget mode of passive investing will produce better results than trying to manage your own portfolio — or not investing […]

admin September 19, 2018

Recent graduates still covet jobs on Wall Street or at prestigious consulting firms. But high-profile tech companies are also on their short lists of potential employers. Amazon, for example, shot up in popularity among business and engineering students, according to a new survey from Universum, a research and consulting firm. The online retail giant ranked […]

admin September 17, 2018

How can I get the benefit of real estate investments without becoming a landlord? Real estate remains a strong investment, even with prices slowing. But owning property can be a hassle. A huge amount of capital gets tied up in a handful of properties. And you have to deal with the logistics of holding and […]

admin September 17, 2018

If you’re looking forward to retirement, you’re not alone. Countless workers dream of leaving their jobs behind and enjoying the freedom of unstructured days. But before you pull the trigger on retirement, be sure to tackle the following moves so you don’t come to regret your decision later on. 1. Assess your personal savings Hopefully, […]