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Creating Retirement Income At Any Age

Creating Retirement Income At Any Age

I just read a report saying that an average U.S. citizen who has paid into the social security system can expect to bring in about $1,360 a month, or $16,320 a year. That’s a pretty slim amount of money, if you have nothing else saved and no pension. A lot of Baby...
Is it better to pay off your mortgage or invest that money?

Is it better to pay off your mortgage or invest that money?

Is it better to pay off your mortgage or invest that money to create income to pay the mortgage? That’s a question I’ve been mulling lately, and with the help of some finance tools that we use, the answers may surprise you. There are all kinds of ways to look at this,...

Naked Short Selling And Other Wall Street Terrors

I had a terrible head cold recently that forced me to cancel meetings and work from my home office – which was temporarily established on the couch in front of the TV with my blankie. I was accompanied by multiple decongestants and several boxes of tissues. Thank...

Most families have little or no retirement savings

**WARNING: The following story is not suitable for all audience members. May induce depression and feelings of helplessness. ** Yes, the news is grim. There are a LOT of people who have saved little to nothing for retirement. Nearly half of all working-age families...
Why Do Women Save More For Retirement?

Why Do Women Save More For Retirement?

Excuse me while I gloat just a little bit, but new research says women score big when it comes to saving for retirement. According to Jean Young, senior research analyst with the Vanguard Center for Retirement Research, “Women are better at this.” Vanguard peeked into...
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