Learning to manage your emotions so your fear of poverty transforms into faith in prosperity is absolutely key if you're to make real the ideal that you have plenty of money. Here are six ways to do that.
Last year I opened up my first Investing Account. My goal for the year was to play around and learn more about buying and selling shares. The very first purchase I made was about me wanting to support a company I believe in. The second purchase was recommended by a...
Simplifying your commute is not only better on your pockets but can be better for your environment and health.
When it's a small expense, it seems like it makes no difference at all -- but it adds up fast. And if those small expenses are a result of mindless spending, they can hurt you and your future in more ways than one. Life is too short to waste money on anything that doesn't add value to it
This article describes the three major decisions that must be made in taking out a HECM reverse mortgage. The purpose is to alert potential borrowers to the information they will need to make the best decisions possible, and where to get it.
The fact that the deficit hawks can scream endlessly about the horrible interest burden on our children, but don't even seem to notice the costs being imposed by patent and copyright monopolies, suggests that they are not really concerned about our children's well-being.
The month of April is synonymous with many things -- spring, taxes, April showers -- but what it should perhaps be most associated with is financial empowerment. In 2004, the Senate did precisely that when it officially recognized April as National Financial Literacy Month.
So no matter what your situation is this tax season, get on the gratitude train. The last stop on the line is never ending abundance!
By Erin Hemlin Erin Hemlin is Director of Training and Consumer Education at Young Invincibles. In that capacity, Erin leads YI's training and education efforts nationally through webinars, in-person workshops, and partnerships to increase health literacy and build consumer awareness among her...
When you practice these steps, you may end up having less paperwork because when you treat communication with your money like the other things scheduled in your life, it's less of a mystery and more of a familiar routine.
The key to lessening these woes lies in figuring out your values around money, so that money tensions can be approached from a place of clarity and calm. Here are three tips to ensure a fair fight over finances.
American corporations owe U.S. taxes on all their income wherever made, but thanks to a loophole called "deferral," they don't have to pay the bill on offshore profits until they bring the money home.
Since many financial planners believe that Social Security payments alone won't be enough to cover a person's expenses in retirement, borrowers need to find ways to save for retirement and pay for their student loans. Here are some strategies that could help you.
Today we recognize Equal Pay Day, a day that symbolically represents when a woman's wage finally catches up to what a man was paid in the previous year. Despite often being equally qualified, a man's pay outpaces a woman's by 79 cents for every dollar.
The focus on what a woman earns each year compared to her male counterparts masks a related and equally important issue: the gap in women's retirement insecurity.
Sadly, our school curriculums never covered personal finance, and most of our population is clueless about where to begin and what questions to ask.
It's long past time for consumer protections to catch up to modern realities. For something as important as a family's retirement savings, there's no reason the retirement services industry shouldn't be held to a standard like that of other professions handling such serious matters.
Student loan debt is so paralyzing that 49% of young workers would prefer to work at company that offers a student loan aid program than a company that offers a 401(k) retirement plan.
Community college may be the best choice for some, especially if a student is still deciding on a college major. For others, a bachelor's degree may be the best option. Regardless, the student will enter post-secondary education with informed decisions and a clear understanding of their future earning potential.
Rich or poor, shelling out large sums of money to pay your taxes can be quite an interruption. If money is invested, it can really hurt your investments to liquidate them at the wrong time. If you don't have assets to fall back on, it could be even more difficult to cover your tax burden. Below are a number of feasible strategies for the illiquid folks at tax time.