The earlier you begin saving money and the earlier you begin managing debt, the more likely you will be able to react to the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.
At the state and local levels, mayors and governors across the nation are issuing Equal Pay Day proclamations. It's encouraging to see that more people are paying attention to this issue. After all, we do want a world in which our daughters and sons are paid fairly. Agreed?
Don't be a deer in the headlights. Figure out the answer to the question.
April 15 -- a day that's become a nagging reminder of the money we make and how much we spend -- is around the corner and boomers in particular might wonder how they can save more money in 2014.
The IRS allows small businesses, even those with as few as one employee (you), to establish retirement plans. This may allow you to reduce last year's taxable income.
Our retirement system doesn't work very well for many young employees in our country; That is unfortunate, because money saved when you are young is more potent than money you put away when you are old.
How does starting at age 62, 66 or 70 impact your retirement income? As you figure out when to start Social Security, here are five key questions to consider.
Moving just a few hours by plane from where you live now can save you tens of thousands of dollars every year, and may mean you can finally afford and/or greatly reduce your health care costs.
Slow retirements of senior executives present some of the same challenges to organizations as typical departures, and certain unique ones. As difficult as the financial buy-out element is, the more complex problems relate to how to fill the slowly expanding void created by a gradual departure.
You are already invested in your employer more than you think. It's also tempting to think that you should invest in what you know, and so hold your employer's stock.
We borrow. We spend. For many of us, we find very little room to save for the future. We stress over finances which can often lead to, or contribute t...
Reaching financial independence requires some effort, sacrifice, and learning on your part. Many people shy away from planning their finances because they lack an understanding of economics and financial markets. I've found that managing finances wisely depends on some basic principles that anyone can understand.
It's been a rough winter for most of the country. And, if you think Mother Nature hits hard, just wait a few weeks until Uncle Sam gets a crack at us.
Consider this scary statistic: In 2010, four out of 10 families headed by someone age 45 to 64 had nothing set aside for old age.
You worked long and hard to save that retirement money. Now is the time to be wise about paying the least amount of taxes you can and keep all that you can.
Taken together, these three steps -- creating accessible, affordable savings products, ensuring automatic enrollment and providing more effective incentives to save -- would vastly expand retirement security for our nation's working families.