A $20 soccer ball changed my life. Or at least my attitude toward life. Here's how.
Even though your RMD is taxable, that doesn't mean you can't reinvest it back into tax-free municipal bonds. Muni bonds interest is federally tax-free and often state tax-free.
For many of us, the dream of retirement includes plenty of free time and enough money to splurge on all the things we passed up during our younger yea...
Women everywhere are working hard for their careers and their salaries. In turn, they must make that money work hard for them and plan now for the life they want.
It's crazy how players like Kobe Bryant are able to bring people together even half-way across the globe. I'll admit that I'm not the biggest Kobe or Laker fan (at least not as big as my dad is) but every time I read about Kobe, I am inspired to get better at my craft; it's hard not to be.
Kobe Bean Bryant has every opportunity to make the last 66 games count for more than a farewell. It's the final scene a great storyteller like Bryant was born to write.
As a practicing Certified Financial Planner® for 10 years, I can say my best clients have a great relationship with money. And the earlier you save t...
Is it just me, or does anyone else feel like we bypassed Halloween and Thanksgiving and went straight to Christmas? I kid you not, winter holiday decorations began emerging in malls, towns and stores in September.
Imagine this: It's Thanksgiving night. You've gobbled your fourth serving of mashed potatoes and green bean casserole. You've turned on the TV. The local news is reporting that hundreds of people are lined up in front of local stores to score items for steep discounts.
Are you planning on pushing your retirement age out as far as possible, or continuing to work part-time during your retirement years? A growing number of people are following this path, driven partly by enjoyment of their work and partly by economic necessity.
With people living so long these days, why haven't financial planners been more focused on how to help clients who are planning for retirement specifically plan for longevity? The more sobering side of longevity, that is.
Everyone I know, with this exception of one person who lost her husband at the age of 57 from a sudden heart attack, has lost their life insurance after giving the insurance company hundreds of thousands, or even millions, of dollars.
We need real solutions to America's growing retirement crisis, and unfortunately 401(k)s are only making it worse. Our decades-long experiment with insecure retirement plans has failed.
One afternoon, as I awoke from a nap and looked upon the brilliant, blue-green waters of the Caribbean Sea only steps away from my door, I had a powerful thought. Nothing of what is now my amazing, wonderful life would be possible if I had surrendered to the fears I had a few years ago.
We live in exciting times because the overall view of aging and what it means to all of us as we grow older is more positive than ever. Finding out why some people age in a positive and healthier way compared to others is under study by dozens of organizations on a regular basis.
Numerous studies report that in general LGBT Americans earn more and carry less debt than the general population. But does this mean we are actually better with money?