Many novice investors often think being a successful investor is just about picking the "best" investments and maybe even timing the market perfectly. Realistically investing is about making smart decisions and avoiding making the big mistakes that can drag down you long term returns.
In the little town of Campton Hills, Illinois, they have an even sweeter ice cream man than most. His name is Richard Royce, and he's found the good in Good Humor. The truck he drives around the neighborhood is more than just a vehicle for treats; it's a way to raise money for charity.
Don't believe the lies told today by those who seek to pit the young against the old in order to avoid paying their fair share. As the wealthiest nation on Earth at the wealthiest moment in our history, we can afford more spending on the young and the old.
Ever thought about retiring in Colombia? Now's the time to visit. Your money will go nearly twice as far in Colombia today. If you've ever wanted to travel to this warm and enchanting country or if you've ever considered it for an overseas retirement destination, now's the time to visit.
Now I'll say something you may not agree with -- if you are not on a path to have $1M in the bank by the time you retire -- it's probably your own fault.
Here are the top five jackpots with respect to total payout. The larger number is the amount of the annuity (how much winners would get over many years) while the cash payout represents a smaller lump-sum amount that a winner could choose to receive.
Erica Jong's book about old people sex is getting some pretty crummy reviews. But who cares! Here are 20 quotes about old people sex. We hope these words make you long for some boot-knocking deep into your retirement.
From 1978 to 2013, the average single family home grew from 1,780 to 2,660 square feet. This means more house to heat and cool, more space to clean and maintain, and more room for more stuff. And while the average house was growing, the typical family was shrinking, as the average family went from having three kids in the 1970s to two in the 2010s.
Personal care attendants have complicated jobs that involve daily, and often intimate, support for an older population that is increasing in numbers and has increasingly complicated health and social care needs.
The Silver Tsunami refers to the takeover of an aging workforce. By 2020, 25 percent of the United States workforce will be comprised of workers age 55 and older. For the first time in history, there will be four generations of employees in the workforce.
Second in a series. Having concluded its first season and been renewed for a second, the hit HBO show Ballers on life after football paints a pictur...
Have you figured out how much money you need for retirement yet? If you answered "Yes", then you're preparing for your post-working years. But even ...
It's called a worktirement and it's becoming increasingly common. Instead of leaving the workforce entirely sometime in their 60s, many seniors are continuing to work (at least part-time) well into their 70s and 80s.
Forty is the new 30, 80 is the new 60. It's great that we are living longer, but the financial challenge of living longer may mean not only planning for extended retirement years, but also caring for an aging parent or adult child in ways that can take a solid bite out of any well-laid financial plans.
As open enrollment approaches at your workplace, here are some mistakes you might want to avoid.