Seniors will find pros and cons about using alternative financial services companies. It pays to investigate first and invest later; seniors should be very careful about using AFS.
As a mature worker, consider pension options that offer some growth, along with safety, security and tax deferral of your plan.
Take a minute and think about your retirement hopes. If you’re like many, dreams of vacationing, relaxation and time with family and friends dance through your head, as they should.
Paying your bills online is only the first half of the personal finance billing revolution. The long-delayed second half of the technology has now arrived at almost every bank website. It will save you time and energy — and it will save millions of trees. But it will cost more jobs in the postal system. I’m talking about “electronic bill presentation,” or eBills. This goes beyond just viewing and paying your bill at the biller’s website. You can already do that at the sites of insurance companies, utilities and department stores.
Knowing how to run a home business and getting a few pointers can really make a difference in the success of your company.
Seniors should know more than “how do I sign up for social security.” They need to understand the importance of Medigap insurance to cover extra medical costs.
I’m not sure if you know this or not but among elderly Social Security beneficiaries, 22 percent of married couples and about 43 percent of unmarried persons rely on Social Security for 90 percent or more of their income.
The numbers don’t sound so bad — and may even sound like they’re improving. A drop in the unemployment rate from 8.3 percent to 8.1 percent appears to be moving in the right direction.
Money market funds are designed to be low risk investment strategies and are good options to consider during financial planning.
Two popular government programs exist to help persons who are disabled or who have low incomes and limited resources. Compare the differences between SSDI and SSI here.
If you’re looking for work, be wary of ads that offer work from home opportunities. Find out what some of the telltale signs of a work from home scam are.
Find out what the differences are between whole life insurance and term life insurance and learn which one is best for you.
Boost your new business start up by using online websites like Etsy, eBay, Craigslist and more to make money online. Getting started is fast and easy.
These days, you can check your social security earnings and print statements from the comfort of your own home. Find out how to sign up for social security statements online.
Our neighbor reported her older sister and husband, who live in Texas, had bought a home in Wisconsin for their retirement.