Holiday shopping may be hectic, but is it risky? In recent years we’ve seen scammers and cyber thieves target major retailers, notably during the busy holiday shopping season. (Not cool). Is there anything we can do to shop safer? Tis the season for smarter habits.
Strategizing for “maximum” Social Security benefits has lost some of its cache now that Congress eliminated loopholes married couples could use. Today’s Social Security claiming strategies are more based on fully understanding the program as you prepare for retirement and making appropriate decisions.
From the daunting thought of running a single mile to accomplishing 26.2 miles. One young woman's story about how putting one foot in front of another literally changed her outlook on life. Read Courtney’s story, and remember that - YOU can do difficult things.
While smart saving is a key component of retirement planning, wise spending habits are just as important. After all, isn’t retirement about finally getting to enjoy the fruits of your labor? In life, spending is inevitable. Spending thoughtfully, on the other hand, is a choice.
Digital estate planning is the process of organizing your digital property and assets − this includes devices, online accounts, services, and passwords − and making arrangements for what should happen to that property after you’ve shuffled off this mortal coil.
If your career path took a career break and you’re now considering returning to work, you may be wondering how to re-enter the professional world. Relaunching is more common than you might think. Heading back to work can help fill the gap in your resume and your retirement savings. Interested in making the most of the money you’ll earn after you land your new job? Read on.
Spending in retirement is a balancing act. How do you celebrate the fruits of your labors while being careful not to put yourself in financial jeopardy down the line? A few simple online tools can help you start your journey.
Not long ago, a well-intentioned soul coined the phrase “Sunday Funday” as a way to avoid doing anything productive on a Sunday. T-shirts were made and millions of brunch reservations were booked. It’s a concept we would surely endorse if not for a nagging fact: We have to work on Monday. Here, we offer a way to make better use of Sunday by planning the week’s dinners.
When your doctor asks if you have any questions, does your mind go completely blank? When it comes to preventing the No. 1 killer in the U.S., these seven topics are great starting points for beginning this important conversation.