Is it possible that students have no idea how much they are borrowing for college?
Dowling & Yahnke
The New Year has arrived which means millions of Americans are making resolutions in hopes of improving their lives. Are you one of them?
About 45% of us make a New Year’s resolution, according to the Journal of Clinical Psychology at the University of Scranton. Not surprisingly, many of the resolutions focus on improving our health and our financial bottom line.
This week someone in my neighborhood had three UPS packages stolen from her front porch. I read a news article recently about crooks, who follow UPS delivery drivers on their routes and steal packages after the drop offs.
The holidays are a time of merrymaking and gift giving, but they can also be a time when thieves abound and houses decked with Christmas decorations can present their own hazards.
One of the scary prospects about getting old is no longer being able to stay in your own home.
When you check your mutual fund investment returns, do you believe their performance figures?
If the fund says it rose 10% for the year, for instance, do you automatically assume that your portfolio enjoyed the same boost? Actually, you shouldn’t.
Many times the figures won’t match because of taxes. With the exception of retirement accounts, your actual returns will usually be lower due to the tax drag.
This the time of year when it makes sense to explore last-minute ways to ease the tax bite that could be waiting for you on April 15. Here are eight potential ways to shrink your tax liability:
Millions of Americans will soon begin renewing the health insurance that they obtained this year under the Affordable Care Act. During the process, many individuals will inadvertently make the wrong decisions, which could boost their overall health-care costs.
Want a nearly painless way to save more money?
Try saving just an extra percentage point a year. It doesn’t sound like much, but it can make a significant difference to your savings goals.
Joan River’s recent death illustrates a sad reality of life. We never know when our last day on earth will be.
While we can’t control that, we can control how well prepared we are to pass on our estate to our heirs and to make the transfer much easier for them.