in 2020, the world woke up one day, and we found we were living in strange and different times. We went from a historic, prosperous market to an economic shutdown overnight.
What exactly does financial freedom mean? Simply put, a situation where you don’t have to worry about how to pay for obligations and how to achieve financial goals.
As you celebrate this year, take a moment to consider your own independence, which is closely tied to your financial situation.
So much changed so fast, and it’s hard to figure out what is going to happen next. How do you begin to get used to this new normal?
Even though it's been a strange summer, there are still opportunities to loosen your purse strings - weekend getaways, backyard barbeques, bottomless margaritas.
Retiring can have many effects, and relaxing isn’t the only thing you will be thinking about. Complete retirement leads to several issues you may not have thought of.
55% of Americans pass away without a will or an estate plan. Here are some of the affairs that should be kept in order before we are referred to as the dearly departed.
A surviving spouse or children face more than just overwhelming emotions — they may also face the challenge of having to settle a loved one’s outstanding debts.
Death is inevitable and in preparation for that event day, life insurance is something that stands apart from other kinds of insurance.
Coronavirus has affected millions of older Americans. The unemployment rate for Americans over 55 jumped from 2.6 [rcent in January to a staggering 13.6 percent in April 2020
The coronavirus pandemic saw people sheltering in place all over the world and thrust into close proximity for long periods with their spouses.
Many folks are rethinking their plans for the coming academic year. Completed applications are down 45 percent compared to the same period last year.
Boomers can be forgiven for thinking the world has gone mad, and retirement on a beach far away from all the mayhem might be the most appealing idea right now.
For those who aren’t taking advantage of federal and state benefits, it would make sense that credit cards could be the only alternative.
If you think that relationships are hard when life is “normal,” think about the many situations that are bringing the cracks to light in relationships around the world today.
The CARES Act allows you to make penalty-free withdrawals of up to $100,000 from your retirement account if you meet certain qualifications related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Weathering a storm of financial uncertainty will take a lot more than a stimulus check or a small business loan.
There will be many opportunities to loosen your purse strings and revel in the much-missed freedom of a restriction-less summer.
The new school year is fast approaching, But with a pandemic thrown in to complicate matters, what will the future of college look like?
We all have to figure out how to move into the future, whatever that may bring. If you have been planning to retire, this could be a very stressful time.