76 million Baby Boomers are just around the corner from retirement and despite statistic, the not-so-awful news is that even for late starters there is still time to get retirement savings back on track.
There have been some changes to state and local tax laws and the average American might see the refund that they depend on drop to record lows.
More than half of Americans (56%) say they are only somewhat financially literate, while 15 percent say they're not financially literate at all.
Building a healthy investment portfolio requires some well thought out strategies and a smart investment mindset. It also requires an overall smart-money lifestyle and financial literacy.
Older investors are a favorite target of fraudsters who focus on investments. The pursuit of seniors’ “nest eggs” is one of the fastest-growing consumer fraud issues today.
Once you have hit the big Four-O, you really need to start seriously thinking about how much you have saved. Before you know it, you'll be 50, and retirement will be looming fast.
Although 70 percent of parents want to cover the cost of college completely, they’re only going to be able to cover 29 percent of the cost by the time their kids are ready for college.
The average retirement age in America is 63, and retirement lasts about 18 years. That means that you’ll need enough money to last you until you are 81 years old.
Nearly 70 percent of Americans 65 and older will require some form of long-term care. Nursing home care in a private room is now more than $100,000 a year.
The harsh fact is that even if you don’t want to stop working, you may have to as you age. There are a few things that must be done to provide your future self with a secure financial retirement.
Making sure that your kids understand how money works is very important — it’s a life skill they'll use every day and they'll thank you for it later in life..
81 percent of retirees described their retirement as either as good or better than their preretirement years. As far back as 1992, only 65 percent of retirees in the U.S. felt that way.
Debt has become part and parcel of many American’s lives and has become the norm. How do you get rid of deb, and take back control of your finances?
Most Americans report feeling stressed about money, at least some of the time. Here are some things that can be done to alleviate that stress and streamline your financial wellness in the coming year
2020 is upon us. Besides taking a moment to let your mind be blown by the increasing rate of passing time as we grow older, perhaps it is also time to take a look forward, and see what you can do in the next year.
There’s been a lot of disruption in the financial markets in the last few years, and many Americans are feeling troubled by the changes and uncertainties. These trends that could impact your retirement plan.
Happy Holidays! Now put down that credit card — and back away slowly! The average debt incurred by Americans over the holidays has increased to over $1,000!
Working part-time after retirement age can provide extra income and give you a sense of purpose and independence. It makes sense to keep working if you don’t have a large nest egg squirreled away
Saving money is a basic financial habit that makes up part of your overall financial wellness. How you save, or where you put your money, is of equal importance, because of the effects of inflation on the value of money.
The third Monday of February is set aside to celebrate Presidents’ Day. This year instead of rushing to our nearest outlet store, let’s take a look at some money wisdom we can learn from past presidents