Self-employed Americans and the people working for them accounted for 30 percent of the nation's workforce or 44 million jobs in total
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.
Allowing your finances to get away from you is sadly a common affliction among Americans and a real problem in today's modern world.
Over the next two and a half decades it is said that approximately $68 trillion in U.S. wealth is expected to change hands from older generations and be in the hands of younger folks.
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.