During your lifetime, a remarkable change has taken place. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the average life expectancy at birth for women in the United States increased from 74.7 years in 1970 to 80.4 years in 2005. Greater longevity is a blessing for most women but it also has created new planning challenges.
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There is a good chance that you will be approached by someone soliciting a questionable money making scheme so, it’s best to equip yourself with knowledge of what “red flags” to look for in advance. Here are some tips to follow that will help you avoid falling victim to an investment scam.
Planning. It’s an important part of nearly everything we do in life. And if we’re smart, it will be a part of what we do before we die.
Last month the Supreme Court made a very significant decision – they ruled unanimously that an inherited IRA is not a “retirement account.” This means that inherited IRAs are now NOT protected in the case of bankruptcy under federal law. The unanimous decision could have far reaching ramifications depending on your specific circumstances.
Life insurance is, without question, one of the most unique financial tools ever developed. Life insurance lets you create an estate – a reservoir of funds – to help protect and sustain your family and/or business following your death.
Four commonly overlooked expenses in retirement that could take a bite out of your nest egg if not properly planned and prepared for in advance.
Just as physical fitness can renew your vitality and increase your energy, fiscal fitness can help to invigorate your financial future. Don’t be fooled, because this too takes discipline.
Inflation is on its way up! In inflationary times, the purchasing power of your dollar goes down. This can have a negative effect on your retirement savings because the money you put away now will be worth less in the future. However, there are steps you can take to make sure your nest egg can go the distance.
If you’ve ever waded into the sea of investment opportunities, you’ve probably learned that there are as many different investment strategies out there as there are investment professionals. So how do you choose a strategy that’s right for you?
As Las Vegas quickly approaches daily 100-degree temperatures, it’s an indication that spring is gone and sumer is upon us. But there’s still time to spring clean your finances.
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