March 21, 2014
It doesn’t take long for couples to realize that some important marital issues must be approached delicately; finances are one of those...
March 14, 2014
I can’t emphasize strongly enough how important it is to begin saving for your retirement at the earliest possible age...
March 7, 2014
You’ve worked hard you whole life anticipating the day you could finally retire. Well, that day has arrived! But with it comes the realization that you’ll need to carefully manage your assets so that your...
February 24, 2014
April is Financial Literacy Month. As you await your tax refund, this is a good reminder to review your financial health and make the necessary...
February 21, 2014
The story of Scott and Erika should be a wake-up call.
They married in 2005. As any new spouse would do, Erika made Scott the beneficiary of her...
December 5, 2013
By Bill Hardekopf (@lowcards)
December 5, 2013
NEW YORK (LowCards.com) -- A troubling survey shows that older Americans are carrying more credit card debt...
July 11, 2013
A co-worker recently learned that his daughter will be getting married in June 2014. After offering up my...
June 3, 2013
Baby boomers have been talking a good game for years about working longer and reinventing the last third of life. Now that it's game time, their retirement decisions look somewhat conventional.
More than half the oldest boomers - those...
May 23, 2013
The average 401(k) retirement balance for U.S. workers hit a record high of $80,900 in the first quarter, a growth spurt of 75 percent since the stock market's nadir in March 2009, Fidelity Investments said on Thursday based on a survey of its...
May 22, 2013
Pension funds - those old guaranteed-benefit retirement plans your grandma might have told you about - outperform those in 401(k) plans year after year, according to new research from consulting company Towers Watson.
In 2011, the last...