Come into a large sum of money? Investing it can seem intimidating. There are countless choices and lots of jargons. Fear not. This article helps you learn about a number of options and tools. So grab your money and invest with confidence.
A lot of financial planning revolves around families and married couples. But if you’re single, you need just as much (if not more) planning to navigate toward retirement. Here are five tips to get you on track.
The stock market is far ahead of the real economy. But the Federal Reserve’s prolonged exercise of keeping interest rates unreasonably low keeps feeding this bubble. In effect, the Fed is keeping the financial markets on a morphine drip.
Waking up early in the dark morning and heading to the gym comes hard. Once your workout ends, though, you often begin the day with the payoff of a tremendous energy boost. Can the same process apply to your finances?
As the baby boomers continue marching to retirement, a significant number of entrepreneurs will soon begin transitioning family businesses to the next generation. If you are about to embark on this journey – in which two-thirds of all transitions fail – here are some potential pitfalls to avoid.
Anemic job gains in March aren’t the workforce’s biggest problem. The official unemployment rate is a sham. To get a more accurate picture of our nation’s torpid job situation, look at a more telling statistic: the still-lofty unemployment level using a broader measure of the labor force than the standard one.
All the time in the world doesn’t guarantee happiness, just as all the money in the world doesn’t always equal happiness. Here’s how to budget time to find your balance of hours and finances.
Market volatility is back. Just as you started to hope that stock values only ever move in one direction (up), the pendulum swung the other way. Your probable response: anxiety. Acting on that emotion, though, can do you and your portfolio more harm than good.
Expect choppy markets ahead. That’s what we’ve seen lately, and there’s more reason than ever to expect this to continue. Bullish and bearish factors are at war, producing frustrating up-and-down stock market movements.
Two jobs, a new home, education underway for a new career: Then, at just age 59, comes the stroke that leaves a husband with no bad medical history suddenly wheelchair bound and his younger wife tossing in the financial and emotional storm.