No one plans to struggle financially during retirement. For some, without a full-time job and healthcare benefits, covering basic living expenses and increased medical costs can be challenging. An investment portfolio and limited government benefits may not be enough to make ends meet. Continue reading
If you’re worried about the effects of inflation on your retirement, here are six tips to help you stick to your plan.
Cryptocurrency is growing in popularity for both investors and fraudsters.
When you receive an inheritance, you may be wondering what to do next. No matter if it’s a modest or substantial amount, handling it responsibly is one way you can honor the family member who left it to you. Here are some ways to help you decide what to do.
Are you a worrier when it comes to investing? Or perhaps you’re the “set it and forget it” type who doesn’t fret much about your investments? Whatever your investing style is, it’s important to invest regularly and keep a long-term perspective, including paying yourself first … automatically. Here are some tips to save for your future.
Having an investing strategy as part of an overall financial plan is an important way to save for the future and build wealth over time. However, making the right decisions can be challenging. That’s why people lean on professional financial advice to help them develop an action plan based on their financial goals and tolerance for risk.
While some people prefer meeting with an advisor, others want a do-it-yourself solution. That’s where robo-advisors come in. Continue reading
If you feel like the COVID-19 pandemic robbed you of your ability to live a normal life, you’re not alone. Restrictions on travel, entertainment and other social gatherings put an abrupt halt to daily activities around the globe.
Face it — most of us spend more time planning our next vacation than we do creating a strategy to improve our financial well-being. According to research1, three in five Americans live paycheck to paycheck and just one in four have a written financial plan.
During financial setbacks, the priority shifts to taking care of the essentials. If your credit health has slid down a few rungs on the priority ladder, it’s time to take action. ignoring your credit now could cause financial harm long after you’re back on solid ground.
One of the hardest events for investors to stomach are market corrections. A correction is a dramatic drop of 10% or more of a stock, bond, or market index such as the S&P 500.
Corrections aren’t unusual, although many investors act as if they are, each and every time they occur. In fact, since World War II, there have been 27 market corrections to the S&P 500 Index1. Continue reading