Most parents want to give their children the best opportunity for success and getting into the right college may help open doors.
Have you ever had one of those months? The water heater stops heating, the dishwasher stops washing and your family ends up on a first-name basis with the nurse at urgent care. Then, as you’re driving to work, giving yourself your best, “You can make it!” pep talk, you see smoke seeping out from under your hood.
IRAs can be an important tool in your retirement savings belt, and whichever you choose to open could have a significant impact on how those accounts might grow.
We constantly hear how important it is to maintain a healthy lifestyle. That is not always easy, especially in the face of temptation or the easy option of procrastination. For some, the monetary benefits of maintaining a healthy lifestyle may provide an incentive.
“Tis impossible to be sure of anything but Death and Taxes,” wrote Christopher Bullock in his 1716 book, The Cobler of Preston.
Putting your estate in order will ensure your assets go to your appointed heirs as opposed to the government.
Establishing a national health insurance plan for senior Americans has followed a sometimes wayward path through U.S. history.
According to the global analytics firm Gallup, only about 44% of Americans have created a will. This finding may not surprise you. After all, no one wants to be reminded of their mortality or dwell on what might happen upon their death, and writing a last will and testament is seldom on a Millennial or Gen Xer’s to-do list.
It’s an obvious truth: Retirement changes your life. You are no longer obligated to fulfill the duties of regular employment. Other changes reveal themselves in more subtle ways, both positive and negative. You are more prone to experience health challenges.
In 2017, the U.S. had a record 11.5 million millionaires, up from 10.8 million in the previous year. An increase in personal wealth may bring greater financial flexibility; it may also bring greater liability. Individuals with high net worth, or those who are perceived to have a high net worth, may be more likely to be sued.
Financial responsibility may not top the list of unmentionables for conversations with your teenagers, but it certainly may be one of the most important.