financial literacy

Why You Can't Borrow From Your 401(k) ... and the Only Way You Should

9:00 am, July 24, 2014

Anyone with home or rental payments and a mountain of bills on top can relate to the temptations of borrowing from a 401(k), but you really shouldn't.


Here Are 5 Places Where You Can Retire and Leave Your Car Behind

8:30 am, July 23, 2014

Your car is sucking the life out of your retirement savings and anchoring you to an unsustainable future. Ditch your car and worries for the good life.


Most Parents And Their Adult Children Avoid Communication About Personal Finance, Study Says

8:39 am, July 22, 2014

A Fidelity study shows adult children often take on financial and emotional stress due to lack of communication with parents.


Two-Thirds of Gen Y Would Change Jobs for Better Retirement Benefits

10:13 am, July 17, 2014

Young adults save more, invest wisely and are seeing dramatic growth in their retirement account balances.


Retiring And No Debt Is the American Dream, Consumers Say

9:10 am, July 17, 2014

A survey shows 36% of respondents said retiring "financially secure" at age 65 fits their definition of the American Dream, while 25% cited becoming debt-free as ...


Maximizing Social Security Benefits May Hinge on a Temporary Reverse Mortgage

6:18 am, July 17, 2014

When to start Social Security is a common question among those nearing the magic age of 62, when that hard-earned benefit can begin to flow.


Public Policy Changes That Could Derail Your Retirement Plan

4:52 pm, July 16, 2014

Everyone knows that changing the rules in the middle of the game is unfair. However, three proposals in President Obama's 2015 fiscal year budget could derail even ...


Live Like a Millennial Now to Retire with Half a Million

3:02 pm, July 08, 2014

Happy retirees have three or more income streams, take vacations at least twice a year, have at least two children and drive an Asian made vehicle. Your move now.


Hollywood Executive Aims to Cash in on Boomer Retirement Films

9:41 am, July 08, 2014

Although largely unrealistic their presentation, Hollywood studio films about retirement are on the rise as Baby Boomers turn 65 at the rate of 10,000 per day.


When Should You Begin Collecting Social Security?

9:22 am, July 07, 2014

The decision of when to begin receiving Social Security benefits – age 62, age 66, or age 70 – is not an easy one.

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