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Fri, 30 Sep 2016 17:02:00 GMT2016-09-30T13:02:00ZAre you tired of hearing about the pending retirement crisis –because you’ve heard about it so much, it’s boring and you think it doesn’t apply to you? You might be in your 70s or 80s before you realize all that “yadda yadda” about “planning” and “saving” actually did apply to you after all…
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 15:53:00 GMT2016-09-30T11:53:00ZFor the first time in 25 years the federal government has completed a comprehensive revision of the way it regulates nursing homes, where 1 million older adults and younger people with disabilities reside.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 13:23:00 GMT2016-09-30T09:23:00ZA scorecard of performance and cost.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 12:50:00 GMT2016-09-30T08:50:00ZA curious relic of Wall Street's past appears in this table of closed-end domestic equity funds. And it's a buy.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:43:00 GMT2016-09-30T07:43:00ZWhy you need to keep track of your workplace retirement benefits.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:00:00 GMT2016-09-30T07:00:00ZThe top scams all can be prevented. Here's what you need to know.
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Fri, 30 Sep 2016 10:00:00 GMT2016-09-30T06:00:00ZThere are very few things that people delay more than taking steps to improve their finances.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 01:34:00 GMT2016-09-29T21:34:00ZSome sales of companies are structured in a way that the sellers’ proceeds vary with post-deal performance of their firms. Even if your firm is a sheet metal shop, every facet of your firm is somehow digitized. Your buyer’s success will depend on moving your data over to its data. Expert Matt Crandall gives us key guidance.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 20:09:00 GMT2016-09-29T16:09:00ZYesterday Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner announced that the state pension would cut its $1 billion hedge fund investments-- made under former Treasurer, now-governor Gina Raimondo-- after losing big over the past five years. Neither Raimondo nor Magaziner ever heeded warnings that these high-cost, high-risk investments were inappropriate for the pension. A version of this article was published in GoLocal Prov yesterday.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:56:00 GMT2016-09-29T12:56:00ZDon’t assume common financial terms like safe, guaranteed, or flexible mean the same thing to all the players involved
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 15:43:00 GMT2016-09-29T11:43:00ZDeparting Dodgers announcer Vin Scully, 88, has demonstrated a smart way to ease into retirement and has advice for people in their 50s and 60s.
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Thu, 29 Sep 2016 12:57:00 GMT2016-09-29T08:57:00ZMarriage isn’t easy, and neither is planning for retirement. So when you put the two together, it’s no surprise that couples have difficulties.
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Wed, 28 Sep 2016 18:35:00 GMT2016-09-28T14:35:00ZSean never made more than $70,000 a year. Yet his retirement accounts have double that. Here's how.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 15:23:00 GMT2016-09-28T11:23:00ZIf you feel trapped grinding out dividend income at 3% or so, listen up. The Fed’s latest “no hike” call has provided big 7% to 9% yields with the “all clear” signal for another year or two, at least.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 15:09:00 GMT2016-09-28T11:09:00ZSmartphones make most things in life easier: we shop, contact friends, read the news and check stock prices, all with the swipe of a finger. They’re literally at hand, a constant companion traveling with us by car or train to school, work and home. But when it comes to financial decision-making, that combination of ease of use and close proximity may cost you.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 15:06:00 GMT2016-09-28T11:06:00ZThe author of 'The Index Revolution' offers nine easy steps to invest wisely in index funds.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 14:48:00 GMT2016-09-28T10:48:00ZA new movement in higher education promises a next middle class. Can it deliver?
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 14:47:06 GMT2016-09-28T10:47:06ZDanger ahead for people counting on delayed retirement credits on their Social Security.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 12:00:00 GMT2016-09-28T08:00:00ZElection anxiety seems higher this year than is typical, say some financial planners -- and their clients are wondering if they should pull their investments before Election Day. Here's what you should do.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 02:48:00 GMT2016-09-27T22:48:00ZDanger ahead for people counting on delayed retirement credits on their Social Security.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 17:06:00 GMT2016-09-27T13:06:00ZWhile banks may be softening their stance regarding deal size, buyers cannot escape having to be qualified financially and experience-wise, and must be willing to personally guarantee the loan. This is also the case with seller-based financing although in these cases, the assets of the business rather than personal ones are usually pledged.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:27:00 GMT2016-09-27T12:27:00ZA recent GAO report and Senate hearing took Social Security task for its information about claiming Social Security benefits
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:01:00 GMT2016-09-27T12:01:00ZIs your home loan ready for your retirement?
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:52:00 GMT2016-09-27T09:52:00ZFootball season is upon us, and whether you're partial to college ball, the NFL, or are just plain addicted to anything resembling a pigskin, you can expect a lot of couch time. But you don't have to ignore your finances just because the running backs are slashing, linebackers are taking down opposing quarterbacks and the beer and nachos are plentiful. You can take time between cheering, dipping, or complaining about a blown call to improve your financial life. Think it can’t be done? Well, here are six ways to take care of your finances during the course of a single football game.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:43:00 GMT2016-09-27T09:43:00ZThe first method to be tested is the original constant inflation-adjusted withdrawal strategy introduced in William Bengen’s 1994 article, “Determining Withdrawal Rates Using Historical Data.” This will serve as a baseline for subsequent comparison with other strategies. Bengen’s rule says to adjust spending annually for inflation and maintain constant inflation-adjusted spending until the portfolio depletes.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:12:00 GMT2016-09-27T09:12:00ZThere many financial professionals that could give you financial advice, including financial coaches, financial advisors, and financial planners, but which one is right for you?