IT'S ALL ABOUT MONEY MANAGEMENT
February 2016 -
Make sure you understand the “Know Before You Owe” (TRID) initiative. The new rules simplify mortgage shopping. Whether you are buying or selling, talk to your realtor and mortgage lender about them.
January 2016 -
Two-thirds of us have no financial plan. Retiring without a financial plan is an enormous risk; retiring with a financial plan that hasn’t been reviewed in several years is also chancy.
December 2015 -
What financial, business, or life priorities do you need to address before—and for—2016? Now is a good time to think about your investing, saving, or budgeting methods for specific objectives.
November 2015 -
Besides the death benefit, it may also help you financially during your life.
October 2015 -
In a 2015 CNBC Millionaire Survey, 44% of families having at least $1 million in investable assets said that they had not yet told their children about their future inheritance. Another 27% said they had refrained from mentioning it until their children were 30 or older.
September 2015 -
Some people make money moves that may get them in trouble: they may unintentionally break the law or flirt with illegal behavior, and pay tax penalties for their indiscretions. Here are examples.
August 2015 -
Try living as a “retiree” for a month or two before you commit to leaving your career. Financially and mentally, you can “rehearse” for the third act of your life while still enjoying the second.
July 2015 -
If you fail to appoint a trustee or a property guardian for a minor through your will or living trust, then you leave it open to the courts to decide who that trustee or guardian may be.
June 2015 -
How many households have the right outlook to build wealth? It may depend not only on cash flow, but also on psychology. Saving can become a commitment, not a chore—and chores are often postponed.
May 2015 -
A majority of boomers expect to work in their sixties and seventies, and that expectation may reflect their desire for engagement rather than any economic desperation. Here are tips to note.