There’s finally an answer to an age-old question: How can you live a longer, more satisfying life? The answer: work past the traditional retirement age of 65.
By all accounts, Puerto Rico is a beautiful, sunny place to visit, especially in the winter. But it’s hard to fathom how this U.S. island territory of 3.5 million people could have racked up $70 billion in public debt—roughly $20,000 per citizen, which happens to be almost exactly the population’s average yearly income. Now that […]
Supposedly, the most frightening words one spouse can hear from the other are, “Honey, we need to talk.” Even more frightening, however, is, “Honey, we need to talk about estate planning.” What can you do if you want to get serious about estate planning, but your spouse doesn’t? Here are a few suggestions:
How much in lifetime earnings does it cost you to be a woman? That’s a question posed by the National Women’s Law Center, and its analysis was eye-opening. On average, in America, a woman who is starting her career now will earn $430,480 less than a male counterpart over the course of a 40-year career.
There have been studies showing that financial issues are one of the primary reasons why married couples fall apart. A recent article in Market Watch suggests that the biggest reason for these significant disagreements is a failure to create a unified view of the financial future that both parties have agreed to. In many cases, […]