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Tag: Financial Advice

Business Advice after Healthcare Reform

We don’t know all the consequences the health care bill may have for business owners, but it isn’t too early for employers to start now to consider the possibilities. The health care bill includes no meaningful malpractice reform, no reduction in drug patent...

Why Some Ignore Good Financial Advice

Why do some investors choose to ignore the personal finance information that says not to sell when stock market prices are low? Sally Herships of National Public Radio investigates the psychology behind the low seller. In this segment of Marketplace...

Assess Healthcare Law’s Financial Impact

Dallas Morning News personal finance journalist, Pamela Yip, writes that now is a good time to start assessing the impact of the health care bill on your personal finances. One of the biggest impacts will be on higher-income taxpayers.  Yip interviewed two...

New Credit Card Rules for Parents

I recently helped my 13-year-old daughter open her first bank account, complete with checks and a debit card. We have agreements in place on her use of the card and the checking account, and we will go over her statements monthly. This is a first step for her in...

How to Save for the Future on a Budget

In a couple of recent columns, I have suggested that building long-term financial health means developing the habit of living on as little as 30% to a maximum of 70% of your gross earnings. I can hear the comments now: “Rick, you’re a fat cat financial...