Thursday, June 27, 2019

Should You Take Money From Your 401(k) to Pay Debt? - SmartAsset

Should You Take Money From Your 401(k) to Pay Debt? - SmartAsset: It's not ideal to raid your retirement savings to pay off debt, especially when penalty taxes will apply. But there are some scenarios where it makes sense.

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Most common money mistakes and how to avoid them | kare11.com

Most common money mistakes and how to avoid them | kare11.com: From overspending to ignoring our debt, a new study reveals Americans are making an average of eight financial fails or bad decisions with their money each month. Experts agree that a lot of the money missteps are due to a lack of education.

Friday, June 14, 2019

Thursday, June 13, 2019

When Booking Travel, Which is More Important: Saving Time or Money? TripActions Is Betting On Time

When Booking Travel, Which is More Important: Saving Time or Money? TripActions Is Betting On Time: The future of business travel booking arrived today with the first company to roll out new NDC technology to bundle an array of travel services in one price. But there’s plenty of room to question whether business travelers will use it, let alone prefer it over their current ad-hoc methods.

Monday, June 10, 2019

Saturday, June 8, 2019

The best travel credit cards of 2019

The best travel credit cards of 2019: Heading out? The best travel credit cards can offer rewards, points, perks, and cash back whether you're flying, driving, or even on staycation.

Thursday, June 6, 2019

New SEC Rule Fails to Protect Consumers

New SEC Rule Fails to Protect Consumers: AARP says the new regulations from the SEC fail to protect consumers and their retirement savings. Financial advisers could put their interest first.

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

The astounding percentage of Americans with — or without — retirement savings - Business Insider

The astounding percentage of Americans with — or without — retirement savings - Business Insider: Planning for retirement can be stressful, and a new report from the Federal Reserve suggests that many Americans haven't begun saving for their post-work lives.

The Federal Reserve recently published a report on household finances in the US based on the sixth annual Survey of Household Economics and Decision-making, which asked a series of questions about respondents' financial and economic well-being and status.

Monday, June 3, 2019

Would Bernie Sanders’s Medicare-for-all save Americans money? - The Washington Post

Would Bernie Sanders’s Medicare-for-all save Americans money? - The Washington Post: The 2020 presidential hopeful is saying that his plan will cut the cost of health care for many Americans. Here are four factors that would affect whether that promise becomes reality.

Sunday, June 2, 2019

This Expense Costs Retirees an Average of $7,472 Each Year -- The Motley Fool

This Expense Costs Retirees an Average of $7,472 Each Year -- The Motley Fool: t's natural to assume that our living costs will go down in retirement, though perhaps not as drastically as we'd like them to. And if there's one expense that many seniors expect to slash, it's transportation. That's because retirees who stop going to work get to unload the burden of paying to commute, and that could amount to a substantial level of savings.

Saturday, June 1, 2019

5 Lifestyle Changes to Consider if Money Is Tight in Retirement

5 Lifestyle Changes to Consider if Money Is Tight in Retirement: Many seniors wind up cash-strapped despite their best efforts to avoid that scenario. Part of the problem is that a large number of retirees get the bulk of their income from Social Security, which only pays the average recipient $17,532 a year. If you're finding that money is uncomfortably tight in retirement, a few key lifestyle changes might help you stretch your income and ease some financial stress. Here are a few to consider.