Saturday, April 20, 2019

92% of Older Americans Are Making This Major Retirement Mistake -- The Motley Fool

92% of Older Americans Are Making This Major Retirement Mistake -- The Motley Fool: Retirement can be an expensive period of life, due in part to healthcare costs that only seem to climb from year to year. But while most seniors expect a large chunk of their income to be eaten up by medical care, many enter retirement wholly unprepared for a related expense that can be even more astronomical: long-term care.

It's estimated that 70% of seniors 65 and over will need some type of long-term care in their lifetime. Yet a whopping 92% of older Americans don't have a long-term care insurance policy, according to the Insured Retirement Institute. As such, a large number of seniors could inevitably be forced to bear that expense without any help -- and put their long-term financial security on the line as a result.

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Save Money Each Month – Pay Off Debt – Ideal Home Loans | FOX31 Denver

Save Money Each Month – Pay Off Debt – Ideal Home Loans | FOX31 Denver: t, Brent Ivinson, Owner & President of Ideal Home Loans, will give you a $500 credit toward your closing costs. He talks about rates that are surprisingly low right now and could save you more money when you refi, or qualify for more home when you buy! The team from Ideal Home Loans can help you qualify for the lowest rate possible and get pre-approved to buy a home. If you act now, you won't have a payment until June. Call 303-867-7000.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Can you save money and the planet by owning a Tesla or another electric car?

Can you save money and the planet by owning a Tesla or another electric car?: You've probably heard of the Nissan Leaf, Chevrolet Bolt and Tesla Model 3.

And most car companies, if they are not selling an electric vehicle, are working on bringing one to market.

Saturday, April 13, 2019

How technology is changing the financial client/advisor relationship - TechRepublic

How technology is changing the financial client/advisor relationship - TechRepublic: With technological innovations creating more customized experiences across many industries, business users now expect that in all aspects of life, according to a Broadridge report released on Friday. Technology has shifted social behaviors and business relationships, particularly between investors and financial advisors, the report found.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

The No. 1 money-saving question Americans asked Google this year - MarketWatch

The No. 1 money-saving question Americans asked Google this year - MarketWatch: It’s financial literacy month, so search engine Google GOOG, +0.23% has released its list of the most-Googled personal finance questions, including the questions they get on saving money. The No. 1 “how to save for” question Google got over the past year (in the U.S. from March 2018 to March 2019): How to save for a house. (And two other questions — 6 and 7 below — are also likely related to homeownership.)

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

8 unusual tips to help you make, save more money

8 unusual tips to help you make, save more money: There are many maxims on how to make and save money, but media mogul Edward W. Scripps has some that are a little unorthodox.

Scripps began building his media empire in 1878. Now, it encompasses newspapers, broadcast television stations, cable networks, and, along with other media enterprises, it spans many states.

Scripps was very keen on ethics and keeping his money, business and life in balanced perspective. In his life, he followed a 23-point code of conduct which he detailed in his essay "Some Outlandish Rules for Making Money."

Monday, April 8, 2019

ABLE accounts help those disabilities save for the future

ABLE accounts help those disabilities save for the future: Delaware's state treasurer talks about ways to help those with disabilities build a strong financial future.

Housing sentiment surges in March, and sellers are the most optimistic

Housing sentiment surges in March, and sellers are the most optimistic: Lower mortgage rates are likely behind a surge in positive housing sentiment, which could help rev up what started as a sluggish spring season. A monthly survey from Fannie Mae showed that, in March, sentiment jumped to the highest level since June, which was just below the record high.

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Friday, April 5, 2019

The Biggest Problem In The Cashless Revolution - Nasdaq.com

The Biggest Problem In The Cashless Revolution - Nasdaq.com: Cash is cumbersome, dirty and increasingly too tangible for our digital desires. And while we’ve already given it up to a fair extent for the credit and debit card--it still means we have to wait in lines, and that’s so 1990s. In an effort to cut costs and avoid long lines in front of the cash register, a small-but-growing number of retailers have stopped accepting paper currency entirely. Over the past couple of years, some retail stores and restaurants in large cities have simply ceased cash operations.