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3 Key Moves For Making Your Money Last As Long As You Do

3 Key Moves For Making Your Money Last As Long As You Do

Are you afraid of running out of money in retirement? If so, you’re not alone. And it’s not just a problem for women who live paycheck-to-paycheck. Over half of people (55 percent) with $50,000 to $250,000 in investable assets answer the question with a resounding yes, according to a report from Merrill Edge. The concerns aren’t overblown. More than four in five […]

Don’t Ignore Home Equity When Planning Your Retirement

Don’t Ignore Home Equity When Planning Your Retirement

Many older Americans are home-rich and cash-poor, and could use their home equity to help fund their retirement, according to a recent report on Americans’ retirement challenges from the BiPartisan Policy Center (BPC). Financially strapped Americans in this situation may be making a mistake by not considering prudent uses for their home equity. According to the BPC, Americans of all […]

The 7 Classic Virtues of Investing

The 7 Classic Virtues of Investing

The traditional moral virtues originated from Greek philosophers Aristotle and Plato, who used them to define the character traits of people who lead successful, uplifting lives. The virtues were later adapted by the Christians who developed and refined them through the ages. They may seem anachronistic in today’s world. But, actually, if you follow these seven virtues as you think […]

6 Ways to Simplify Your Retirement Portfolio Plan

6 Ways to Simplify Your Retirement Portfolio Plan

I often speak to groups of retired or soon-to-retire people, and it’s clear that investing is a passion for many of them. They’ve been studying investing and the markets for many years, homed in on a philosophy that makes sense to them, and finally have time to give their portfolios their full attention. The trouble is, many such investors reach […]