A common question among people preparing for retirement is whether it is beneficial to pay off a mortgage early. The answer involves more than just financial math; it's also about peace of mind.
The poor little Easter Bunny has a lot of work ahead of him this Sunda as he goes around the world hiding eggs and baskets full of treats. As you go about your family's Easter traditions, think about the lessons you can learn about investing from the Easter Bunny.
Most advisors nowadays like to shout their fiduciary status. While they talk the talk, can they walk the walk?
Rising rates and stimulus checks are two of the factors driving the markets so far this year. Mid-way through March, here's what's happened with stocks and bonds year to date.
The last thing you want to see is a notice from Uncle Sam stating that someone has already claimed your refund. By taking steps to prevent IRS identity theft in the first place, you can hopefully avoid the headache and extra time commitment in dealing with the IRS. Consider these steps.
Folks spend a lot of time preparing the money for the kids, but don't spend a lot of time preparing the kids for the money. No one would just hand the keys to the brand-new car to a 16 year old with a newly minted driver's license, but no experience. We also shouldn't hand the keys to our financial kingdom to our adult children without getting them ready.
Florida homeowner's insurance rates have been going up. What's going on, and what can you do about it?
Winter is still here, the economy hasn't quite turned the corner, yet the markets have hit fresh new highs. These same few themes have generally driven the lofty values.