The World Happiness Report is out, and a group of independent experts have now compiled surveys of people in 156 countries, asking them to evaluate their lives on a scale of 1-10.
The 25 Worst Passwords
How secure are the passwords you use to access your banking or investment data? A recent article in Forbes magazine surveyed security company SplashData’s password dumps, looking for the world’s most common—and, therefore, easiest to guess—passwords.
Protecting Your Parents — Financially
People reach their peak decision-making abilities sometime in their 50s and then decline slowly until after age 70, when the decline starts to take off more dramatically. This helps explain why sweepstakes frauds, Nigerian investment schemes and other scams target seniors and retirees.
How to Reset Your Portfolio (Regardless of What You Think of the Markets)
Over the last few weeks, professional financial planners have been fielding calls from clients who are asking the kinds of questions that every professional investor hates to hear. The Dow has reached (and then fallen back below) 20,000. Should I take money off the table?
In 2017, you have another chance to max out your retirement accounts. Here is a rundown of yearly contribution limits for the popular retirement savings vehicles.
No Leverage = Higher Costs
We hear all the time that medical costs are too high in the U.S., and that Medicare is going to go bankrupt in the future. The President-Elect recently told us in a press conference that drug companies are “getting away with murder.” So how high are drug prices, and are those prices contributing at all to the high medical costs in the U.S.?
The Uptrends We Never See
Most of us suspect that the world is going to hell in a handbasket—or at least getting worse over the long term. In the U.S., only 4% of respondents will tell you that our world living conditions are improving.
There are literally hundreds of life insurance providers that offer thousands of life insurance products through a myriad of distribution channels.
Life happens, and, when it does, it sometimes has a tendency to get in the way of the things we are trying do for ourselves and our families.