Published: July 28, 2021
Now that 70 is the new 55 when it comes to retirement, you may very well end up working at the same time you claim Social Security benefits. Even if you just have a part-time job or some consulting income, your paycheck can affect the amount you receive monthly, the amount you owe in taxes for the year, and your Medicare premiums. Reasons abound to keep working, but for many, it simply comes down to the math.
Published: July 21, 2021
College students take on loans as an investment: Presumably, they'll graduate and reap the benefits - income that helps them repay that debt and then some. But parents borrow for their children without the promise of higher earnings. And legally, they're the ones on the hook.
Published: July 14, 2021
Everyone's road to retirement is personal, with twists and turns that are unique to their situation. Yet most of us grapple with the same, sometimes elusive, questions, usually starting with "How much money do I need to retire?"
Published: July 6, 2021
There are two ways to share a credit card with another person: You can apply with them as a joint account holder or apply on your own and add them as an authorized user.
Published: June 29, 2021
Summer is a good time to catch up on your to-do list. One way to do that is by taking stock of your finances with a midyear checkup.
Published: June 22, 2021
Buying a car may seem like an exercise in decision making. "Should I get a coupe or a crossover? An EV or hybrid? Magnetic Gray or Firecracker Red? Do I need heated seats? Oh, I definitely need heated seats." Well one of the first - and possibly most important -decisions you'll have to make is whether you should buy new, or used. The factors to consider may seem overwhelming, but it really just comes down to your own personal priorities and preferences.