Archive for August, 2014

Finances

Investing Basics: What You Should Know

Investing Basics: What You Should Know

  Most people have their attention focused on earning money. But what you do with that money is just as important. Once you have the money, there are four main things that you can do with it: 1) Spend it 2) Save it 3)  Invest it 4) Give it away. [...]

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Finances

Whole Life Insurance – Do You Need it?

Whole Life Insurance – Do You Need it?

  Part of living the good life is financial freedom and peace of mind. One of the most devastating blows to living the good life is the loss of a loved one.  Apart from the emotional loss, there can also be financial loss. Many families purchase life insurance in order [...]

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Fashion

Remember Audrey Hepburn?

Remember Audrey Hepburn?

Audrey Hepburn captivated us in films like Roman Holiday, Breakfast at Tiffany’s and My Fair Lady.  Now her beautiful granddaughter, Emma Ferrer, steps into the spotlight on the cover of Harper’s Bazaar. Just 20 years old, Emma is an aspiring artist and lives in Florence, Italy. Ferrer was photographed by [...]

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Retirement

How To Save for Retirement Regardless of Your Income

How To Save for Retirement Regardless of Your Income

It’s not uncommon for people to put off saving for retirement because they don’t think they earn enough money to open a retirement savings account. This is especially true for young people for whom retirement may be at least three or four decades away. Retirement is so far away, and [...]

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Retirement

Review Your Pension Plan

Review Your Pension Plan

Just a year ago the city of Detroit officially filed for bankruptcy, becoming the largest municipal bankruptcy filing in U.S. history by debt, which is estimated to be between $18-20 billion. The practical result of this bankruptcy filing for city workers and retirees is that their pensions could be reduced, [...]

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Retirement

The Retirement Disconnect: Confidence Doesn’t Mirror Practices

The Retirement Disconnect: Confidence Doesn’t Mirror Practices

  There’s good news and bad news when it comes to retirement savings in America, according to the results of the 2014 Retirement Confidence Survey, which were recently released by the Employee Benefits Research Institute and Greenwald Associates. The good news: The confidence of Americans in their ability to retire [...]

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