Finances

Finances

Should You Consider a Mid-Life Career Change?

Should You Consider a Mid-Life Career Change?

  Many people in the latter stages of middle-age, or those nearing or in their pre-retirement years, are facing a dilemma: Due to a variety of circumstances, ranging from hits taken in their retirement accounts in the aftermath of the financial crisis to long-term unemployment, they are not going to [...]

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Finances

Women and Estate Planning Basics

Women and Estate Planning Basics

  When it concerns estate planning, females have unique concerns. The fact is that women live approximately 4.8 years longer than men.  “That’s significant because it means that there’s a greater chance that you’ll need your assets to last for a longer time period and a greater need to plan [...]

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Finances

What Women Should Know When Starting a Business

What Women Should Know When Starting a Business

    According to the Small Business Administration (SBA), women-owned companies are growing much faster than every other segment of new business in our economy.  Many of these companies started small, started by females seeking the interesting and potentially fulfilling experience of “being their own boss” while carrying out something [...]

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Finances, Retirement

How to Meet Your Retirement Healthcare Expenses

How to Meet Your Retirement Healthcare Expenses

  There are lots of unknowns that have to be accounted for when it comes to planning for retirement, but perhaps the biggest are your healthcare expenses. This is due to two unavoidable facts. First, you probably don’t know what your health condition is going to be like when you [...]

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Finances

3 Steps to Help Prevent Financial Fraud

3 Steps to Help Prevent Financial Fraud

  According to the FINRA Investor Education Foundation, Financial Fraud and Fraud Susceptibility in the United States.report, 84 percent of respondents have been solicited to participate in potentially fraudulent schemes. At least 16 percent said they invested money in response to a fraudulent offer. The research determined that older Americans [...]

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Finances, Retirement

4 Important Retirement Decisions

4 Important Retirement Decisions

Some people are extremely disciplined when it comes to saving diligently and investing wisely for retirement throughout their working lives. But the need for discipline and diligence doesn’t stop when you actually reach retirement age and enter your golden years. This same level of discipline and discernment is also required [...]

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