The rate of inflation went up this Spring and that has caused some significant fluctuations in the market as well as a lot of talk about inflation. Given the fact that inflation has been low for so long, novice and young investors may not know a lot about inflation, so today we’re going to take an in-depth look at it. ...

June 15, 2021 Employers Want Help with Health Costs The cost of employer health insurance has skyrocketed, and workers are picking up some of that growing tab. Amid employees’ grumbling, employers are loath to push more of the cost onto their workers. That’s why the consensus view among major employers, expressed in a recent survey, sounded like a cry for ...

June 10, 2021 Here’s Why People Don’t Save Enough In the United States and Singapore – places that emphasize self-reliance – many older workers and retirees admit that, if given a do-over, they would have saved more money over the past 20 or 30 years. Regret was more common in the United States – 54 percent of older Americans had ...

June 17, 2021 Workers Overestimate their Social Security The U.S. Social Security Administration reported a few years ago that half of retirees get at least half of their income from their monthly checks. For lower-income retirees, the benefits constitute almost all of their income. Yet Americans have only a vague understanding of how this crucial program works – one of ...

This podcast is all about you and what you want to talk about. Today it is investments. How do you calculate return on investment? What is the best way to use a UTMA account? Why shouldn’t you go 100% TIPS? Which is better for investing, dollar cost averaging or lump sum? These are the topics we discuss in this episode. ...

[Editor’s Note: Today’s guest post was submitted by a regular reader and Anesthesiologist from Newport Beach, CA that wishes to remain anonymous. I applaud her patience and persistence in a difficult situation as well as her willingness to look at her own relationship with money. We have no financial relationship.] Can you achieve financial security when your partner is not ...

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Student loans have been on the back burner for the last year or so, as borrowers have enjoyed 0% interest on their federal loans. There has been lots of talk in Congress about loan forgiveness and what that could look like.  With the break on interest scheduled to come to an end this Fall, student loans are about to come ...

June 8, 2021 $4 Billion in Pension Payments Returned It’s the employer’s responsibility to find former employees and keep them apprised of any retirement benefits they left behind. But that hasn’t always worked out. Some employers don’t have former workers’ current contact information, and others don’t bother to track them down. Worst-case scenarios are often fallout from a merger: the ...

If you inherited retirement accounts or anticipate leaving retirement accounts to your heirs, it is important to understand the rules and options for managing those retirement accounts. This will help you use that inherited money wisely but also make good decisions in your estate planning. We discuss what the rules and options are plus which accounts are the best to ...

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