Millions of Americans have put a temporary pause on making their monthly mortgage payments – but a new report shows that many of them may not have necessarily needed to. Only about five percent of homeowners that were approved...
Are you ready to retire? You might be looking forward to saying goodbye to the 40-hour work week, but financial readiness is a different thing. In truth, living without a paycheck requires more than some money in the bank and the ability...
Retirees who feel their Social Security benefits aren’t stretching as far as they used to aren’t imagining it. Retiree costs are going up at a rapid clip, and Social Security cost-of-living adjustments are not keeping up with those growing...
As part of the House bill passed on Friday to deliver relief to a battered economy, people with student debt would get some more elbow room. The U.S. Department of Education has already announced that due to the pandemic,...
ONCE YOU REMOVE LOVE and emotion from a divorce equation, pretty much all you have left is money. So if your marriage is coming to an end, or appears to be, you'd be wise to take a number of financial...
It starts with you. With retirement a mere five to ten years away, many Americans will start to panic, thinking (perhaps appropriately) that they are not on track to retire comfortably. In the decade that I have been an advisor, I’ve seen many...
For one Iowa woman, the most frustrating and scary time of her life started when her debit card was declined.  In the days leading up to St. Patrick’s day, health care worker Adunni Noibi felt sick. Yet when the...
Even before the coronavirus pandemic shut down many parts of the U.S. and put millions out of work, Americans held an average of $26,621 in personal debt, excluding mortgages. That’s according to Northwestern Mutual’s 2020 Planning & Progress Study, which...
Only about 25% of homeowners know their mortgage rate, according to a recent survey from Bankrate, while more than half of people with credit card debt don’t know the interest rate they’re paying on their balances, a 2018 CreditCards.com survey found.
Are you ready to retire? You might be looking forward to saying goodbye to the 40-hour work week, but financial readiness is a different thing. In truth, living without a paycheck requires more than some money in the bank and the ability...
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