5 Reasons Not to Make Assumptions About Retirement

Retirement is one of the biggest lifestyle changes most of us will ever make in our lifetimes. If you’ve accumulated significant assets and feel financially comfortable, you might assume that

The Potential Functions of a Cash-Value Life Insurance Plan

With so many types of life insurance on the market, it can be difficult to discern which type of policy is really the best fit for your situation. Some people

Safeguarding Your Retirement Assets

You’ve worked hard, and made a series of decisions throughout the years, that have helped you to accumulate adequate retirement assets to maintain your lifestyle for the next ten, twenty,

Reducing Your Odds of an Income Tax Audit

Benjamin Franklin is famously credited as saying that “nothing in this world is said to be certain, except for death and taxes”. And sure enough, we all must file our

Does Early Retirement Leads to a Longer Life?

Last year, a study published in the journal of Health and Economics concluded that an early retirement can lead to a longer life. The study followed Dutch male workers, over

What Happens if You “Freeze” Your Credit?

As you might have heard, the recent Equifax security breach leaked the names, addresses, and Social Security numbers of about 143 million Americans. With this information now in the hands

How Does the Federal Interest Rate Hike Affect Your Wallet?

Some news is a mixture of good and bad, and that’s certainly the case with our topic today. Last month, the Federal Reserve announced a rate hike. With the benchmark

Can Filing Separate Returns Save You Money?

We know that married couples often take advantage of a valuable tax deduction by filing joint returns. But that deduction doesn’t always provide the most benefit for everyone. In some

Your Credit and Identity Are at Risk During Travel

Anyone can fall victim to identity fraud, and the result damage to their credit history, at any time. Having said that, travel brings additional risks to your personal information, for