Most people fill Medicare's coverage gaps by buying a Medicare supplement (medigap) plan and a Part D prescription-drug plan, or they get both medical and drug coverage from a private insurer with a Medicare Advantage plan.Read More »
In today's digital age, in which seemingly anything that matters is stored virtually "in the cloud," a physical safe deposit box comes across as a relic of the bricks-and-mortar past. But don't be too hasty to dismiss the importance of keeping certain valuables securely tucked away
Many parents just wing it with their finances. They may be getting away with it for now, but their kids likely won't. So, here's how parents can help their kids start saving for retirement earlier than they did.
Once you've written your will, pat yourself on the back. Then get back to work to spell out your wishes on what could be far more important than how your assets are divided. Your family's harmony could be a stake.
It’s back to school season and millions of people are preparing to start the college application process. From figuring out financial aid, searching for scholarships, acing your standardized tests, and writing the perfect essay, the to-do list is long and the stress is high. On average, students apply
In this era of high unemployment, flat home prices and do-it-yourself retirement savings, some traditional rules of saving and investing are due for an overhaul. In this slide show, you'll see how we tweak some tried-and-true maxims of managing your finances.
Delaying Social Security to full retirement age or later could cost you tens of thousands of dollars, maybe even more, in unnecessary taxes if you live on your retirement savings while you wait.
For some retirees, retirement no longer means just golfing and travelling to visit grandchildren. While that can be part of their retirement experience, many retirees are heading back to school to pursue passions they’ve always wanted to explore after a long time in the workforce, says Stephen Stabile
When you think about IRAs, you're probably thinking stocks and bonds. But private equity investments can open new doors to some retirement savers.
We're living in a new tax world now, thanks to the overhaul passed by Congress last year. A number of breaks bit the dust, but some new ones were introduced as well. Your 2018 return will be the first to file under the new rules, but the time to look for tax savings is now. The following ideas could
Don't confuse a health care proxy with a living will. Each serves a different purpose, but you'll need both to make sure your medical wishes are honored.
Saving for retirement is understood -- you invest a certain amount of your income to a portfolio that's aligned with your risk tolerance. It's a question people who are starting to retire now need to ask, because pensions and other traditional retirement income guarantees are less common, says
For many taxpayers, it may be tempting to assume that long-cherished tax-planning strategies that have worked in recent years should work again this year. The tax package contains “the most significant changes to the tax law since the Tax Reform Act of 1986,” says Mark Luscombe, principal analyst for
President Donald Trump signed an executive order Friday directing his administration to make it easier for small businesses to band together to set up retirement-savings plans. “Small businesses will no longer be at a competitive disadvantage and small business workers will be treated more fairly,”
Chase's new You Invest offering is a great deal for consumers, but there are a few things you should know before you open an account.
If you’re thinking of investing in real estate, buying in a college town offers a lot of perks, along with a substantial and steady stream of potential tenants. While there’s a lot to consider when making a real estate investment, your ROI, or return on investment, should be at the top of your list.
ISTANBUL (AP) — Every morning, Meripet wakes up to her nightmare: The Chinese government has turned four of her children into orphans, even though she and their father are alive.
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After a summer in which the Lumineers suddenly became one of the most sought after clients in music, a winner has emerged in the derby to manage the group. Bernie Cahill of Activist Artists Management has landed the gig, Variety has confirmed. Activist was launched by Cahill and his former partners at
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