When you’re planning a vacation, you do legwork ahead of time. You buy a travel guide or look online for details about your destination; you comparison shop airfare, hotels, rental cars, etc. Planning ahead is simply a sensible strategy that helps you avoid stress. But somehow, when it comes to retirement planning, people often overlook this type of preparation. Perhaps … Read More
In case you haven’t heard, the Charles Scwab brokerage firm recently came out with an on-line automated investing program that they are advertising as Free! Here’s what’s hidden in the fine print:
Here’s something to think about this the next time you’re asked or tempted to provide “financial assistance” to a friend or family member.
Interest rates are still very low, making fixed income investments like bonds and CDs very unattractive. So what should you do if need income from your investments?