Will Social Security Run Out of Money? Graphs and Stats Here

Many Americans are doubtful of ever getting their Social Security benefits. They have good reason to be worried. The system is already running a deficit and is on schedule to be depleted in 2034. We explore what might happen in this post.

Family and Finances, Risk Reduction

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Will Social Security Run Out of Money? Graphs and Stats Here

Will Social Security Run Out of Money? Graphs and Stats Here

Many Americans are doubtful of ever getting their Social Security benefits. They have good reason to be worried. The system is already running a deficit and is on schedule to be depleted in 2034. We ...

Family and Finances, Risk Reduction

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Trying to Time the Stock Market Is Like Gambling
  • March 25, 2019
  • by Emily

Trying to Time the Stock Market Is Like Gambling

You’ve heard the advice: buy low and sell high. Easier said than done. Our brains are designed to fall for the idea of timing the market. We break it down and outline better approaches.

Financial Literacy, Risk Reduction

Here's the Real Retirement Killer: Inflation

Here's the Real Retirement Killer: Inflation

Consumers spend their lifetime working toward that magic number that will allow them to retire. Unfortunately, many pre-retirees leave out an important detail that could cost them a large portion of their retirement savings.

Personal Finance, Risk Reduction

How to See Through an Investment Sales Pitch

How to See Through an Investment Sales Pitch

A friendly voice offers to sell you an investment that will make you rich, smart and good looking. It doesn’t matter what it is - an annuity, a mutual fund, a stock, some sort of ...

Financial Literacy, Risk Reduction

What a Legal Expert Has to Say About Popular Scams and Con Games

What a Legal Expert Has to Say About Popular Scams and Con Games

When it comes to money, if it seems unusual or too good to be true, it means you are being targeted by a scammer. This post explains a few scams relying on financial ignorance that ...

Risk Reduction

Five Ways to Protect Yourself from Identity Theft

Five Ways to Protect Yourself from Identity Theft

Identity thieves are out to steal your personal information so they can borrow in your name, access your benefits, or drain your accounts before you notice. There are a few simple steps you can take ...

Risk Reduction

Overdraft Protection - What Banks and Thieves Love

Overdraft Protection - What Banks and Thieves Love

If a thief gets into your checking account, they can drain your checking account plus your savings account if overdraft is turned on. Overdraft may not be worth the risk if you have even a ...

Risk Reduction

Lock Your Digital Windows and Doors: Basics of Digital Security

Lock Your Digital Windows and Doors: Basics of Digital Security

It today's world financial security and digital security go hand and hand. Here are a few basics for keeping yourself and your data secure from hackers and identity thieves.

Risk Reduction

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Complaint System

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Complaint System

Do you have a bone to pick with a bank or financial institution? If so, you might be interested in learning about and using the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s complaint system because it could help ...

Personal Finance, Risk Reduction

Buy the Right Life Insurance
  • March 24, 2017
  • by Emily

Buy the Right Life Insurance

Buying life insurance is an exercise in thinking about the facts of life we’d rather not ponder. Included is an in depth example of what a family could do to make sure they are protected. ...

Family and Finances, Risk Reduction

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