What the presidential candidates' investments tell us about them
By the time the primaries roll around next winter and spring, we'll know a lot about the 22 (and counting) major candidates running for president. Over the last few months, they've been filing personal financial disclosures with the Federal Election Commission — or not. Many haven't provided a glimpse of their financial lives yet, but those who have reveal some interesting dimensions of themselves through their investments or sources of income.
How Much House Can You Afford With A Low-Down-Payment Mortgage?
Regardless of what your income is, here are five important questions to ask before you start the search for your first home.
Financial tips for women getting a divorce
Separate all spousal property and accounts immediately
3rd Annual Shrewsbury Food and Brew Fest
Join the Shrewsbury Rotary Club for an afternoon of great food and beverages at our 3rd Annual Food and Brew Fest! This family friendly event will feature a sampling of food, beer and wine from the finest restaurants and breweries in the region. There is sure to be something for everyone! Our event will feature live music, a play area for the kids and a gift basket drawing with all proceeds going to support the Rotary Club's charitable endeavors throughout the community. Purchase your tickets now for the best pricing! For more information, visit our website ShrewsburyFoodandBrew.com
What’s the best age to retire?
Retirement columnist BOSTON (MarketWatch)—If you’re going to do it—retire, that is—you might as well do it at the right age. And doing it at the right age, according to the authors of a soon-to-be published paper, involves a bit of homework Retiring at the optimal age should not be left to chance, according to Kenn Tacchino, a professor of taxation and financial planning at Widener University, and Patricia Tacchino, co-authors of a soon-to-be-published paper in Benefits Quarterly Rather, choosing a retirement age needs to be a rational decision that accounts for a variety of confusing and competing consideration, the Tacchinos wrote. And to reach a rational decision, the authors say, would-be retirees would benefit from…
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How to Build Credit Without Actually Owning a Credit Card
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Here’s Why the Cancer Death Rate Has Plummeted
“We’re making a lot of progress”
How to pick the right financial planner
When it comes to financial planning, the first question that comes to mind for most people is whether or not they really need professional help. You can absolutely handle your own money and there is no problem with that, but it is much like doing your own repairs on a leaky sink. Some people have …
Buying Life Insurance: What Kind and How Much?
Purchasing the right type of insurance in an amount that is suitable for your family’s needs is an important element in financial planning. This article will help you wade through the differing types.