Experts Suggest Investment Advice May be Best Left to the Professionals Most people who invest money and are purposeful about their retirement plans believe they have the basics of investing down. They may even consult with well-meaning friends and family when they are seeking outside guidance. However, some of the most common mistakes in inv...
Financial Advice for Young Women, from Women
If you are a young woman in college or entering the workforce, here's some financial advice from senior Morgan Stanley women in Wealth Management.
Is the Middle Class Listening to the Wrong Investment Advice?
Investment Advice for the Middle Class If you are like most middle class investors, it may seem as if there are a million things that separate you from millionaires. In reality, the way the middle class and the wealthy handle investments can be quite similar; investment advice can be founded on the same principles – and the same misperceptio...
Quick Financial Tip: Mortgage Process
Our goal is simple: To improve the financial well-being of our members. This also happens to be the mission statement at Mutual 1st Federal. We want to make ...
How to Submit the Perfect Job Application: Advice From Recruiters
Want to make sure your job application gets seen, noticed, and called for an interview? Here’s how to submit one that will truly impress a recruiter.
Why the fax machine refuses to die
Haven't used one in years? Seems like few people have, but that hasn't stopped the Stone Age technology from hanging on. Here's why.
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…
Consumers Want More Financial Advice from Banks
Consumers see their banks as more of a stressful utility, rather than a financial advisor. According to the Future of Money report released by Cognizant, banks are not proactive with the financial needs of their consumers; 90% of consumers surveyed stated that they primarily deal with their bank for simple transactions only. 'Simple transactions' exclude any discussion around financial health, including insurance coverage or retirement savings, according to the report, which surveyed about 3,000 consumers in the United States and the United Kingdom. The report also concludes that consumers are keenly feeling the lack of financial advice, especially as they often
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
Tres Chic! $20M Florida Mansion Has Closet Modeled After a Chanel Boutique
This home's 600-square-foot closet was designed by the same person who designs Chanel boutiques worldwide, and it's truly mind-blowing.