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Those who are about to retire know and worry about the fact that at some point, they will need medical care, probably for an extended period. This could be in the form of home-based care or being cared for at a medical center, but either way, the expenses associated with medical and health care […]
In my last post, “Demystifying Financial Advisors”, I talked about why it is a good idea to get a financial advisor, what types of advisors are available to you, and how much they cost. In the next video in the series, I discuss how you can find the right financial advisor for you and […]
When I was working at JPMorgan Asset Management several years ago, I once ran into LL Cool J in the elevator. He was at the bank because he was one of our clients. Running into a celebrity at my job had me on cloud 9 for about a month (and what female wouldn’t be […]
If your assets are not protected a simple law suit can put a huge dent in your bank account, or worse. Realistically everything you have achieved financially can be taken away with the smallest of moves from people who either have it out for you or just think you are an easy target.
Something as […]
Identity Theft is real, we’re reminded time and time again. After millions of American consumers had their credit card info stolen through major retailers like Target, it’s hard to imagine who hasn’t had their identity theft stolen, at least to some extent. But as identity thieves have become more sophisticated, so have efforts to […]
Early last month, the license plates from the limousine in which JFK took his fateful final journey were sold at auction for an astonishing $100,000. When the car went in for reinforcement work, Willard Hess, the owner of the mechanics company, kept hold of the plates. He passed them on to his daughter Jane […]
By Linda Davis Taylor,
Author of The Business of Family: How to Stay Rich for Generations
The end of a year is filled with so many things — holidays and family, goal-review and goal-setting, and decluttering (closets, desks and paperwork) so you can start your new year organized. While it can be challenging to get everything […]
The safety of personal identity and information is a growing concern. As identity theft techniques become more sophisticated, so must our methods of staying secure. Because this information can encompass your finances, your location, your activities, and your communications, it’s very important to make it inaccessible to prying eyes. If your online identity has […]
In the personal finance blogosphere, you see a lot about frugality. Frugal living is essential for many people to achieve financial stability, but it’s not something I talk about very much. That’s because it is possible for most people to achieve a balanced budget without having to live like an ascetic. That’s why I […]
If you go to Justice.gov, there is some riveting prose telling the stories of Ruth Roe, Beth Boe, and Janet Doe (among others) and their catastrophic brushes with identity theft! And why does the Government want you to know about the consequences of identity theft? Because varying degrees of identity theft happen to about […]