Category: Finance

It may be a wise financial choice. It may be a good idea for a woman to retire later rather than sooner. Leaving the workplace after 65 may help position a woman for slightly greater retirement income and reduce some of the pressure of funding her “second act.” Women tend to receive smaller Social Security […]

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After you marry, to what degree should your financial lives be shared? Many couples who marry also wed their finances together. Whether they partly or fully merge their finances, many couples may see more advantages than disadvantages to taking this step. Some young married couples decide to create joint accounts early. Without a joint checking […]

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How to handle the cost of continuing your education. Some people decide to get another college degree later in life. That typically means taking on student debt, and dealing with that debt after 40 takes planning. Between 2005 and 2015, the number of Americans older than 60 carrying outstanding student loans quadrupled. How can you […]

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A self-created last will and testament may lead to problems. As an early step in estate planning, you may be tempted to write your own will. There are some good reasons why you shouldn’t. While do-it-yourself wills may be cost effective and make the process of will creation relatively simple, they also have shortcomings. DIY […]

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Tips and techniques to deal with impatience and anxiety. How can you rein in stress on the job? Some simple steps can help you ease tension and leave you in a better frame of mind. Try the 4-7-8 breathing method. Take a deep breath through your nose as you count to four. Then hold your […]

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