By Peter Miller The government is out with a new mortgage rate site, a resource that’s been greeted with cries of outrage from many within
On television and in movies, investing in the stock market is often portrayed as a two-dimensional process where success is simply a matter of buying
When it comes to real estate, the more you spend, the more money everyone makes. And it happens on every level of your home purchase.
A few days ago, our family was driving to a school event together. We were listening to a podcast over the car’s stereo and the
If you’re new to investing, it’s pretty easy to feel overwhelmed. There are strange words to figure out, complicated ideas to understand, new decisions to
Let’s face it, investing in the future is no easy task. Taking money that you could spend right now and socking it away for decades takes discipline.
The subject of variable life insurance brings to mind a fake “Saturday Night Live” commercial for a product called Shimmer. In the spoof, Dan Aykroyd and
In his State of the Union address Tuesday, President Obama proposed changes to 529 college plans that may force the 7 million families using them to
My advice to anyone investing a significant amount of money – say, more than $50,000 – is twofold. If you want to be hands-on, buy
With the holidays behind us, many people are dreading winter and looking forward to the first signs of spring. Since spring is generally best spent tidying up and working on the outside of
The history of retirement plans in the United States is neither as old nor as extensive as most people think. The first private pension fund
dis·rupt verb \dis-ˈrəpt\ : to cause (something) to be unable to continue in the normal way : to interrupt the normal progress or activity of
“Psssst, over here,” croaked a voice from the shadows somewhere in the alley. “Are youse lookin’ for a hot tip on a cool stock?” Rob looked
In “Back to the Future Part II,” Biff Tannen gets rich by using information from the future to make can’t-lose sports bets in the past.
Promises, promises. Insurance is all about promises. Policyholders promise to pay their premiums and insurance companies promise to pay claims in a timely manner. On
We all remember the high school economics lesson on the law of supply and demand. It taught us that when demand is low and supply
Holiday stress is boiling over, and the last thing you want to worry about are your taxes due next April. But while enjoying a good year
As I explained in a previous post, I’m on a quest to find the best retirement plan to roll over my old 401(k). I’m going