The holidays are upon us and in honor of #GivingTuesday on December 3, we decided to share some philosophies of giving. You might not have tons of money to share but you can give back, and improve the lives of others, in many ways. Since Bill and Melinda Gates and Warren Buffett created the
Women are often caught in the sandwich generation, having to take care of children and parents at the same time. Caring for your aging parents is something you hope you can handle when the time comes, but it's the last thing you want to think about. Whether the time is now or somewhere down the
If you're considering changing jobs, you're not alone. Today, few people stay with one employer until retirement. It's likely that at some point during your career, you'll be looking for a new job. You may be looking to make more money or seeking greater career opportunities. Or, you may be forced
Medicare is a federal program that provides health insurance to retired individuals, regardless of their medical condition, and certain younger people with disabilities or end-stage renal disease. Medicare coverage consists of two main parts: Medicare Part A (hospital insurance) and Medicare Part B
It's Life Insurance Awareness month. We've all heard how important it is to get life insurance. Don't wait until it's too late. Make sure you do diligence and plan now. It is also important to make sure your beneficiary is up to date. A beneficiary is the person or entity you name (i.e.,
The National Retail Federation (NRF) and Proper Insights & Analytics recently released a survey detailing back-to-school spending for the 2019 school year. The survey looks at how American families plan to shop for clothing, supplies, and other items for the school year. Record spending
The Markets (as of market close August 16, 2019) Volatility is the best term to describe stocks last week. Despite a Friday surge, each of the benchmark indexes listed here fell for the third consecutive week. Wednesday proved to be the most tumultuous day, as stocks suffered a major pullback.
If you're the parent or grandparent of a current or prospective college student, you might be interested to learn what's new in the world of higher education. Higher college costs For the 2018-2019 school year, average costs for tuition, fees, room, and board were: $21,370 at public colleges