Posts Tagged ‘investment’

Going From Two Incomes to One

Going From Two Incomes to One

Whether it’s due to one partner staying home to raise the kids or due to a job loss, households transitioning from two incomes to one may face a large financial challenge. Whether living on one income is your dream come true or a circumstance you hope to avoid, it helps (more…)

Becoming a Consultant in Retirement

Becoming a Consultant in Retirement

5 Tips for a Smooth Transition Whether it’s to bring in extra income or to impart your knowledge to the next generation, becoming a consultant can be a great way to transition into retirement. And you’re in good company. Those ages 50 and older are the fastest growing segment of (more…)

Tips to Help Aging Parents Manage Their Finances

Tips to Help Aging Parents Manage Their Finances

Family discussions surrounding money and finances can often be awkward. And for adult children, having these conversations can be especially difficult with aging parents. You might be seeing a decline in your loved one’s health and/or cognitive abilities that could be impacting their ability to manage money. Some signs to (more…)

Data Security

Data Security

Are You Making These Common Errors? According to a poll from CreditCards.com, 9 in 10 Americans have taken at least one big data security risk in the past year. The following habits can increase the risk of identity theft: 82% reuse the same passwords 45% save passwords on their computer (more…)

Preparing for the ‘What Ifs’ in Life

Preparing for the ‘What Ifs’ in Life

Getting Your Affairs in Order You never know what the future may hold, and the COVID-19 crisis adds another layer of uncertainty. In times like this, it becomes clear how important it is to have your affairs in order. Contemplating end-of-life concerns can be overwhelming at first, but knowing you (more…)

When Should You Outsource?

When Should You Outsource?

Resource Management Small, midsize and large businesses use outsourcing in varying degrees to meet their needs, and it can be a smart move even when you’re focused on controlling costs. There are situations when outsourcing can save time and help you stay within budget. Being able to recognize those opportunities (more…)

Accepting Payments Online Gives Your Business an Edge

Accepting Payments Online Gives Your Business an Edge

Consumers are making more online payments than ever before, and businesses have been moving fast to roll out online payments and upgrade digital systems to meet the demand. Perhaps your business is doing more business online or changing how you handle transactions to meet customer needs. Advantages of Online Payments (more…)

Plan for Life’s Unexpected Twists with Advance Directives

Plan for Life’s Unexpected Twists with Advance Directives

Life can change on a dime. One serious accident or unexpected illness can turn your world upside down. That’s why having an advance directive is critical when health care decisions need to be made regarding end-of-life care. Thinking about the type of medical care you would want in the wake (more…)

Shop Safely Online

Shop Safely Online

Guard Your Debit and Credit Cards from Fraud When you’re shopping online, you’re on a quest to find what you need — fast. But you should also be on the lookout for security. Shop online safely and guard your cards with these tips. Put Up Your Armor Shop on legitimate (more…)

Business Survival Tips in a Down Economy

Business Survival Tips in a Down Economy

Small businesses have been blindsided by the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, and some are better positioned than others that adapt. If your business needs help navigating stormy seas, consider these six steps. Brainstorm ways to boost revenue. Explore strategies to increase revenue, such as offering modified services, rethinking (more…)