January 2015

Is $100,000 the prized dollar amount it used to be?

by Justin Weinger on January 31, 2015

ShareTweet For quite a few years $100,000 was the “magic number”, the benchmark for financial success that most people used to determine whether or not they were “wealthy” and “making it”. Today, things have changed quite drastically. First, less than 20% of American households actually earn $100,000 a year or more. Even worse, while a […]

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Are you 1 Paycheck away from Living on the Street?

by Justin Weinger on January 25, 2015

ShareTweet The results of a recent survey performed by personal finance website Bankrate.com are shocking, to say the least. Of 1000 adults questioned, 62% of them said that they had no emergency savings whatsoever! Ironically, with the economy improving along with job security, many Americans were actually feeling a bit better overall, financially speaking. The […]

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The Best Reasons for working Past the Age of 65

by Justin Weinger on January 18, 2015

ShareTweet For decades the traditional retirement age was thought to be 65 years old but, in the last few years, that thinking has changed dramatically. Many people are now working well into their late 60s and even into their 70s, and for good reason; the longer a person waits to fully retire, the more wealth […]

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Why getting a Jump-start on your Taxes is a Good Idea

by Justin Weinger on January 11, 2015

ShareTweet Now that the holidays are over the next “big thing” on the mind of many consumers is tax season. That being said, even if you don’t have the files and forms you need just yet, there are a number of things you can start doing so that, when April 15 rolls around, you’re in […]

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