Financial Planning

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Social Security And Women

Social Security is synonymous with retirement income, but it is much more.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–1 hour ago

Women, Money, Benefits

The Retirement Income Gap

The retirement income gap is currently 44 cents for women for every $1 that men will collect and it’s been well reported that more women than men will encounter financial hardship during retirement.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–10/01/2014

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The Workforce Pay Gap

Although better educated than their mothers and grandmothers, today’s women are still not earning as much as men.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–09/30/2014

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Bag Lady Syndrome

For many women their biggest fear is that they will be penniless and homeless in their old age and unable to afford food, shelter, and medical care.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–09/29/2014

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College Affordability: Know Your Federal Student Loan Repayment Options

More than 70 percent of undergraduate college students take out student loans to help with college costs. The U.S. Department of Education offers several different repayment plans to ease the burden of loan payments for new graduates as they work to establish their careers.

09/29/2014

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The Importance Of Updating Beneficiary Designations

Even if you leave everything in your will or trust to your spouse or children, if your mother is still named on the retirement plan or life insurance she will receive the proceeds.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–09/26/2014

Checks, Money, Payment, Loans

Using Your Retirement Plan As A Revolving Savings Account

According to the Employee Benefit Research Institute’s latest study on borrowing, more than 20% of participants have outstanding loans from their retirement plans.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–09/25/2014

Credit Report

The Problem With Not Knowing Your Credit Stats

You may think your credit report is perfect because you have never been late or missed any of your loan payments, but recent studies have shown that perhaps as many as 50% of all credit reports have errors in them.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–09/24/2014

Estate Planning

You Must Plan On Dying

We all do some really dumb things when it comes to our money, but sometimes it’s not what we do…it’s what we don’t do.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–09/23/2014

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The Dangers Of Not Having An Emergency Fund

Almost 50% of Massachusetts residents have an emergency fund that will last them 3 months according to a study done by FINRA’s Investor Education Foundation.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–09/22/2014

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