Personal Finances

A Comfortable RetirementRetirement planning should start with your first job, but that almost never happens.
Social Security And WomenSocial Security is synonymous with retirement income but it is much more.
The Retirement Income GapYesterday we talked about the income gap, but more frightening to me is the retirement income gap that retirees face.
The Pay GapAfter The Great Depression and during World War II many women needed to work to support their families. Companies found they could pay women less than the men.
Bag Lady SyndromeFor many women their biggest fear is that they will be penniless and homeless in old age and not be able to afford food, shelter and medical care.
Not Having An Emergency FundWe'll cover more dumb money moves this week!
Investing In The Wrong StuffMost investors don’t even realize they are in the wrong type of investment until it’s too late.
Waiting To Start Saving For RetirementI've heard from many retirees who wished they had started saving sooner for their golden years, that way they would definitely be golden!
Paying Off Credit Card Debt With A Home Equity LoanI know the temptation is there, but it's just not prudent.
More Money RegretsI don't know anyone who doesn't have at least one money regret...and some have many more.
Money RegretsWe have all done dumb things with our money at one time or another.
Other Ways to Pay for CollegeIf your kid is in her senior year of high school and there is nothing set aside for her college education it’s too late to do much more than stick whatever extra cash you can in a savings account.