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Financial Preparations for a Disaster

Our hearts go out to the residents of Boston. As they and residents of areas affected by destructive events know, a disaster can bring about not only emotional hardship, but financial hardship, as well. […]

Protecting Yourself from Social (In)Security

We’ve all heard of the classic three-legged retirement income stool: pensions, social security, and personal savings. Unfortunately for many upcoming retirees, that three-legged stool only has one leg. That’s personal savings. In a Social […]

The Ultimate Guide to Paying Off Debt

[s2If !is_user_logged_in()] Household debt as a percentage of GDP has been decreasing moderately since 2009. The Bureau of Economic Analysis shows that 2013 household debt has fallen below pre-recession levels. Despite the good news, […]

3 Ways to Avoid Credit Report Errors

[s2If !is_user_logged_in()] 60 Minutes recently ran a stunning expose of credit score errors at the top 3 reporting bureaus: TransUnion, Equifax, and Experian. A whopping 40 million Americans have errors on their credit report […]

Risk, Not Volatility, Is the Real Enemy

What would you do if your investments lost 10% in a single day? A) Add more money to my account. B) Hold steady with what I’ve got. C) Yank my money; I wouldn’t be […]