If you’ve ever applied for life insurance, you know that insurers have a tendency to favor applicants who are healthy and active — after all, they’re in the business of betting against having to pay death benefits any time soon. The longer their clients live, the more premiums they gather and the more profits they make.
June is graduation season, and for those who are moving on to higher education or entering the workforce for the first time, it is important to carry the timeless wisdom that comes from beyond the textbooks. Everyone could all use some reminders of the lessons that we sometimes overlook in our finances. Here are some guidelines to start, or continue, to live by:
Living on a fixed income poses a significant challenge for many retirees. Unless you're willing to work part-time in retirement, once you leave your career behind, your options for generating extra cash will be limited at best. That's why it's vital to stretch your existing budget to the greatest extent possible. Here are a few ways to reduce your expenses in a big way.
I was recently unpacking boxes from my move from NYC to Florida when I came across a note pad where I had jotted down some life goals. I couldn’t help but smile when I realized nearly everything on the list had been accomplished! I wanted to take a moment and write this letter to share the importance of writing down LIFE GOALS.
What does “being frugal” mean?
During your free time, either after work or during the weekends, how often do you end up spending an embarrassing amount time getting into a rabbit hole of videos or articles? For me, I have been known to venture into a rabbit hole of watching old Duke basketball highlights for longer than I am willing to admit.
Resourceful Ways to Earn Extra Money
Unless you are one of lucky few than have a fat wallet and bank account that resembles a phone number, odds are that you are always looking for ways to save a little extra here and there and grow your monthly income any way possible. Beginning a taking on a side job in addition to your 9 to 5 job may sound like a daunting tas
The following article was published in Forbes Magazine on February 28, 2017, and was written by Joanna Belbey.