Saturday , 17 August 2019


Finance

7 Ways To Catch Up On Savings For Retirement

With longer life spans, inflation, and increasing health care costs, it's possible that many retirees won't have enough to comfortably sustain their retirements. Here are 7 smart moves that will help you catch up on savings even late in the game.

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Study Shows Student Debt Delays Home Buying by Seven Years

The Student Loan Debt and Housing Report 2017 by the National Association of Realtors and the nonprofit group American Student Assistance shows the obvious: Student debt delays household formation, home buying, and saving. [Here are the details summarized for a fast and easy read].

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Retirement Has Become A Myth For the Majority – Here’s Why

40 years ago, a grand experiment was embarked upon that promised American workers that by contributing to newly introduced defined contribution vehicles they would be better off when they reached retirement age. That raises a simple but very important question: How have things worked out? Well, the bottom line is that the vehicles and the promises made are proving woefully insufficient to fund the "retirement" dream you've been sold your whole life. Frankly put: retirement is now a myth for the majority.

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Wealth 101: A Crash Introduction To Investing

Investing is about taking advantage of higher rates of return and benefiting from the power of compound interest over long periods of time. It’s also about finding the best ways to mitigate the risk via diversification, being patient, etc. Today's infographic outlines the difference between saving and investing, and provides some basic tips on how to get started in the market.

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20 Ways to Increase Your Savings and Retire Rich

Daydreaming about retirement is easy, but saving for it, however, takes time and effort — and is something a lot of Americans struggle with - but there are strategies that can help make the process easier. Here are 20 ways to pad your bank account before it's time to retire.

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Cryptocurrencies: A Brief & Interesting History (Infographic)

There’s been some incredible twists and turns since Bitcoin came on to scene back in 2008. Creating an entirely new technology (blockchain) and a cryptocurrency marketplace worth hundreds of billions, it’s been an entertaining ride so far. Today's infographic illustrates the brief but interesting history of cryptocurrency.

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5 Standard Practices Every Retirement-savvy Saver Lives By

Here's some good news for anyone behind on retirement savings: Being a smart saver isn't difficult. There's no magic secret to getting it right. Once you understand the rules of the game, you'll know exactly what you need to do to manage your money wisely as you navigate through life. Here are 5 standard practices that every retirement-savvy saver lives by. Let them inspire and guide you during your own phase of accumulating wealth.

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