Month: October 2018



Best Places to Move in the U.S.

These fascinating small cities and burgeoning big towns across the United States offer great green spaces, myriad recreational opportunities, thriving downtowns, and active local communities—not to mention reasonable real estate prices—making them the perfect destinations to set up house and put down roots. But hurry, it’s only a matter of time before they get discovered (and overcrowded and overpriced). 10.23.18

Ideal Retirement Savings Timeline

Knowing what to do early to plan for retirement is very important.  Most people start their careers and have no idea how much they need to save or how they should save it.  This article gives some general timelines on when a person should start saving and how much they should save for retirement.   The article points out that Americans are still do not have enough for retirement and only 1/3 of employees contribute to a 401(k) plan.  If you know somebody who needs to save for retirement, you should definitely send them this article. 10.23.18

5 Smart Ways Parents Can Help Their Kid Financially

Not everyone gets the kind of start in life that was given to President Trump.

A New York Times investigation of President Trump’s father’s tax returns revealed the president’s father gave his son at least $413 million over the course of his lifetime. The younger Trump started earning $200,000 a year from his father’s company when he was three years old, and that figure increased to $5 million a year by the time Trump was in his 40s and 50s, the paper reported.

But parents, if you don’t have that kind of cash, don’t despair. Even seemingly small financial gestures can set your children up for success. 10.4.18