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Graduation season is upon us. Many of us have children, grandchildren, or acquaintances sailing out of school … and hitting pretty rough seas in the job market.
I had planned to speak to my sons about investing once they graduate. … Read more
As Americans, we’re accustomed to having options. There’s always another answer, another solution, another way to lick a problem. (Sometimes, though, I think that’s how we got ourselves into the mess we’re in right now. Don’t have the money? Charge … Read more
Retirement … retirement … retirement. Most of us are painfully aware that the responsibility for providing for ourselves in retirement rests squarely on our own shoulders. If we didn’t fully appreciate this sobering situation before, we certainly do now.
Retirement … Read more
High up on the financial “what’s out” list in 2009 is “leverage”—borrowing money to make a bigger bet, whether on housing, commodities, currencies, collateralized debt obligations, or corporate buyouts.
My “Top Five” list of things for retirees to consider (or at least what I’ve told my retired parents) includes the following …