Late-blooming saver needs to get on the ball

Q: What do I, a 47-year-old investor who has saved nothing for retirement, need to do so I can retire by 65 in light of the market’s recent volatility? A: For decades, investors getting a late start saving for retirement figured they didn’t have to worry....

Frugal moving tips

A new year presents a fresh start, and for many people that means moving to a new apartment or home. However, in addition to signing a new lease or mortgage, there are many hidden costs to moving that people overlook. Don’t buy boxes: It’s tempting to go...

First payroll check of 2011 lets you keep more

Your boss may be stingy and your company may be struggling, but if you are working in America you are about to get a raise. Thanks to the political deal-making that helped extend federal income tax cuts, everyone who pays Social Security taxes is going to get a...

Save or stash?

So Christmas is over and your loved ones – bless ’em – have bestowed upon you a few gift cards, and even some cash, with which to splurge. Because we’re here to serve, we asked a few financial experts about ways that you might put your...

Tips for stretching that holiday dollar

It’s become increasingly evident. From commercials announcing layaway opportunities to overstocked toy store shelves, all the signs are there. Yes, the holiday shopping season is upon us. And it doesn’t come cheap. Nationwide, people will spend an average...
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