Withdrawing money from your retirement fund before you have actually retired is rarely a good idea. For starters, that money is making money just by being invested in the stock market. When you take it out, not only do you have less money saved, you also have less money making money. Sometimes, people have no other choice than to take … Read more
The downward spiral of our economy, coupled with the threat of dried-up Social Security funds is pushing us to think of retirement, both on a deeper level and at an earlier age. What sorts of things should you keep in mind as you ponder the thought?
Many smart phone owners view the term “there’s an app for that” as near gospel. There are few areas of life in which an uber-captivating iPhone or Android app can’t assist you. In the world of personal finance, this is particularly true as the market is flooded with apps to help you balance your checkbook, pay for items or find … Read more