The FDIC publishes a periodical called “Consumer News”. One edition headlines “You Can Organize and Simplify Your Financial Life: A How-To Guide“. I am posting the link to the publication (PDF format) for online viewing, file saving and/or printing. It’s got some really good basic advice!
From the San Diego Union-Tribune: In Your 50s? Absorb Lessons of ‘Inside Job’ Written by: Tim Maurer 06/16/11 – 7:15 AM EDT Tickers in this article: GS HUNT VALLEY, Md. (TheStreet) — It is not my desire to promote paranoia or incite bitterness and hatred toward the financial industry, but as 50-somethings or older undoubtedly … Continue reading In Your 50s? Absorb Lessons of ‘Inside Job’
Published February 10, 2011 Budgeting by AnnaMaria Andriotis Can Credit Cards Help You Manage Money? In a new round of pitches in the mail, online and the phone, lenders are offering to help consumers manage their money – that is, if they’ll just sign up for a credit card. Coming from companies that make … Continue reading Can Credit Cards Help You Manage Money?
From O’Brien: Lessons on retirement savings from the rollercoaster stock market ride By Chris O’Brien Mercury News Columnist Posted: 02/08/2011 05:08:43 PM PST Updated: 02/08/2011 08:56:41 PM PST The mail brought me a pleasant surprise the other day: my 401 (k) statement. It’s been a long time since I could say that; like most Americans, my 401 … Continue reading Lessons on retirement savings from the rollercoaster stock market ride
Boomers Look Ahead to Active Retirement. From Accounting Today: New York (February 1, 2011) BOOMERS LOOK AHEAD TO ACTIVE RETIREMENT By Lee Conrad The majority of baby boomers intend to have a more active lifestyle in retirement than their parents (86 percent), as well as a better standard of living (72 percent), according to Bank … Continue reading Boomers Look Ahead to Active Retirement
I recently came across this financial tune-up checklist which looks to be an excellent tool that I’ll be using myself: 31 Steps to a Financial Tuneup Continue reading Good financial advice from the New York Times ~