When it comes to building wealth over time, it's hard to beat a strategy of dollar-cost averaging into a broad index fund.
Many Americans start their Social Security benefits as soon as they are eligible, but there are big drawbacks to doing so.
A higher-than-average COLA could lead to higher taxes, too.
Here's what you can expect heading into 2023.
This tip could help maximize your benefits.
Listing your home now could work to your benefit.
If retirement is on the horizon, think about taking some risk off the table.
The price of everything from gas to food has soared in 2022.
Some people could end up very unhappy at the changes that come down the pike.
Some retirees could get a 5% raise in the future if the president has his way.
The key is to have a balanced, diversified portfolio with excellent growth potential.
It's probably not going to be close to 11%.
It's simpler than you may think to increase your monthly payments.
All of these could truly be game changers.
It's important to understand what your benefits will be when you retire.
Get familiar with exchange-traded funds, because they can serve you well.
The sooner you start working your ETF strategy, the better your results will be.
A bigger benefit can lead to a lower tax bill.
President Biden is fully aware that tough choices need to be made with America's most-successful retirement program.
Public school advocates who oppose a massive expansion of Arizona’s private school voucher system have filed enough signatures to block it from taking effect. The law extends the program to every child in the state. It will be on hold instead of taking effect Saturday. If a review finds that Save Our Schools Arizona has met the requirement for nearly 119,000 valid signatures it will remain blocked until the November 2024 election. Save Our Schools director Beth Lewis says the group turned in just under 142,000 signatures on Friday. Voters rejected an earlier attempt to expand the voucher program by a 2/3 majority in the 2018 election.
The decision to claim Social Security shouldn't be taken lightly.
Youth activists have staged a coordinated ‘global climate strike’ to highlight their fears about the effects of global warming and demand more aid for poor countries hit by wild weather. Protesters took to the streets in Jakarta, Tokyo, Rome and Berlin Friday carrying banners and posters with slogans such as “We are worried about the climate crisis” and “It’s not too late.” The demonstrations were organized by the Fridays for Future youth movement that took its cue from activist Greta Thunberg, who began protesting alone outside the Swedish parliament in 2018. Thousands of people attended the rally in Berlin, which featured calls for the German government to establish a 100-billion-euro (dollar) fund for tackling climate change.