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Oberlin, Ohio: A Smart Place to Retire
Blog 6 days ago
Oberlin, Ohio: A Smart Place to Retire

Stellar health care options, affordable living and engaging community activities make this Ohio town a great choice for retirees. Oberlin College,...

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Claremont, Calif.: A Smart Place to Retire
Blog 6 days ago
Claremont, Calif.: A Smart Place to Retire

Explore Claremont's vast range hiking trails or try out lectures and performances at one of its seven colleges. Unlike much of the suburban sprawl...

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Richmond, Va.: A Smart Place to Retire
Blog 6 days ago
Richmond, Va.: A Smart Place to Retire

Opportunities in the arts abound in this vibrant eastern city for retirees. Richmond is historic and southern, but it's anything but sleepy. Around...

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Are Social Security Offices Closed for the Fourth of July?
Blog 1 week ago
Are Social Security Offices Closed for the Fourth of July?

All local Social Security field offices close for Independence Day, a federal holiday, and this year some offices will close on July 2 and July 3...

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25 Stocks Every Retiree Should Own
Blog 1 week ago
25 Stocks Every Retiree Should Own

Retirement is a major life milestone, eclipsed only by marriage or the birth of your first child in terms of financial impact. For many, it's an...

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6 Apartment REITs to Buy for Steady Yields
Blog 1 month ago
6 Apartment REITs to Buy for Steady Yields

In a world of minuscule interest rates, investors are searching far and wide for yield. But many of them don't need to look beyond the front door -...

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Are Social Security Offices Closed on Memorial Day?
Blog 1 month ago
Are Social Security Offices Closed on Memorial Day?

Find out if your local Social Security field office is likely to be closed on Monday, May 27, due to the federal holiday before you make the trip....

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Best (And Worst) Things to Buy at Dollar Stores for Summer
Blog 1 month ago
Best (And Worst) Things to Buy at Dollar Stores for Summer

Ah, summer. It's the time of year when living is supposed to be easy. The laid-back sentiment extends to shopping for summer essentials. The goal:...

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7 Winning High-Yield Dividend Stocks With Payouts Over 5%
Blog 1 month ago
7 Winning High-Yield Dividend Stocks With Payouts Over 5%

Google the question "What's considered a high dividend yield?" and you get more than 65 million results. That's because many investors are on the...

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10 Small-Cap Growth Stocks Analysts Love the Most
Blog 2 months ago
10 Small-Cap Growth Stocks Analysts Love the Most

Investors who can stomach more risk stand to reap greater rewards. That's where small-cap growth stocks come in, and they just might deserve a...

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Car Lease Ending? Expect to Pay More
Blog 2 months ago
Car Lease Ending? Expect to Pay More

Now may be a good time to buy a certified used car. If you are one of the millions of Americans who leased a new vehicle in 2016, expect a...

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Dementia: How to Find the Right Fit for Long-Term Care
Blog 2 months ago
Dementia: How to Find the Right Fit for Long-Term Care

Tap these resources to locate a memory-care facility for a loved one with Alzheimer's or another type of dementia. For Larry Barrett, the agonizing...

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Are Social Security Offices Open on Federal Holidays?
Blog 2 months ago
Are Social Security Offices Open on Federal Holidays?

Find out if your local Social Security field office is likely to be closed due to a federal holiday before you make the trip. Need to apply for...

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25 Cheapest U.S. Cities to Live In
Blog 2 months ago
25 Cheapest U.S. Cities to Live In

When it comes to cheap living, don't mess with Texas. The Lone Star State is home to seven of the most affordable cities in America. But Texas...

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20 Most Expensive U.S. Cities to Live In
Blog 2 months ago
20 Most Expensive U.S. Cities to Live In

The most expensive U.S. cities are usually expensive for a reason. Residents pay higher living costs in exchange for favorable geography, climate,...

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9 Things You Must Know About Retiring to Arizona
Blog 2 months ago
9 Things You Must Know About Retiring to Arizona

Much like Florida, Arizona's population swells in the winter months - a 2002 study by the Arizona State University reported a boost of nearly 300...

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How Long Should You Keep Tax Records?
Blog 3 months ago
How Long Should You Keep Tax Records?

Hold onto your tax documents at least until the time limit for an audit runs out-and keep some records even longer. Once you've filed your tax...

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It's Easier to Rent a Car With a Debit Card
Blog 3 months ago
It's Easier to Rent a Car With a Debit Card

At Dollar Car Rental and Thrifty Car Rental, you now face fewer requirements to rent using a debit rather than a credit card. And the hold on a...

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4 Myths about the ADA that Could Cost You a Lot of Money
Blog 4 months ago
4 Myths about the ADA that Could Cost You a Lot of Money

You probably didn't open your business or become a landlord because you love rules and regulations, so you might not grasp the intricacies of the...

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Walmart (WMT) Has Found a Winning Formula
Blog 4 months ago
Walmart (WMT) Has Found a Winning Formula

If December's reported lull in retail spending was supposed to be a sign of waning consumerism, Walmart (WMT) didn't get the memo. The world's...

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7 Great High-Yield Dividend Stocks That Nobody Talks About
Blog 4 months ago
7 Great High-Yield Dividend Stocks That Nobody Talks About

It's hard to believe given how violently stocks sold off last quarter, but most corners of the market are already optimistically priced again. The...

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Blog 5 months ago
20 Secrets to Shopping at Costco

A Costco membership opens doors, quite literally, to a vast selection of bulk-size groceries and household goods selling at discounted prices. But...

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Dormant Accounts Pose a Risk for Buy-and-Hold Investors
Blog 9 months ago
Dormant Accounts Pose a Risk for Buy-and-Hold Investors

Dormant Accounts Pose a Risk for Buy-and-Hold Investors If you haven't been in contact with your investment firm, your state may be quicker to...

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Even Your Pet Needs an Estate Plan
Blog 9 months ago
Even Your Pet Needs an Estate Plan

Even Your Pet Needs an Estate Plan Who will feed Fifi once you’re gone? It's something you should probably put in writing. There are three...

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How to Use a Self-Directed IRA to Invest in Real Estate
Blog 9 months ago
How to Use a Self-Directed IRA to Invest in Real Estate

How to Use a Self-Directed IRA to Invest in Real Estate Stocks, bonds and mutual funds are the usual way most people invest their IRAs, but there...

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8 REITs to Buy for Bargain Prices, Bloated Dividends
Blog 10 months ago
8 REITs to Buy for Bargain Prices, Bloated Dividends

8 REITs to Buy for Bargain Prices, Bloated Dividends By Charles Lewis Sizemore, CFA, Contributing Writer | September 18, 2018     Getty Images Real...

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10 Ways to Spend Less at Target
Blog 10 months ago
10 Ways to Spend Less at Target

10 Ways to Spend Less at Target By Andrea Browne Taylor, Online Editor | September 6, 2018     Getty Images It happens to all of us: A quick trip...

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What Makes an Investment Right or Wrong for Your IRA?
Blog 10 months ago
What Makes an Investment Right or Wrong for Your IRA?

What Makes an Investment Right or Wrong for Your IRA? When you think about IRAs, you're probably thinking stocks and bonds. But private equity...

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12 Smart Moves to Save More at IKEA
Blog 10 months ago
12 Smart Moves to Save More at IKEA

12 Smart Moves to Save More at IKEA By Bob Niedt, Online Editor | August 29, 2018     Getty Images It’s easy to think of IKEA, the Swedish ready-to...

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Look to REITs for Retirement Income as Inflation Heats Up
Blog 10 months ago
Look to REITs for Retirement Income as Inflation Heats Up

Look to REITs for Retirement Income as Inflation Heats Up Find bargains among real-estate investment trusts focused on shopping centers, senior...

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