With the markets closed today for Washington's Birthday, I'm reminded of some financial advice from our first president.
It's in a letter Washington wrote to a Mr. James Welch — a man who owed Washington money.
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This age could be the new benchmark for retirement (CNBC). The important questions is, will you be able to work past 65?
I've written increasingly over the past 18 months or so about similarities the current market has with the market of the late 1990s. No two periods are ever exactly the same, but when you've done this long enough you start
What do you think is the number one “financial disruptor” — the most common event or situation people have experienced that has had a negative impact on their long-term financial plans? A health emergency? A lengthy bear
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The Secure Act killed the stretch IRA — here are alternatives for your
Yesterday I responded to a pair of readers who were feeling frustrated about the recent performance/behavior of SMI's Dynamic Asset Allocation (DAA) strategy. That response is buried 20 comments deep in an article
"Risk is what you don't see." So wrote the fine financial writer Morgan Housel on January 14.
On January 17, coming off one the best years in a long time, the S&P 500 hit yet another high. No one was saying the