Wednesday, 15 May 2013 13:27

College graduate!

So you or your baby has completed college. Congratulations to you both! But now what? Where is the smart money path? Here are a few tips.

Published in Money
Wednesday, 06 March 2013 16:16

Saving for education

You've got a young and growing family and wonder about saving for your precious one's college education. I mean, she can be whatever she wants to be, so long as she's happy, right? If that means a post-secondary education, are you thinking of helping with the costs? How do you save, and what vehicle might be good for your family?

Published in Money
Wednesday, 03 October 2012 16:01

Trying to avoid trouble

I try to avoid trouble. I try to follow the best advice and latest research for my health, safety, marriage and other relationships.

Most arguments, according to the research in marriage, concern not the kids but money and sex. I'm not going to talk about sex, but I will show you a few avoidable pitfalls about your money.

A recent survey found that 41 percent of partners disagreed about what their joint life in retirement would be. Not only are couples arguing about how they will live in retirement, they are also arguing about exactly when retirement will begin.

Published in Money
Wednesday, 19 September 2012 15:56

The best of both worlds

Men, women and money. Though for years a neglected topic of research, the differences between the genders in perception, shopping habits and nuanced capabilities is now a hot topic in the field of behavioral economics.

The most recent research that I've read was a survey by the Bank of Montreal. The study began with a simple query: Which gender would win in a battle of investing returns? Remembering that these findings are generalities, let's find out more about style differences between the genders.

Published in Money


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