Do you hope to be rich someday? The U.S. had 11.8 million households that were millionaires in 2018 or about 3% of Americans. In the same year, 607 Americans were billionaires — that’s about one in 538,715 of the population. Given these numbers, how good do you think your odds are that you could join the ranks of the wealthy? Let’s look at the percentages of other commonly examined phenomena for comparison.
While the need for women to engage in their financial lives is urgent, to me, it’s also exciting and empowering. By taking charge of your finances, you’re taking charge of your life. Here are five practical things you can start doing right now.
What would happen if you were hit with an unexpected medical bill, a layoff, or your adult son or daughter needed a quick loan to get out of a financial jam?
Consider these 5 internet safety tips to help protect your personal information while online.
We’ll take a look at some of the rules and guidelines.
Given the system’s complexities, several myths and misconceptions have become common – many of which lead retirees to make ill-advised filing decisions.
Regardless of how old you are, you should know the key facts about Social Security. Here are answers for 10 of the more common questions people ask.
How to find out if you are working with an advisor whose background is best for your needs.
It’s not hard to see why there’s disconnect between expectations and reality: you have to make a lot of assumptions about your health, longevity and lifestyle in retirement. Below are five assumptions about retirement and the caveats that come with them.
The true measure of financial success isn’t how much money you make — it’s how much you keep. That’s a function of how well you’re able to save money, protect it, and invest it over the long term.