Money & Life
One-fifth of our country’s population is on the doorstep of retirement. These folks face a particular psychological challenge: confronting the reality they’ll soon be done adding to their nest egg and will have to live off it for 30 years or more. In this Portland Business Journal article, Vista’s Dougal Williams provides four tips to help make retirement a happy and prosperous one.
For many, springtime is a reminder of graduations, final exams and decisions about where soon-to-be freshman will attend college. These memories can fade quickly, however, when confronted with the very real, and rising, cost of paying for college.
Social Security rule changes are set to go into effect later this year, eliminating a strategy used by some couples to increase their lifetime payments. The changes are not, technically, a reduction in benefits. Lawmakers are simply removing an unintended loophole.
Every four years, the intersection of power and money lead Wall Street to churn out election-related research pontificating what impact politicking has on the market. Do election results influence the stock market? Or, could it be the other way around?