It’s the old chicken/egg story. This reader can’t get credit because she has no credit history. But is that really the problem? I think not.
Many financial advisers, including me, often say to wait till the last possible minute to start taking Social Security. Why are we trying to keep people from having a nice life?
One online calculator tells this reader he’s on track; another tells him he needs to save half his salary from now until the day he retires. Which should he believe?
Sure, you can write your own will. But why would you? Instead use these tools and tips.
A reader is concerned that the younger generation is pushing the country to the brink of disaster. He must not remember the ’60s.
Tax Day falls on a legal holiday this year, so procrastinators have a few extra days to file. Plus, find out which two states’ residents get an even longer extension.
There’s no investment safer than U.S. Treasuries. But here’s something odd: You can lose money by investing in them. If you own a bond or a bond mutual fund, you really need to read this.