Caring For A Loved One Hurts Women’s Retirement Prospects

Credit: Getty images, royalty free November is National Family Caregivers Month as family or unpaid caregiving is a widespread and growing phenomenon. As people get older, the need for care also goes up, often provided by family members and friends. An estimated 40 million people provides unpaid care in some…

Tips to Max Out Your 401k

No matter how much you might make, $19,000 is generally considered a good chunk of change. It’s the cost of a base model 2018 Honda Civic. For some, it’s the price tag on a first-class luxury vacation. It’s also the maximum amount you can contribute to your 401k in 2019…

What If You Had Six Months To Live? (Happy Thanksgiving Edition!)

“We can’t really live until we die a little.” –Deadpool 2 Hurt Shoulder, Lumpy Ball I went to the doctor last Thursday for a physical and to have my shoulder checked out. Everything was going fine until the doctor said: I usually do a testicle exam. Is that OK? My…

Accommodation Spotlight: Mount Cinnamon Boutique Resort, Grenada

We were recently invited by Mount Cinnamon Grenada to spend a couple of nights and experience the award-winning boutique resort. Although we already live on the island, it was a great opportunity to have a little “staycation” and celebrate my birthday at one of Grenada’s most highly rated properties. Ever…

What Abraham Lincoln Can Teach Us About The Risks Of Donor-Advised Funds

Washington – Lincoln MemorialGetty We are entering the golden age of donor-advised funds. The National Philanthropic Trust’s 2018 Donor-Advised Fund Report found that the number of donor-advised funds grew by 60.2% from 2016 to 2017 with total charitable assets in these accounts now $110.01 billion.  The growth has been attributed…

Reader Suggestions For A Deliciously Frugal Thanksgiving

Our Thanksgiving feast a few years ago. Don’t worry, I set the table the same way every year, so you’re not missing anything. You didn’t think I’d let a holiday sneak by without weighing in, did you?! Impossible! I am a known lover of holidays and above all, the trifecta…

10 Expert Tips To Become A (Successful) Travel Blogger

These days, it seems as though everyone wants to learn how to become a travel blogger, and I don’t blame them! Having the opportunity to make money online while following your passion for travel is something that we in the internet generation are lucky to have. Nick and I have…

The Worst Is Still Ahead For Investors

Is economic growth the cause of stock market growth? Is a recession necessary to cause a bear market? Is this a correlation that will allow you to get out of stocks in time? Those are most important questions for investors that are always raised when bull markets are turning into…

GE Pensioners And Stockholders Contemplate The Unthinkable

General Electric retirees explore the worst case scenario. Getty After the cost of insuring General Electric’s debt hit a six year high on Monday and the stock continued it precipitous decline, GE retirees began to ask about the unthinkable. I know this because I got more than a 100 responses to my last…

Fitness Update: Stupid Shoulder

My workouts were going really good. I had pushed myself to go harder than I ever had before and I was seeing improvements. Upon returning from Greece, I had decided to go back to P90x which are little torture sessions, but that’s good, right? No pain, no gain. During the…