How We’re Preparing To Make Maple Syrup

Today we’re going to learn about making maple syrup! But first, I must regale you with a story (far be it for me to get to the point quickly… ): Look at all those sugar maples behind our house and barn!!! One of the reasons my husband and I chose…

3 Big Reasons To Think Twice About Investing In A Roth IRA

If there’s one tool that financial experts seem to unanimously love, it’s the Roth IRA. It’s often touted as the hands-down best way to save for retirement, even inspiring a full-blown movement to encourage more people to contribute. Is this retirement account really the slam-dunk experts make it out to…

T. Rowe Price Equity Income Fund Buys 4 Stocks In 3rd Quarter

The $21.6 billion T. Rowe Price Equity Income Fund announced Tuesday that it added four new stocks from disparate industries to its portfolio in the third quarter. Henry Ellenbogen is the chief investment officer of U.S. equity growth for T. Rowe Price Group Inc. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg The fund added…

19 Fun Things To Do in Isla Mujeres

For such a small, sleepy island, there’s a wide variety of things to do in Isla Mujeres – and island located off the coast of Cancun in Mexico. Translated from Spanish, Isla Mujeres means the ‘Island of Women’ and it was named after the Mayan Goddess Ixchel, the Goddess of…

Millennials Give Saving a Low Priority

October 16, 2018 Millennials Give Saving a Low Priority Retirement clearly is not a priority for far too many young working adults. Large minorities of the 22- to 37-year-olds who responded to a recent LendEdu survey said their retirement saving every month amounts to less than they spend on various…

Aging Parents With Dementia? Beware Of Thieving Financial Advisors

Dementia and money do not go well together. Research tells us that financial decision-making is the first ability to decline when Alzheimer’s begins it destructive path. Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias affect approximately 5.5 million people in our country. That doesn’t take into account the many more who are showing…

Moving, Living and Working Abroad: Answering Your Top FAQ’s

Time is the most important thing in life. In North America, we’re taught that you work hard until you’re around 60, 65 or 70 years old and then reap the rewards of retirement afterwards. Doesn’t that seem strange to start living your life during an age when ones body and…

Greece Chautauqua Report 1: Planes, Planes And More Planes

This week, I’m in Greece at Chautauqua. Chautauqua is an event where folks from all over the world come to talk abour personal finance, goals and dreams in a spectacular setting. Since I’m pretty busy, I’ll throw up some short reports this week with random pictures and thoughts. Planes And…

The Psychology Of Navigating A Volatile Stock Market

Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Photographer: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg We’ve seen a meaningful drop in equity markets this past week, with a sizable pickup in volume and volatility. Not coincidentally, I have been fielding an unusually high level of phone calls and emails from concerned traders and…

11 Unique Travel Gifts That Every Traveller Will Love (and Use)

Finding travel gifts for your friends and family who like to hit the road can be a daunting task. Not only do you need to find a gift that they’ll like, but something they’ll actually use. What do you give someone who lives out of a backpack? What can you…