Archives for March 2017

Are You Having Too Much Fun to Retire?

Popular culture would have us believe that retirement is a grand reward earned after a long and productive career, but more and more women in their 60s and 70s are rejecting that notion. They continue to work, not because they have to, but oftentimes because they’re just having too much fun. As Claire Cain Miller […]

Need to Save Money and Space? Embrace the Rental Economy

Want to know the definition of frustration? Try going wedding dress shopping with a bride who hasn’t a clue as to what dress she wants but will “know it when she sees it.” I was fortunate enough to enjoy just such an experience when I performed my sisterly duty and took my sister wedding dress […]

Take Care of Your Health During Divorce

Going through a divorce is stressful, and that stress can have a serious impact on your health. The greater your stress, the worse your health becomes. The worse your health becomes, the more costs you face related to your health and the lower quality of life you experience. Dealing with health issues, expensive medical costs, […]

Why You Should Definitely Apply for that Dream Job Even If You Don’t Meet All the Qualifications

You’re browsing a job website looking for a new career, and bam! You see it. Your dream job is right there, almost within your grasp. You eagerly click on the job description, your heart pounding in your chest. As the screen loads, you can already imagine yourself swaggering into the office on your first day […]

During the Divorce, Should You Take the Investments…Or Cash?

Every estate is different and will require you to make unique choices when it comes to negotiating a divorce settlement with your spouse. The more complex your estate is, the trickier it can be to know what a fair division of assets is. What happens if your husband has lots of investments that may pay […]

What to Do About Debt During Your Divorce?

Did your husband just take out a massive car loan so that he could salve his mid-life crisis with a sleek new Porsche 911 Carrera? Well, once you hand him the divorce papers, you may end up shouldering up to half of that debt! Many couples assume that working out a divorce settlement is all […]

Funny Tax Quotes and Facts

Tax Quotes “I’m proud to be paying taxes in the United States. The only thing is, I could be just as proud for half the money.” — Arthur Godfrey “The trouble with the profession of tax collecting is that 90% of its members give the rest a bad name.” — anonymous “Day in and day out, your […]

Five Simple Tips That Will Help You Save Big on Taxes in Retirement

Most people think about taxes only in the spring. But if you are planning to retire in the near future, there are lots of things you should be doing right now to put in place a smart retirement tax strategy that can save you big bucks and help you achieve the retirement you want. If […]

Help Your Tax Preparer Help You

Tax time is right around the corner, and for a lot of us, that means meeting with a tax preparer. Sure, you can do your taxes yourself, but sometimes it pays to have a little advice and direction, especially if your tax situation is complex. Keep in mind that even though you’re using a professional, […]