Personal Finance/Business

Want to retire outside the U.S.? Here are 10 suggested choices

Dec 29th, 2020 | By
Want to retire outside the U.S.? Here are 10 suggested choices

Retiring outside the United States has been growing in popularity for a number of years. There are attractive benefits for seniors such as warm climates, welcoming locals, delicious food, new adventures, and a lower cost of living. But making the move requires careful thought and research. There are a number of factors that must be
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The pandemic’s lessons about holiday spending

Dec 14th, 2020 | By

Among predictions for the 2020 holiday season, the pandemic is expected to set new records for e-commerce while straining delivery capacity. It also has people re-evaluating what really matters in their lives. Every crisis presents us with opportunities. The pandemic has resulted in a jump in the savings rate, most of which is in accounts
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Don’t let fraud take the joy (or your money) out of holidays

Dec 1st, 2020 | By

The holidays are here, but unfortunately, so are the con artists looking for opportunities to spoil your celebrations. They are more than willing to use the joyous mood to get into your wallet. But with a little preparation and vigilance, you can cut down on the threat of becoming a scam victim. • Charity scams.
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Boomers bullish on home ownership

Nov 18th, 2020 | By

More than 40 percent of homeowners in Washington are older adults, reflecting a national trend in which baby boomers–the generation that owns the largest share of homes–are planning to stay put. A survey in 2018 by AARP found that 76 percent of Americans over the age of 50 prefer to remain in their current home
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