Social Security was originally intended to provide older Americans with continuing income after retirement.
As we walked out of the hospital, my sister turned to her kids and said, “Please take care of me at home if I get as sick as your grandmother.” I turned to my husband and said, “Just put me in a nursing home and go on with your life.”
After you retire, you’ll probably focus more on your health than ever before.
A trust is a legal entity that holds assets for the benefit of another.
These days, it’s not unusual to hear of $2 million, $10 million, and even $20 million court judgments against individuals. If someone is injured in your home, or if you cause a serious auto accident, you could have to pay such a judgment. If you don’t have an umbrella liability policy at the time of the accident, anything above the limits of your homeowners, renters, or auto insurance policy will have to come out of your pocket.
When it comes to saving and investing for retirement, there may be a quiet battle of the sexes going on in many households.
My father is a big fan of the K.I.S.S. principle (“Keep it simple, sweetie.” What? Your father calls it something else?).
What really happened to Cinderella after she married Prince Charming? Did she live happily ever after?