If you’re just getting into investing, consider these 3 tips. More than half of U.S. households have some level of investment in the stock market, according to the Pew Research Center. While only a small segment of American families (14%) directly invest in individual stocks, Pew found that 52% participate in the market through their retirement…

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Conventional wisdom suggests that “money can’t buy you happiness.” And well-known research from 2010 had shown that people tend to feel happier the more money they make only up until a point of about $75,000 a year. But according to a new study out of University of Pennsylvania’s The Wharton School, people’s well-being rises with…

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Five things that people get wrong about retirement arithmetic. There is something about retirement that leaves investors in an arithmetic fog. Maybe it’s the marginal tax rate or the compounding or the deferral that gets their numbers all jumbled up. Here are five things that people get wrong about IRAs and 401(k)s, usually because they…

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Is my credit score a big deal in retirement? Is it a big deal to have good credit in retirement? Gregory explains the importance of your credit score. Do you have questions for Gregory? Press the ASK GREGORY below and your question could be featured next! ASK GREGORY We’re Here to Help Have questions about…

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The stock market has been the path to wealth for generations of American families. That’s even though only about half of them have shares; in fact, the richest 1% of U.S. households account for more than half of the equities ownership, according to Federal Reserve data. In most cases, the route that has been taken…

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The start of the ultimate BMW collection is available right now, so long as you have a few million lying around. BMW has always emphasized its own heritage. From shared kidney grilles to product lines that trace their origins back half a century, the company has always defined itself by how it has built on…

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Are your retirement savings growing as fast as other people’s in your age group? Did the conoravirus knock your retirement off track? The answer might be surprisingly upbeat. In a season filled with distressing news about the coronavirus pandemic, disappearing jobs, lost income and — don’t forget — civil strife and racial injustice, some Americans are constructing very…

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7 ways to strengthen the grandparent-grandchild bond while sheltering in place Credit: Adobe Nothing is “normal” these days. While we don’t yet know how bad COVID-19 will ultimately be, we do know that people over 60 are at particular risk for complications, should they become ill. That has many grandparents sheltering in place and unable…

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