The global economy is sluggish. Falling consumer demand is putting pressure on commodity prices which have hit energy companies and emerging market countries especially hard. A slowdown in China’s expansion has led to a severe correction in their stock market, which is now spreading to other financial markets around the globe.
It is human nature to become emotional about your money when you hear the news about a market meltdown and see falling account balances. Here are some key tenets or “commandments” to follow in the midst of market volatility to maintain your sanity and preserve your portfolio for the long run. (more…)
“My sister had a colonoscopy, which she was due for. The first one she did have diarrhea so they ended up coding it a diagnostic. Now she has to pay the full amount due to her high deductible. Can my sister do anything about a medical bill she shouldn’t have to pay?” (more…)
Did you know that Social Security turns 80 years old August 14, 2015.? Here are 10 interesting facts about the program. (more…)
Studies show that women tend to be better investors than men. We are more patient, less likely to make lots of changes to our portfolio, and aren’t afraid to ask questions or get advice. Soccer moms (and other sports moms) also have many attributes that can help them reap excellent investment returns.