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Crowdfunding—Capital for the 21st Century

Considering crowdfunding? Take time to do the research first. One of the earliest examples of crowdfunding occurred in 1884 when…

Insuring Your Business Against Cyber Liability

One survey found that 62% of small business executives are concerned about cybersecurity and IT risks. And yet, nearly 90% of…

Good Health is Good Business

Healthcare costs and productivity losses are impacting businesses. Approximately 27% of payroll for U.S. employers is attributable to health and…

Apps That Help Achieve Goals

The gap between setting goals and achieving them can be difficult to bridge. To enhance the chances of achieving personal…

A Decision Not Made Is Still a Decision

Whether through inertia or trepidation, investors who put off important investment decisions might consider the admonition offered by motivational speaker…

Retiree Health Care Coverage Overseas

According to 2015 estimates by the U.S. Commerce Department, over four million seniors traveled abroad in 2014. Overseas travel may…

Money Draining Food Myths

The road to better health may sometimes involve an extra expense here and there, but you should be careful about…

The Economic Journey of Your Morning Coffee

This morning 100 million Americans began their day in the same way—drinking their first cup of coffee.¹ Few, if any,…

The Anatomy of an Index

Did you know that more than $7 trillion in assets are benchmarked to the Standard & Poor’s 500 Composite Index,…

Three Key Questions to Answer before Taking Social Security

Social Security is a critical component of the retirement financial strategy for many Americans, so before you begin taking it,…

The Lowdown on Those Free Credit Scores

The Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act of 2003 provided individuals with valuable rights to the credit information companies keep…

Volunteering in Retirement

“This generation got no destination to holdWe are volunteers of America”“Volunteers” by Jefferson Airplane¹ Those of a certain age will…