Saving Still Makes Sense

Saving Still Makes Sense

There is a lot of news going around after an opinion article appeared in Bloomberg this past month arguing that, due to changes in the tax code and common investment fees, saving and investing in your 401(k) is no longer a good idea for many individuals. But is that...
The Emergency Fund

The Emergency Fund

The “black swan” as referring to an unforeseeable or rare occurrence was first noted by the 2nd-century Roman poet, Juvenal, seeing as black swans were believed not to exist. Of course, that was until the Dutch explorer, Willem de Vlamingh, discovered black swans in...
Tough times, new opportunities

Tough times, new opportunities

New opportunities abound in tough times Challenges are sometimes also chances. An obstacle on a level path can sometimes be an opportunity to climb higher. Certainly, the recent stock market plunge has hit savers and those planning for retirement hard, while continued...