The Surprising Thing About Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos And His Divorce

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The divorce of Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos and his wife of 25 years, writer MacKenzie Bezos, made headlines for its outsize asset split — she walked away with $38 billion. Perhaps more interesting is that despite the huge dollars at… Continue reading

 

Laid Off at 50? How ‘Accidental Entrepreneurs’ Can Rise and Prosper

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When do you expect to retire? Maybe age 65 or later? Think again. On average, most Americans leave work just before the age of 60. There are a variety of reasons. Health is one, but plain old downsizing happens too.… Continue reading

 

What Do Bella Hadid, Lil Wayne And Tom Hanks Have In Common? This Problem.

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It’s easy to think of celebrities as being above it all. Yet they have human bodies and the same frailties we all face, particularly as we age. The model Bella Hadid has Lyme disease. Rapper Lil Wayne is an epileptic.… Continue reading

 

Ashton Kutcher Is Leaving Nothing To His Kids. Should You Do The Same?

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The actors Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis plan to leave nothing to their kids — at least nothing unearned. Kutcher, who starred with Kunis on the popular sitcom “That ’70s Show,” recently declared that he and his wife will give… Continue reading

 

Changing Jobs? Before Leaving, Don’t Forget This Money Move

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Americans change jobs a lot — more than a dozen times over a career. A new opportunity beckons, across town or across the country. Cake is consumed and co-workers hand you a card scrawled with cheerful goodbyes. Your boss says… Continue reading

 

How To Get Your Money Back From An Old 401(k) Account

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Found money is exhilarating, even more so when it actually belongs to you. Every few years the same story pops up in the media — how to claim “lost” bank accounts or other assets, such as old stock certificates. Usually… Continue reading

 
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The Financial Advice I Give My Daughter

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You’re probably thinking: Isn’t it the same thing you tell your sons? Of course it is. The point is not that women need different guidance. Rather, women need guidance that too often is not given to them. As a financial… Continue reading

 
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Zero Trading Commission Fees Is A Huge Win For Investors

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Schwab announced on Tuesday the elimination of commission fees. Customers can now trade stocks and exchange-traded funds for free. This development marks a significant day in Wall Street history. With the elimination of trading commission fees, it seems the retirement… Continue reading

 

Straight Answers About Annuity Risk

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In this piece for The Philadelphia Inquirer, journalist Erin Arvedlund reports on whether or not there is a direct correlation between a recession and stock market drop.  In addition, Erin Arvedlund reminds investors the impending SECURE Act of 2019 goes… Continue reading

 
    

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