Monthly Archives: October 2011
While everyone’s definition of an enjoyable, fulfilling retirement may vary, there are no doubt some common situations that we can all agree are better avoided if possible. Here’s a short list of problems to avoid and how you can overcome … Continue reading
Think back to your high school math days. Inevitably, some student at some point in a math class (usually algebra) asks, “Are we ever gonna use this stuff in real life?” Good math teachers pounced on that one to present … Continue reading
A 2010 study of older women (average age 54) in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association found that simply going for a walk reduced their chances of a stroke by 25% or more. Women in the study walked for … Continue reading
A report by the Employee Benefits Research Institute provides a startling example of how NOT to save for retirement. The study, released in November 2010, examines various aspects of 401(k) account balances. A 401(k) plan typically allow both an employer … Continue reading
Here’s a simple, fast recipe for making beer bread (yummy!). All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy, so enjoy a light-hearted version of Finance Friday.
One in 6,000: those are your odds of living to age 100 in the U.S. If you are female though, your odds are much better. 85% of centenarians are women, while only 15% are men. According to the New England … Continue reading