Sometimes success has a lot to do with pure desire and interest

Sometimes success has a lot to do with pure desire and interest

That’s my youngest grandson, Miles, age 6.  He loves to fish, and since he was three he has caught fish!  The photo above is from this week in Florida. Fishing in Tampa Bay, he has had a great week of catching dozens of sea trout, snapper, and other common...

Apple Kills iTunes: Everything You Need to Know

Apple Kills iTunes: Everything You Need to Know

As expected, Apple announced the demise of iTunes at WWDC 2019 this week, but it's not as simple as killing the aging software and calling it a day.Apple's iTunes has been its primary media library, media player, and iPhone management tool since 2001, but...

How to Save Money: 100 Great Tips to Get You Started

How to Save Money: 100 Great Tips to Get You Started

Home » Little Steps 100 Great Tips For Saving Money For Those Just Getting StartedNo matter where you are on your financial journey, you need to know that it’s possible for anyone to turn their financial life around. Sometimes all it takes is that first...

The 50 Best Places to Travel in 2019

The 50 Best Places to Travel in 2019

Ask the Travel + Leisure staff where we want to travel in 2019, and most of us will answer, honestly, where don’t we?When it comes to singling out the best vacation spots and compiling our annual year-end list of the places we’re most excited about in the...

11 Rookie Mistakes to Avoid on Your First Trip to Europe

11 Rookie Mistakes to Avoid on Your First Trip to Europe

1. Taking a CabNope, not even from the airport. Most major European cities have reliable public transportation, so use it as soon as you arrive. Not only will it give you a better feel of the area, you’ll save money by avoiding high cab fares. And if...

Insurance 101: Empty-Nesters / Retirees

Insurance 101: Empty-Nesters / Retirees

Insurance 101Empty-Nesters/RetireesWhen the kids are out of the house and retirement is either on the horizon or has arrived, many people think about downsizing. Whether or not that’s true for you, it’s important to recognize that when you retire your...

Insurance 101: Established Families

Insurance 101: Established Families

Insurance 101Established FamiliesYou may be juggling kids at home or college, plus the demands of your job. Now that you’ve been in the workforce for quite a while, you don’t have as much time as you once did to recover from unexpected setbacks. You need...

Insurance 101: Young Families

Insurance 101: Young Families

Insurance 101Young FamiliesWhen you’re starting a family you face perhaps the most daunting financial pressures you’ll encounter at any stage of life. Expenses like a new home and young children weigh heavily, and you’re likely still early in your career,...

Insurance 101: Singles

Insurance 101: Singles

Insurance 101SinglesIf no one depends on you financially, your path to financial security may be smoother than most. However, it also means that if the unforeseen were to happen, you may not have someone to rely on for support—financial or otherwise....

Insurance 101: Business

Insurance 101: Business

BusinessesAs a small-business owner, you’re responsible for two families: the one you have at home, and the one you have through work. No matter what your business, a well-conceived insurance and benefits program is essential. If you die or become...

How To Live Cheap: 20 Ways To Save Money

How To Live Cheap: 20 Ways To Save Money

Life is expensive and learning how to live cheap doesn't get any better. Actually, it gets more and more expensive every single year. Here's a good example: Buy a bottled water at the store and you'll easily pay $2.50. That's $2.50 for just water. But life...

Smart Financial Moves in Your 20s, 30s, 40s, & 50s

Smart Financial Moves in Your 20s, 30s, 40s, & 50s

The right moves for every age.Have you ever mapped out your financial timeline? If you’re like many Americans, it may have been more difficult than anticipated. One of the most helpful ways to achieve your financial goals is to break it down by your age....

The Financial Realities of Longevity

The Financial Realities of Longevity

Your financial future is up to you and no one else.What will be your future? You know that solid retirement strategy takes your time horizon, an often unpredictable factor, into consideration. Your thinking must include an awareness of how long you must...

Retirement Calculators: What they MISS

Retirement Calculators: What they MISS

So you’ve visited a retirement calculator like https://www.calculator.net/retirement-calculator.html and input some specific data about yourself to get some numbers on what you’ll need to save to afford to retire.What you do with that data is one thing,...

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