Good News for Retirement Investors

Good News for Retirement Investors

WHEN YOU THINK OF investing, you might believe you have no control over the outcome.Perhaps you think of a casino, where the "house" always wins in the end, while hapless gamblers continue stuffing hard-earned dollars into the slots, fervently hoping for a...

Paths Forward Blog: Detachment

Paths Forward Blog: Detachment

Losing an emotional connection with your spouse can be more painful than losing them to death.“Emotional checkout” happens often and while there may be specific reasons, i.e. depression, that cause detachment, there are ways to help facilitate a path...

Paths Forward Blog: Disability

Paths Forward Blog: Disability

When your spouse is disabled, they can often become discouraged, and even depressed. Dealing with these issues can leave you feeling lonely.Depending on the expected duration of disability, and severity of the causing factor, things can look very...

Paths Forward Blog: Death

Paths Forward Blog: Death

It can feel overwhelming when your spouse passes away.Dealing with the emotional aspect of losing a spouse is tough enough, but surviving spouses can become overwhelmed dealing with final arrangements, locating account information, dealing with insurance...

Paths Forward Blog: Dementia

Paths Forward Blog: Dementia

When your spouse suffers from dementia, it is especially hard since, as the caregiver, you feel as if you’ve lost your spouse, yet your spouse is still here requiring care.Aside from trying to process the sorrow of your loved one’s condition, dealing with...

Paths Forward Blog: Divorce

Paths Forward Blog: Divorce

Losing your spouse to divorce is emotionally traumatic.No matter the reason for the divorce, or the stage of life in which it occurs, divorcing is generally a painful experience and the financial aspects can cause a great deal of anxiety.Should I keep the...

Understanding Homeowners Insurance

Understanding Homeowners Insurance

What all new and prospective homeowners need to know.If you arrange a mortgage, your lender will want you to have homeowners insurance. This coverage is critical for protecting your home and personal property against various potential liabilities.A...

Traditional vs. Roth IRAs

Traditional vs. Roth IRAs

Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.IRAs can be an important tool in your retirement savings belt, and whichever you choose to open could have a significant impact on how those accounts might grow. IRAs, or...

Putting a Price Tag on Your Health

Putting a Price Tag on Your Health

Being healthy not only makes you feel good, it may also help you financially. We constantly hear how important it is to maintain a healthy lifestyle. That is not always easy, especially in the face of temptation or the easy option of procrastination. For some, the...

An Executor Checklist

An Executor Checklist

The steps you may need to take to fulfill a major responsibility.If you are an executor to an estate, you must carry out your duties responsibly. Fulfilling these duties is not only a measure of your ability, but a measure of your character. You can...

Fed hikes rate, lowers 2019 projection to increases

Fed hikes rate, lowers 2019 projection to increases

The Fed take the target range for its benchmark funds rate to 2.25 percent to 2.5 percent.Central bank officials now forecast two hikes next year, down from three rate raises previously projected.However, the Fed continues to include in its statement that...

3 Ways to Calculate How Much to Save for Retirement

3 Ways to Calculate How Much to Save for Retirement

So, you need to save for retirement. The question is: How much do you need to save? Unfortunately, that's hard to answer. In fact, according to a survey this year by Bankrate.com, more than six in 10 Americans don't know how much money should be in their...

How to Use Mentoring in Succession Planning

How to Use Mentoring in Succession Planning

When it comes to grooming future leaders, organizations already have a tremendous resource in the form of their existing leaders. By encouraging these leaders to become mentors, they can not only pass along their experience and institutional knowledge but also help to...

15 Cooking Tips That’ll Change Every Home Cook’s Life

15 Cooking Tips That’ll Change Every Home Cook’s Life

Whether you're a hesitant beginner or a consummate professional, everyone who sets foot in a kitchen needs a refresher on the basics sometimes. Here, in no particular order, Delish editors walk you through the cooking tips that changed their lives—and the...

More than half of women are primary breadwinners

More than half of women are primary breadwinners

More than half of American women are the primary breadwinners in their households, and they carry more of the non-financial responsibilities as well, a new survey shows.  But 52 percent of women also said they are also very worried about their financial...

Why Some Retirees Go Back to School at 65

Why Some Retirees Go Back to School at 65

IN THE 10 YEARS THAT Jacob Cohen, 70, has been retired from teaching, he has taken more than 100 courses at the University of North Carolina—Asheville, averaging three or four a semester. One of his favorite classes was about the history of life on earth,...

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