The following is a guest post from Taylor Boyd, Vice President of Private Client Services, Burnham Gibson Wealth Advisors, Inc. Through high-touch personal interaction, he helps clients stay on course and accomplish their goals Boyd holds a bachelor’s degree in business with a dual emphasis in finance and marketing from Bethel University in St. Paul,… Read Article →

The following is a guest post from David Chen at Are you worried you might not be saving enough for retirement? As a recent college graduate, retirement seems like a distant dream that you can always start saving for tomorrow. Eventually, tomorrow will be the last day of your working career and you will need… Read Article →

We’re in the middle of a melting pot. Gen Y are told we’re lazy, never satisfied and too entitled to “go without” to get ahead. There is no denying the job market has changed, in line with our spending habits, while property affordability in metropolitan areas has seen new business ventures set up in cities… Read Article →

Documentary: Thinking Money: The Psychology Behind our Best and Worst Financial Decisions (2014). Most of us have made decisions we regretted the next day. The thrill of the purchase quickly wears off. The emerging field of behavioral economics reveals why and shows that we’re practically hard-wired to overspend, an activity that lights up the brain’s pleasure… Read Article →

Toxic Inequality: How America’s Wealth Gap Destroys Mobility, Deepens the Racial Divide & Threatens Our Future Hardcover: 218 pages Publisher: Basic Books (2017) Author Thomas M. Shapiro is the Pokross Professor of Law and Social Policy at the Heller School, Brandeis University, where he directs the Institute on Assets and Social Policy. While many will reflexively… Read Article →

Ten years after the financial crisis and recession, middle-income Boomers are increasingly reliant on Social Security for their retirement income, according to a new study that details the mindset of current and soon-to-be retirees.  The Financial Crisis Strikes Boomers The proportion of middle-income Boomers who expect to rely on Social Security for their primary source… Read Article →

The following is a guest post from Gary Marriage Jr., the founder and CEO of Nature Coast Financial Advisors which educates retirees on how to protect their assets, increase their income and reduce their taxes. Retirement can open up a whole new way of life for Americans ready to bring their working years to an end,… Read Article →

With Tax Day right around the corner (April 18), the National Consumers League interviewed IRS Commissioner John Koskinen as part of their #DataInsecurity Thought Leaders series. The wide-ranging interview with Commissioner Koskinen explored a range of questions about the agency’s success at reducing tax identity fraud rates and dealing with fraudsters using stolen data. The… Read Article →

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