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The following is a guest post from David Chen at MillennialPersonalFinance.com. 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 →

In order to achieve success in any endeavor, whether it is mastering an instrument or managing money, certain philosophies or beliefs must be developed and turned into actions. What follows are some of the philosophies which I have adopted and have served me well. Do Not Loan Money At first glance, that statement might strike you as… Read Article →

As with mental, spiritual fitness, and physical fitness, achieving fiscal fitness pays tremendous dividends and is necessary for total well-being. The essential elements of building a solid financial foundation and reaching your desired level of fitness? Maintain a spending plan, minimize debt, establish an emergency fund, and contribute to retirement plans. Follow a Spending Plan and Limit Debt Maintaining a… Read Article →

The following is a guest post by Kevin Driscoll, the VP of Advisory Services at Navy Federal Financial Group. Social Security has long been considered the third rail of politics – an untouchable policy issue. When President Bush grappled with it during his 2004 reelection campaign and launched an initiative to create personal Social Security “nest eggs”… Read Article →

Most Americans know they need to save more for retirement. But most Americans aren’t doing it. Just how bad off are some of them? A study by the U.S. Government Accountability Office found that about half of households 55 and older had no retirement savings at all. A Retirement Disaster Clearly, many Americans could be headed for… Read Article →

Empire of the Fund: The Way We Save Now Hardcover: 218 pages Publisher: Oxford University Press (2016) The About the Author at Amazon notes that William Birdthistle is a Professor of Law at Chicago-Kent College of Law, where he specializes in investment funds and corporate law. Previously, he served as a law clerk to the Honorable Diarmuid F…. Read Article →

The greying of the federal-government workforce could soon create a hiring crisis as a large swath of older workers retires in the coming years and a new generation declines to fill the breach. Simply put, most young people who are in job-search mode tend to look elsewhere, finding no motivation to vie for federal government… Read Article →

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