"But in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes."
- Benjamin Franklin

November 2014 Posts

  • Are You Wasting Money? Part Three: Taxes, Insurance, Not Bidding, and Negotiating

    So far in this series on wasting money, we have looked at how people may overpay for housing, interest, transportation, food, clothing and entertainment. ...
  • Are You Wasting Money? Part Two: Food, Clothing and Entertainment

    In Part One of this series on wasting money, we looked at housing, interest and transportation--areas in which you or your loved ones may be wasting larger amounts of money. In Part Two, we will look at how money can be wasted in everyday areas of life--specifically food, clothing and entertainment. ...
  • Are You Wasting Money? Part One: Housing, Interest, and Transportation

    Most of us are guilty of wasting money in one way or another. Often we are so busy that we pay too much for convenience, and we don't comparison shop or look for bargains. ...
  • How to Stop Worrying About Running Out of Money in Retirement

    Many retirees today worry about having enough money for their retirement. Of special concern is if there will be enough money to provide for the surviving spouse. This is called "shortfall risk," and it is a valid concern. ...