The Markets (as of market close December 18, 2015) Not entirely unexpected, the Federal Open Market Committee announced the first interest-rate increase since 2006. In support of its decision, the committee expressed cautious optimism that economic conditions will continue to strengthen. However, the committee’s sentiments weren’t enough to keep the markets from ending a volatile […]
How much life insurance do you need? Your life insurance needs will depend on a number of factors, including the size of your family, the nature of your financial obligations, your career stage, and your goals. For example, when you’re young, you may not have a great need for life insurance. However, as you take […]
Your need for life insurance changes as your life changes. You may need less life insurance when you’re younger, but as you take on more responsibilities and as your family grows, the amount and type of life insurance that fits your circumstances changes.
Title insurance protects the policyholder (typically the property owner and/or the mortgage lender) against losses that arise from title defects that affect the right to use or own the property. Generally, the title insurer will defend the policyholder and pay monetary damages according to the provisions of the policy. The premium is typically paid in […]
There are many factors to consider in determining how much you’ll need to save in order to enjoy a comfortable and financially secure retirement. One often overlooked retirement expense is the cost of health care.