Month: September 2019

Getty Images Generation X or Gen X is nothing if not consistent. In retirement surveys and studies, they often come up as the generation most in need of help getting to retirement. Yet their do-it-yourself, independent nature doesn’t lend itself to getting the guidance that is often needed. Gen X needs some help. Initially, their retirement planning started
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When looking at income data, there’s a general correlation that almost always emerges: Places with higher household incomes tend to have lower crime rates. However, this correlation doesn’t hold automatically. Many wealthy cities in the United States — defined for convenience as those with median household incomes of at least $75,000 — suffer from crime
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Packages of Zantac, a popular medication which decreases stomach acid production and prevents heartburn, sit on a shelf at a drugstore on September 19, 2019 in New York City. Drew Angerer | Getty Images News | Getty Images Health officials said they have been investigating the carcinogen, called N-nitrosodimethylamine or NDMA, in blood pressure and
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Democrats are focused on passing the Working Families Tax Relief Act (WFTRA), and for good reason. If passed, the WFTRA would provide about $85 billion in benefits to about 48 million households in 2019. Rather than making the false choice between supporting work with the earned income tax credit (EITC) or supporting children with the child tax credit (CTC), the
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) addresses an audience on the campus of… [+] the University of Chapel Hill during a campaign rally on September 19, 2019 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Sanders spoke to college students about working people’s rights, including fair wages and health care. (Photo by Sara D. Davis/Getty Images) Getty
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We all want to ensure a stable financial future. Use these 7 tips to maximize your retirement … [+] investments. Getty Retirement is one of the biggest and most common goals that many people have. After all, your retirement savings determine how comfortably you’ll live and whether your money will, in fact, outlive you. Making
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Nerd Schoolboy Wearing Glasses Holding Calculator In Front Chalkboard, Back To School Getty Today I’m putting the final touches on the October 2019 edition of the Forbes Real Estate Investor (monthly newsletter) and with three-quarters of the year in the rear-view mirror, I’m excited about sharing REIT performance with my subscribers. To give you a
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How to Get Your Low-Ball Offer Accepted (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images) Getty Images When it comes to negotiating a real estate deal, sellers want to get the highest market value while the buyer wants to pay the least amount possible. When you’re dealing with tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars, the differences can
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Magnifying glass with the word trust magnified in blue square format Getty Trusts may hold the key to salvaging charitable contribution deductions The 45th Annual Notre Dame Tax & Estate Planning Institute in South Bend, IN brings together some of the top estate planners from around the country to lecture at a two day conference.
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