Retirement

Retirement Researcher Dealing with the Reverse-Mortgage Loan-Servicing Companies The one area of complaints in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau report that readers should remain wary about relates to loan servicing. Consumers have complained that servicers can make it difficult to coordinate repayment, may act as if property taxes and other homeowner obligations have not been
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United States Capitol Building, Washington DC, Getty In the past decade, the same proposed law has been repeatedly re-introduced in the U.S. Congress to make it easier for victims of age discrimination to sue discriminatory employers. Every year that proposed law, Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act (POWADA), dies an ignominious death. Will this year
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Fighting Wall Street looting Main Street- state and local government workers’ pensions– is a job tailor-made for Elizabeth Warren– if only she’ll do it. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen) In October 2016, the Rhode Island Retired Teachers Association (RIRTA) wrote to Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren on behalf of its over 600 members pleading for her assistance. The
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“If you want to do something to hasten a cure for Alzheimer’s, join the Brain Health Registry,” said Michael W. Weiner, M.D. A professor of radiology and biomedical engineering, medicine, psychiatry and neurology at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Weiner is the principle investigator of the Brain Health Registry (BHR) and the National
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By Miriam Arond, Next Avenue Contributor While the idea of creating a second act in life is nothing new, it traditionally referred to retired people shaping their next life stage. Professionals in the prime of their careers weren’t expected to launch them. But many fields  — like magazines, where I worked for decades as an editor
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The truth about index funds must be repeated over and over because lies are constantly being told. Index funds are not evil, they are not destroying the markets, and will not blow-up your portfolio. To the contrary, they have outperformed most active investment strategies and continue to save investors billions of dollars per year in
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Photo by Austin Distel on Unsplash Photo by Austin Distel on Unsplash If you’re a “starter investor” — someone that is new to the world of investing — there’s a good chance you’re feeling pretty overwhelmed. And for good reason! You’re probably getting hit with news bites and ads every day that are spewing financial
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Is it time to tariff-proof our dividends (again)? A couple months into the U.S.-China trade tensions, I said the key was to buy dividend-growth stocks: “Payout growth like that is proven to throw an updraft under share prices when the markets get skittish due to any kind of worry: trade spats, terrorist attacks, wars—you name
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