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2014-08-21 08:32:50

The Real Estate IRA Center helps simplify the process of investing for retirement. OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Entrust Group launched the Real Estate IRA Center, a first-of-its kind free online resource dedicated to educating individuals about the rules, regulations and processes of investing in real estate with a self-directed retirement account. Real Estate IRAs, self-directed IRAs that can hold real estate, are the most popular choice among investors looking to...

2014-08-20 08:27:45

Key Factors Include Staying Safe, Being Active and Eating Well BRENTWOOD, Tenn., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brookdale understands the importance for seniors to maintain and maximize their independence as they age. There comes a time when seniors look to others, including their adult children, for guidance and support, and Brookdale is here to help find solutions to the needs in their lives. There are a few key things seniors can do to help keep themselves independent for as long...

2014-08-19 16:23:54

New tools help educate and engage employees, increasing participation in retirement savings plans NEW YORK, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The economic uptick over the past year has led to renewed interest in retirement savings, according to Deloitte's 13(th) Annual Defined Contribution Benchmarking Survey. The research underlying the survey found that average account balances have reached an all-time high of more than $95,000, up from $85,600 in 2012 and an increased number of...

2014-08-18 08:26:07

But At Least Those Who Are Saving Are Starting Earlier NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over a third of all Americans (36%) have not saved any money for retirement, according to a new Bankrate.com (NYSE: RATE) report. Sixty-nine percent of 18-29 year-olds haven't saved anything, along with 33% of 30-49 year-olds, 26% of 50-64 year-olds and 14% of people 65 and older. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130805/FL58072LOGO The good news is that Americans who are saving are starting...

2014-08-14 12:27:07

Financial advisors Bofford and Flower tell pre-retirees what they need to know about changes to employer-based health insurance plans and retirement savings needs FAIRFIELD, N.J., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Employer-based healthcare plans are in a state of flux as large and small businesses assess a host of requirements and plan options following this year's implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Since health care costs in retirement have long been considered a...

2014-08-12 23:00:22

Tablet friendly, these 4 tools are designed to help users visualize their retirement savings goals by examining how much they will need for retirement, how much they will have based on current savings strategies and providing recommendations for closing any potential shortfalls. Tools are designed to help users and advisors make better, more informed decisions today that can have a big impact on future retirement readiness. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Wealth Management Systems...

2014-08-11 12:28:14

AARP Illinois Survey Also Reveals Voters Worried About Income not Keeping Up with Cost of Living, Healthcare, Taxes, and Many Feeling They Will Need to Postpone Retirement SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With less than three months before the election Illinois voters ages 50 and older are very anxious about the economy; they believe their incomes are not keeping up with the increasing costs of living, health care costs, or taxes, and are increasingly worried about...

2014-08-08 08:28:38

Just as its TaxMode the #1 income tax app revolutionizing tax planning, PlanMode is the app that will change how people will manage their personal finances. PRINCETON, N.J., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Personal financial planning will always be a story with new chapters as it was from the beginning when we first tracked our finances with pen and paper, then with spreadsheets, followed by today's PC and web-based software. And now as the chapter closes on desktop software, a new...

2014-08-07 23:11:43

The Social Security Trustees recently forecast that benefits would grow by only 1.5% in 2015 — the same amount beneficiaries received this year, further weaking the buying power of tens of millions of beneficiaries. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Social Security recipients may be in for another record low cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) next year, warns The Senior Citizens League (TSCL). The Social Security Trustees recently forecast that benefits would grow by only 1.5% in...

2014-08-06 08:27:29

Higher Health Insurance Costs Another Major Concern NEW YORK, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Most Americans (56%) are not confident that the Obamacare health exchanges will operate smoothly during this fall's open enrollment period, according to a new Bankrate.com (NYSE: RATE) report. Thirty-two percent are "not at all confident" (the most common response) and another 24% are "not too confident." http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130805/FL58072LOGO Fewer than two in five people...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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