Check Your Drawers: This Collector’s Penny Is Worth $1.7 Million

In this life there really is no such thing as “easy money.” Except, a treasure might just be jangling around in your coat pocket. Coin collectors search for rare, misprinted, uncirculated and one-of-a-kind error coins of value, and that includes pennies! If you know what you’re looking for, that discarded chuck of metal in  your desk […]

5 Proven Ways to Get Out of Debt for Good

Managing multiple debts can be a difficult task, especially if you are dependent on a single source of income. Credit card debt in particular can balloon to unmanageably high levels in no time, thanks to the exorbitant interest rates charged by credit card companies. Rather than juggling multiple high-interest debts, you can consolidate everything into […]

5 Key Considerations Before Refinancing Your Home

Refinancing your mortgage can be a good idea for a number of reasons. Interest rates might be lower. You might be looking to reduce your loan’s term. Or you might need to access a portion of your home’s equity for debt consolidation purposes You must, however, give refinancing some thought before pulling the trigger. Under the wrong […]

Most Americans Are Just Too Poor to Save for Retirement

Why are many Americans not saving enough for retirement? While there are many explanations, the real reason is that many don’t make enough money. Yes, the world’s richest country is somehow home to many of its poorest, at least relative to the high earners we have. Here are some unpleasant facts about American incomes to […]

Big Changes to Your Retirement Plans: The Good, Bad, and Ugly

Small business employees, new parents and working retirees would benefit Retirees could find it easier to create lifelong retirement income using 401(k) dollars Heirs, however, are likely to pay more in taxes to make the cost impact neutral The House recently passed a bill that contains some of the most significant changes for qualified retirement […]