Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Monday, November 16, 2015 3:35 pm
By Judy Martel ·

A new study forecasts the charitable giving numbers by retirees over the next 2 decades.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 7:05 am
By Judy Martel ·

Is taking on debt in your golden years a smart strategy?

Thursday, October 09, 2014 12:15 pm
By Jeanine Skowronski ·

Are seniors to blame for their new debt, or are their sons, daughters and grandbabies?

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 4:01 pm
By Judy Martel ·

Calculate your income needs before settling on the magic number for retirement assets.

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 6:05 am
By Judy Martel ·

American retirees are planning to leave a lot of money to their children.

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 6:05 am
By Judy Martel ·

Wealthy investors in a new survey say 80 is the new 60.

Sunday, January 22, 2012 10:41 am
By Judy Martel ·

Building wealth through investments isn’t so easy these days. During the nearly two-decade-long market boom that ended in 2009, it was much simpler to invest and forget it. But now, many investors are beginning to realize that safety won’t make them rich, even if they do sleep better at night. In spite of the drubbing

Monday, December 26, 2011 4:45 pm
By Judy Martel ·

Retirees planning to move into continuing care communities are getting some help selling their existing home from an unexpected ally. Retirement communities eager to attract residents have come up with a variety of solutions in the sluggish housing market, according to the Wall Street Journal. Communities are offering home-staging services, no interest bridge loans, reduced