Mid-Year 2016: An Investment Reality Check
Market volatility is alive and well in 2016. Low oil prices, China's slowing growth, the prospect of rising interest rates, the strong U.S. dollar, global conflicts--all
Common Financial Wisdom: Theory vs. Practice
In the financial world, there are a lot of rules about what
you should be doing. In theory, they sound reasonable. But in practice,
it may not be easy, or
Four Reasons Why People Spend Too Much
You understand the basic financial concepts of budgeting, saving, and monitoring your money. But this doesn't necessarily mean that you're in control of your spending.
Can I make charitable contributions from my IRA in 2016?
Yes, if you qualify. The law authorizing qualified charitable distributions, or QCDs, has recently been made permanent by the Protecting Americans
Can I name a charity as beneficiary of my IRA?
Yes, you can name a charity as beneficiary of your IRA, but be sure to understand the advantages and disadvantages.