personal finance

Seniors on Medicare Just Got Some Really Good News

(Maurie Backman) It’s hardly a secret that healthcare is a huge burden for many retirees. And the cost of Medicare plays into that. While Medicare Part A, which covers hospital care, is generally free for enrollees, Part B, which covers diagnostic services and outpatient care, costs money. Part B premiums start at a base amount …

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Here’s a simple way to help teach your kids some complex financial lessons

During my late teens, my mom handed me two worn, blue passport-size books with details of my custodial investment accounts. I had no clue what to do with them, but it didn’t matter, because the accounts were empty anyway. Perhaps for the best, because I’m almost certain my assets wouldn’t have stood a chance. I …

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Ask Yourself These 3 Questions Before Taking a Retirement Plan Withdrawal

(Maurie Backman) It’s a good idea to save for retirement in a 401(k) plan, IRA, or both. First of all, these plans offer a host of tax benefits. With traditional IRAs and 401(k)s, you get tax-free contributions. With Roth accounts, you get tax-free gains and withdrawals. Plus, you’ll need money in a retirement plan to …

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Elon Musk-Twitter deposition is put on hold — again #shorts – Fox Business

Elon Musk-Twitter deposition is put on hold — again #shortsFox Business Elon Musk’s legal team is frustrated after Twitter’s CEO cancels his deal deposition on short noticeYahoo Finance What’s next in the Elon Musk-Twitter dispute?Yahoo Finance Elon Musk Spent A Night Texting Oracle Co-Founder Before Walking Away From Twitter Deal: Report – TwitterGasoline View Full …

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What to know before taking out a loan to purchase a practice

Veterinary practice ownership has its advantages and disadvantages, just like everything in life. Practice ownership is not the same as being an employee. The transition will be a system shock for many because the amount of responsibility shifts dramatically. The roles and duties that weren’t a priority become yours overnight. With this in mind, let’s …

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Why Investing in Income Properties Is Not Part of My Retirement Strategy

(Maurie Backman) There’s a reason so many retirees tend to struggle financially — they don’t set themselves up with enough income streams for their senior years. Many seniors end up turning to Social Security to provide the bulk of their income (or, in some cases, all of their income). But those benefits generally won’t set …

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Jennifer Lawrence Lists Her New York City Loft for $10.5M and who is still eligible for free school lunches — and how can you apply?

Hi MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories. Jennifer Lawrence Lists Her New York City Loft for $10.5M May the odds be ever in her favor! Jennifer Lawrence recently listed her swanky three-bedroom loft in New York City’s star-studded Tribeca neighborhood for a cool $10.5 million. Read More Advice from a longtime real-estate agent: ‘Owners are …

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How to protect your finances from a recession

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — Fears of a recession are mounting. Even before the latest rate hike on Wednesday, almost 7 in 10 US adults expressed concern about the possibility. That same survey by Bankrate.com revealed that 2 in 5 Americans feel unprepared to weather a recession, especially women, minorities and Gen-Zers. We talked to the experts …

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