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  • Panicking over personal finance? Here are some ideas. When it comes to personal finance, it’s easy to become paralyzed by the fear of not making the right choice. During a recent online discussion, a number of folks were stumped on financial decisions. Here…
  • Stop the insanity over the consumer protection board. We’re still recovering from the Great Recession, which was created in large part by fundamentally bad and, in many cases, predatory practices by financial companies. Out of that chaos came the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau…
  • 8 ways to avoid ruining your financial life. 1. Just say no Don’t drink to excess, don’t gamble to excess, don’t do drugs and don’t cheat. Simply avoiding potentially costly problems and behaviors makes it easier to stay on the right path for…
  • Is the 4 percent rule still relevant for retirees?. If you read about retirement, you will probably be familiar with the 4 percent rule. The rule was created in the mid-1990s by a now-retired financial planner to keep people from outliving their retirement nest…
  • The mistake of equating love and money. In a recent column, I addressed leaving an inheritance and argued that sometimes it’s not fair to divide one’s assets equally among your children. I also maintained that people are acting entitled when they get…
  • CFPB dealt blow by court. The U.S. consumer watchdog agency that helped unravel the Wells Fargo & Co. scandal has an unconstitutional structure because it gives too much power to its director, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday. The ruling,…
  • ¿Debería tener un testamento?. El 69% de los latinos ente 45 y 60 años carecen de este documento de últimas voluntades El 68% de los adultos hispanos cree que es importante dejar un legado para su familia y seres…

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