Month: October 2018

  • Credit Card Fraud And Identity Theft: Who Is At Risk And What To Do About It

    Credit Card Fraud And Identity Theft: Who Is At Risk And What To Do About It

    After Amy Wang’s husband’s identity was stolen in 2016, they spent the better half of the year trying to recover their credit. Someone had redirected their mail and stolen tax documents that contained sensitive personal information, and then proceeded to take out — and max — a number of credit cards (at KMart, Bloomingdale’s, and […]

  • Yes, You Should Try to Pay Off Your Mortgage Before You Retire

    Yes, You Should Try to Pay Off Your Mortgage Before You Retire

    According to Northwestern Mutual’s 2018 Planning and Progress Study, around 78% of Americans are “extremely” or “somewhat” concerned about not having enough money saved for their retirement. Around 66% of those surveyed think they’ll outlive their retirement savings, and a staggering 21% of Americans have absolutely no retirement savings at all. Of course, that’s all […]