Women and Financial Insecurity

A recent article in the online version of the Wall Street Journal caught my attention. It was called “Clients From Venus.” Source It began by pointing out that women are becoming increasingly involved in personal finance. “Women control $8 trillion in assets in the U.S., and by 2020 are expected to control $22 trillion, according … Read more

Should I Payoff Part of My Debt With My Mutual Fund. – JJ

“Dear Steve, I owe $30,000 in credit card debt on two cards. One card there is 9.99% rate, the other is interest free until Dec. ’10 (after that the rate states 9.99% but is subject to change) I can make the minimum payments but not much else right now until my balances decrease. I have … Read more

Jami is Worried About Losing Money in Her 401k And Wants Options

Jami “Dear Steve, I’m losing money in my 401k. I left my 401k in my ex-employers plan. I started at $73000.00 and now it is down to $47,500. I really want to get it out of there but I have no idea where to put it. Can you offer any ideas? Jami” Dear Jami, I … Read more