Money

What to Ask Before You Donate

Even in a bad economy, people still reach deep into their pockets to help out those who are less fortunate, especially as the holidays approach. However, in good times or bad, it’s important to know that the money you are giving to a charity is truly being put to good use.

Five Costs You Shouldn’t Cut

Are you looking for ways to trim expenses? There are a lot of different reasons to be worried about money and spending these days. Cutting back on unnecessary outlays is always a good idea, but make sure you don’t chop out important budget items in the process.

Tips On Working Into Retirement

Retirement used to mean leaving work forever at age 65. Today, that description no longer applies to many of the millions of Americans who are at or near the traditional retirement age. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, by 2016, workers age 65 and older are expected to account for 6.1 percent of the total labor force, up sharply from 3.6 percent in 2006.