For many people their home is their biggest asset. With that fact in place, it is important to maintain and grow your asset.
This infographic will help you learn the five key financial metrics and associated tips to managing your home finances.
When people hear they should buy insurance, they usually turn around and walk away.
Buying stuff, especially insurance, is a horror for most people. What these people might miss down the road is shown by this infographic. Have a look and make sure you are covered.
Annuities as income, not investments – Robert Powell’s Retirement Portfolio – MarketWatch.
You probably aren’t even aware that you’re doing it, but you are. You are “optimizing imperfectly” when it comes to taking money from your defined benefit, 401(k), and other retirement plans. Continue reading
According to a recent GallUp Economy survey, a lack of retirement savings is the top financial worry for Americans. This fear is further exacerbated by the rising, retirement-age expectancies amongst American elders.
The Bureau of Labor statistics reveal that almost a third of Americans between 65 and 70 years of age are still working! Let’s take a look at some additional, retirement-related statistics. Continue reading
Personal Finance: Most Americans are not planning for retirement; in fact many have yet to put any money towards retiring but first you need to know the staggering facts and learn how you can save for the Golden Years.
Source: Visual.ly, Provident Bank
52% of Americans are spending more than they earn, out of which 21% regularly have monthly expenses in excess of their income, only 13.5 percent adjust their spending the following month to get their finances back on track.
For more such interesting facts, check our infographic on Overspending in America
Infographic by The Credit Examiner
Consumers seem to harbor a deep-rooted hatred for the payday loan industry. The infographic Who Hates Payday Loans the Most explores just how much borrowers and non-borrowers despise these loans and what specifics they hate the most. Check out the full infographic to see more facts about payday loan consumers and their influencers.
Yes, sometimes the topic of personal finance is a bit dry. But personal finance explained in beer? Now we’re talking.
If you were to put a buck a day away into a Roth IRA, for example, you’d have enough to buy 2 million ounces of beer by the time you retire. In fact, you’d have enough money to drink more than a six-pack a day for the rest of your life, at least according to this infographic below.
Of course putting away that much booze every day would probably affect your lifespan.
Source: RothIRA.com, Mashable.com, coolinfographics.com
As more and more customers search for a big bank alternative, credit unions are becoming a more viable options. Credit unions offer lower rates with better services, making them a front runner for stealing your heart and wallet. Read more…