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Top Healthy Eating Trends for 2015

Eating nutritious foods can help you look and feel better, and it can also be good for your bank account. Foods high in vitamins and minerals helps to fuel the body’s overall function, and help to better manage the risk of developing disease. Unplanned medical costs can quickly eat away at your wealth before and… read more

Ready, Set, Retire: Holistic Money Management

Taking a holistic view of your finances as you enter retirement is an ongoing process. Managing your wealth involves careful consideration and planning of debt management, investing strategy and making your portfolio last. Greg McBride of Bankrate.com provides some money management guidance. Other Articles You Might Like: Ready, Set, Retire: Boost Your Savings Ready, Set,… read more

Consequences of Medical Identity Theft

Cybercriminals are targeting a more robust avenue to gather personal data – your medical records. The scope of information lifted in medical record breaches – along with the repercussions – outweigh the financial data stolen from retailers like Target and Home Depot. With the Anthem breach, records containing names, email/street addresses, birthdays, member I.D./Social Security numbers… read more

Ready, Set, Retire: Boost Your Savings

The biggest threat retirees face is outliving their nest egg. While boosting your contributions and supplementing your retirement income are two great ways to avoid running out of money, it’s also important to manage account fees and investment risk. Greg McBride of Bankrate.com explains the small tweaks needed to maximize your retirement income. Other Articles… read more

How Studebaker Shaped the IRA

2015 marks the 40th birthday of the Individual Retirement Account (IRA). Born under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) of 1974, Congress introduced this new type of retirement plan in response to private pension breakdowns – most notably that of car manufacturer Studebaker-Packard. In 1963, Studebaker-Packard filed for bankruptcy and couldn’t afford to pay out… read more