Can Halloween Costumes Go Too Far? Your Answer Could Win a $1K Scholarship

Let’s get kooky, spooky and altogether ooky this Halloween. Dress as a cat, a witch, a ghost or Marilyn Monroe. There are endless costume options where you get to be anything but yourself. But is it OK to dress as anyone or anything, or are some costumes off-limits? Everyone has an opinion about what’s offensive … Read moreCan Halloween Costumes Go Too Far? Your Answer Could Win a $1K Scholarship

No Ride to the Polls? No Problem. Uber Will Take You for Free on Nov. 6

Uber will make it easier to cast your vote at the polls on Election Day. The ride-hailing company announced earlier this month that it’s partnering with #VoteTogether and Democracy Works to provide promo codes for free rides on Nov. 6 to get voters out to the polls. Having free transportation can eliminate a barrier in … Read moreNo Ride to the Polls? No Problem. Uber Will Take You for Free on Nov. 6

6 Financial Fixes for Retirees With Broken Nest Eggs

Retirement is no fun when you’ve got a broken nest egg. Financial missteps can ruin your retirement hopes and dreams. But don’t despair. What gets broken can often be fixed. Here are financial fixes for some of the most common mistakes that people make as they near retirement or when they retire: 1. You don’t … Read more6 Financial Fixes for Retirees With Broken Nest Eggs

Trying to Time the Market? Missing Just a Handful of the Best Days Can Tank Your Returns

Advocates of buy-and-hold stock investing make a strong case as to why it can be disastrous for a novice investor to try to time the stock market. It’s been shown that frequent trading generates higher fees, and that emotional trading leads to buy-high, sell-low behavior. Also, every time you trade an individual stock, you’re betting … Read moreTrying to Time the Market? Missing Just a Handful of the Best Days Can Tank Your Returns

Questions About Credit Scores, Account Security, Philosophy Books, TIPS, and More!

What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to summaries of five or fewer words. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question. 1. Divorce mediation difficulties 2. Importance of credit score? 3. Fearing money stolen from accounts? 4. Move to city or not? 5. GnuCash 6. … Read moreQuestions About Credit Scores, Account Security, Philosophy Books, TIPS, and More!