Social Security Reminder

Feb 25, 2016 by

Did you get an email reminder to review your annual Social Security Statement online? Did you wonder whether the reminder was legitimate? I did. And do.

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Money Management: How States R...

Jan 26, 2016 by

If you’re a Montanan, pat yourself on the back: you and your fellow Montanans are 1st among the states in money management. Marylanders—you have some work to do.

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2015’s Top 5 Posts!

Jan 7, 2016 by

Did you miss any of 2015’s top 5 most-read Money Counselor articles? Find links to all here.

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Veterans / Remembrance Day 201...

Nov 10, 2015 by

For reflection over the Veterans Day / Remembrance Day observances…

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Auto Insurance Rant

Nov 3, 2015 by

I haven’t published a rant for quite a while. Here’s a doozy.

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Why Are You Broke?

Oct 20, 2015 by

Do you have loads of high-interest debt and no savings due to “circumstances beyond your control”?

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More Debt Than We Admit

Sep 10, 2015 by

We all know that the first step in tackling a challenge is acknowledging it. Do you know how much debt you have? Are you sure?

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August 24 ETF Calamity

Aug 31, 2015 by

If you own ETFs, for your own protection you must understand what August 24th’s price crash revealed about the risks of these investments.

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Another Wall Street Fleece

Aug 4, 2015 by

Let’s say after cumulative contributions of $25,000 during your working years, in retirement you’ve withdrawn over the last two years all of a brokerage account’s balance—$60,000—to pay retirement living expenses. You’ll have to cough up $35,000 if Madoff-style fraud thenbankrupts the brokerage.

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Donald Trump’s Budget?

Jul 28, 2015 by

Was this document I picked up from a New York City sidewalk really handwritten by The Donald?

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