Well… it seems by accident I signed up for a ton of carnivals! If I included a link in a previous carnival and it was also submitted to the Carnival of Retirement I have removed it from today’s edition! Sorry!
I hope you enjoy these articles as they relate to your retirement!
Roger Wohlner @ The Chicago Financial Planner writes My Thoughts on PBS Frontline The Retirement Gamble – The PBS show Frontline recently aired an investigative documentary on the state of retirement savings and the problems with 401(k) and similar retirement plans. I watched this broadcast with great interest. Here are my reactions to what I saw
Michael @ Financial Ramblings writes Stock Market Predictions and Google Search Data – Can the volume of certain keyword searches on Google be used to predict the future? And, if so, is it possible to profit from such predictions by using them to guide your investing strategy? As it turns out, the answers appear to be yes and yes. Or at least that’s what the authors of a recent study would have you believe.
Arnel Ariate @ Money Soldiers writes What Makes You Shy Away from Stock Trading? – Here are some of the reasons that compel people to avoid stock trading. Though the stock market now spells good prospects for the companies as well as for the investors, yet most people prefer to stay away from it.
Robert @ The College Investor writes The Remarkable Power of Generosity – One thing that there is an infinite supply of is kindness. Some people (maybe those who work in an airport, or those who are asking for change on the street) never hear kind words. Kindness costs nothing, and can pay off in spades.
Little House @ Little House in the Valley writes Compounding Calculations for the Lackadaisical Retirement Planner – This past year I’ve been focused on paying off debt. But, soon I’ll be able to hone-in on retirement savings. Using a simple compound return calculator (because the big retirement calculators scare me!), I’ve calculated some simple savings figures that are much more palatable for scared folks like myself.!
Miss T. @ Prairie Eco Thrifter writes Why You Should Be Skeptical of Financial “Rules of Thumb” – Rules of thumb are often used to make various financial decisions. While they can be helpful when it comes finding a starting point, rules of thumb should be approached with a degree of skepticism.
Investor Junkie @ Investor Junkie writes Why Most of Your Assets Should Be in Index Funds – Given that professional investment managers typically don’t beat the market – in fact, they are usually behind – most of your assets should be in index funds.
Kevin @ Passiveincometoretire writes Could Someone Have a Life Insurance Policy On Me Without My Knowledge? – It is highly unlikely, but yes it is possible. Almost all circumstances, however, would prove fraudulent and today’s insurance companies are quite savvy when it comes to debunking such activity.
Sean @ One Smart Dollar writes Five Biggest Money Mistakes Couples Make – By avoiding these five common financial mistakes made by couples you can avoid most problems.
Jon @ Novel Investor writes Busting 5 Safe Investing Myths – There are a number of investing myths that lead investors astray all the time. Sometimes it’s sound advice that fails under specific circumstances. Other times it’s just plain wrong.
JP @ My Family Finances writes Alternative Ways to Invest Your Family’s Assets – If you find yourself looking for an alternative investment market or other opportunities to spread your risks, one of the options below might be a good fit for you.
Glen Craig @ Free From Broke writes Multi-Generational Living – Is a Next Generation Home for You? – Multi-generational living is becoming more popular these days as families look for ways to deal with the economy.
Jason Hull @ Hull Financial Planning writes Are We Taking the Wrong Retirement Risks? – This article examines how we should be using mental accounting to allocate our investments in our retirement portfolio.
Jacob @ My Personal Finance Journey writes How To Begin Saving For Retirement At An Older Age – This post describes several steps to increase the amount of money you are able to save before you retire. These steps may not be able to ensure that you have the amount of money you want by the time you reach retirement age, but you will increase your financial security to the point where you will not have to be afraid that you will never be able to retire.
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