The Great Recession hit many Americans hard between 2007 and 2009 — including their retirement accounts. But, it’s worth remembering that many made it through just fine. While it can certainly be stressful, these retirees from Business Insider’s Real Retirement series say it’s possible to make it through the storm by focusing on your asset
Having one parent stay home isn’t for every family. While it can be helpful for a number of reasons, including reducing childcare expenses and being able to give extra care to children who may need it, sometimes the numbers just don’t work out. If you’re considering having one parent stay home, financial planner John Pak
There are many good reasons to consider buying a life insurance policy, such as a recent marriage, a new baby, or taking on a large debt (like a house) loved ones would have trouble paying off if something happened to you. Or, perhaps you have witnessed first-hand the impact a death has on surviving family members’ finances.
The Harvard Business School Online and City Square Associates surveyed 1,000 people to determine how prepared people are for a potential recession. Turns out, two out of every three people surveyed reported they are not prepared. Business Insider spoke with Patrick Mullane, the executive director of Harvard Business School Online, about what people could do
Family fights about aging loved ones are a common problem, with a parent’s diminished capacity to handle money being a frequent source of conflict. What can you do if you see a hassle brewing in your family? Can painful warfare be prevented? The short answer is yes, sometimes being proactive and looking ahead can stop
Fair Isaac, the giant credit score company, recently announced the biggest change since 2014 in how it determines its FICO credit scores. This new FICO 10 system — expected to go into effect by year’s end — could affect your retirement in big ways, possibly for the worse and possibly for the better. But there