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Author: Daniel Smith

#1357 What’s the Average 401(k) Balance by Age?

Any mental-health professional will tell you that comparing yourself to others isn't good for peace of mind. But when it comes to retirement savings, getting an idea of what others do can be good information to have. It's hard to know how much you'll need, exactly, for your own post-career days, ... see more

#1276 6 Reasons to Use Household Help Agencies

You've decided to hire a household employee, whether it's a nanny, a housecleaner, a home health aide, a gardener or some other type of worker. Your next question: How do I find the right person?You can ask your friends for suggestions or you can place an advertisement, but you may also wa... see more

#1164 Gold vs. Platinum Amex Card

Let's face it, there's a secret pleasure attached to American Express metal cards – whether Gold or Platinum. You can imagine the waiter straightening a bit or the shopkeeper lifting her eyebrows when you hand over the centurion-emblazoned card with the metallic sheen. Perhaps the status buzz c... see more

#1138 8 Ways Retirement Changed in the Last 20 Years

Retirement isn't what it was when your parents left the workforce. In fact, it may not be what it was even a decade ago. Herewith, a rundown of the changing picture, and what it means for you. 1. Rising Retirement AgeBlame the Social Security Administration (SSA) for this one. For decades,... see more

#1119 How to Avoid Outliving Your Reverse Mortgage

While reverse mortgages are sometimes advertised as providing a secure of income for the rest of your life – and they can, under the right conditions – running out of proceeds sooner than you expected to is one of the major risks of taking out this type of loan. There are several different ... see more

#1105 What Is the Lowest Credit Score?

Keeping a healthy credit score is essential in order to have access to financing when you need it the most, such as when buying a home or a car. Finding out your current credit score provides you a good idea of how healthy your credit management habits are. However, just knowing that your score i... see more

#1022 7 Absolute No-Nos When Selling a Home

Selling a home can and should be relatively easy, but the process can get complicated when you don't hold up your end of the bargain. Avoid these mistakes if you're looking to make a quick and easy home sale: #1 Hiding problemsNot taking care of issues related to your founda... see more

#871 Evaluating An Heirloom

The enduring success of television programs such as Antiques Roadshow has inspired thousands of Americans to take a new look at family heirlooms long treasured for their sentimental value – and calculate their worth in cold, hard cash.Inheriting your grandmother's complete first-edition ... see more

#840 5 Costs Associated With Renting An Apartment

In high school, my friends and I would fantasize about moving into our own apartments as soon as we turned 18, with the goal of escaping the tyranny of our parents' rule and finally knowing the freedom of doing whatever we wanted all day. Eighteen came and went, of course, and soon I was about to... see more

#812 What Happens To Your Student Debt If You Die?

As the line goes, death and taxes are the only two certainties in life. Now we may need to add student debt to that list. The numbers relating to it are astounding: cumulatively, 40 million borrowers now account for $1.3 trillion of student loans.For most borrowers, student loans are a lif... see more

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