Friday, May 27, 2016 Iyyar 19, 5776
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Craig G. Langweiler, JE Feature
Who is teaching your kids about money? The answer, unfortunately, may be no one. In the 2001 "Parents, Youth & Money Survey," written by the TIAA-CREF Institute, 61 percent of parents reported feeling that the responsibility to educate their children about finances should be shared by them and their child's school. When asked to describe just how they educated their...
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Moving season is upon us. According to the American Moving and Storage Association, half of all household moves take place between May and Labor Day. Overall, some 43 million Americans move every year. Planning a move can be time-consuming and nerve-wracking, but two things can help make the process go more smoothly: educating yourself through research and working with a...
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By:
Andrew Lasner, JE Feature
Now is a great time to buy a house. Prices are falling, and so are mortgage rates. Millions of houses are for sale, and sellers are getting anxious. Alternatively, you could also say: This is a bad time to buy a house. Prices might be lower in a few months as well as mortgage rates. With more than 4 million...
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Looking to sell your home? All you hear these days in the news and from friends is how bad the housing market is, and for good reason. There are too many existing houses on the market, builders have had to get more aggressive in selling new homes, interest rates and gas prices are up ... these are not ideal conditions...
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Most retirees face the question of whether to take Social Security benefits early, wait until full retirement age or possibly hold out longer. Unfortunately, there is no one right answer, according to experts at the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants . Below is an overview of Social Security payment options, as well as several factors to consider when making...
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