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The common financial wisdom making the rounds these days is that we all need to be saving more money and spending less. While this is true, forgoing the latte isn’t going to move the needle very much on your retirement goals. What never seems to be mentioned is how making more money can have a far greater impact on your retirement than frugality.
For example, say you work for 35 years with a starting salary of $50k and earn modest salary increases of 3% a year. You contribute...
What Can I do to Gain Financial Confidence?
Despite all of the gains women are seeing in politics and social capital, women’s confidence in financial matters is actually decreasing, according to a new study by Allianz Life Insurance Co. of North America. More than half (57%) say they wish they were more confident in their financial decision-making. Confidence in financial matters doesn’t need to be a major undertaking. Spending just a little time and...