Monthly Archives: February 2019

4 Steps To Build Savings To Weather Any Emergency

The recent federal government shutdown showed how unprepared many Americans are to face a financial emergency. Financial security expert Pamela Yellen, a two-time New York Times best-selling author, provides a guide on building your emergency fund. The longest U.S. government shutdown in history laid bare an uncomfortable truth: Americans aren’t saving enough and the majority […]

Rich retirees can’t switch off their savings mode

Rich retirees can’t switch off their savings mode. Some problems are good to have. That’s the situation for two readers who wanted advice on how to spend the money they’ve saved for retirement. “My wife and I lived frugally for years, prioritizing our tithe and savings,” one reader wrote during my weekly online discussion. “We […]