Insights on the Newest Trends for Your Money

Technology has inspired new ways for investors to manage their finances – often with added convenience and efficiency. Yet anything new comes with a degree of risk. Here is an introduction to four new money trends, including what each one is designed to do and some considerations before you decide whether to incorporate them into…

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When New, Better, Faster Innovation Fails

Innovation is about great ideas – but it is also about diffusion – or how the innovation is communicated and adopted over time by members of a social system.  Meaning – that sometimes great improvements fail because enough people just don’t accept and use them.  Sometimes, something fabulous in many ways, is not worth the…

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Working Part-Time in Retirement Can Impact Your Finances in Surprising Ways

Traditionally, retirement means leaving the workforce to pursue decades of relaxation. However, today’s retirees and pre-retirees are reshaping what it means to leave the workforce. Retirement may be an opportunity to pursue a small business, start consulting or land a side job that explores your passions. If your next phase includes earning an income, there…

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Medicare and Social Security Numbers

New Medicare cards offer greater protection to more than 57.7 million Americans New cards will no longer contain Social Security numbers, to combat fraud and illegal use   The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is readying a fraud prevention initiative that removes Social Security numbers from Medicare cards to help combat identity theft,…

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