The maker of pretty much everything in your house is looking to make some major cuts. Today’s article reports on statements from P&G executives at a recent investors conference, indicating that the company “will cut another $10 billion in costs during the next five years” as part of a commitment “to delivering both sales and profit-margin growth.” What changes does the behemoth plan to make to its workforce size, advertising strategies, as well as promotion/hiring and compensation policies? CLICK HERE to read more.
“Some investors see trying times like this as their glass starting to empty, while others see the current turmoil as an opportunity to refill their glass so that it overflows when the good times are here again.” Today’s article highlights three stocks that may be worth considering if one is in the latter camp. More specifically, the three stocks outlined may be good picks for those in their golden years looking for their nest egg to overflow when the good times recommence. What three stocks made the list? CLICK HERE. “
Is your risk radar honed in to global risks? Today’s article outlines “4 global risks that should be on U.S. investors’ radar”. Among the risks identified is a spike in oil prices, which the author states would hit the economies of Europe and Asia hard, “and the problems they face now would be much worse….” Which two countries (one European and one Asian) are also singled out as big risks (and why)? And what is the fourth risk which the author describes as a “slow-brewing potential crisis that could rock world financial markets”? CLICK HERE to find out.
Everyone knows 65 is an important age when it comes to retirement, but do you know the importance associated with age 59 ½? Today’s article outlines “the six most important ages you’ll reach on the road to your retirement, and what you need to know about each one”. To make sure you don’t miss any important pit stops along the road to a secure retirement, CLICK HERE.
Retirement can be scary – especially the costs associated with retirement. But alas, there are some affordable cities scattered across the US that make it easy to retire on as little as $75 per day! If your budget is tight or you are willing to live in a city associated with a low cost of living relocation could be the right choice for you. Check out the top 10 cities in the US that make living on $75 a day and the benefits associated with each of them. To read more, CLICK HERE.
Are you withdrawing too much money from your retirement savings account? Are you worried you may run out of money in retirement? Find out the four specific actions that “investors take when they don’t want to make changes to their withdrawal strategy but may need to”. This article shares helpful tips on how to curb your retirement withdrawals and shares a 3-step formula to help you meet your retirement goals. To read more, CLICK HERE.
The IRS may not generally be viewed as a helping hand but today’s article points out that “the IRS offers a host of valuable tax breaks for sole proprietors and the self-employed that are intended to help their businesses succeed”, outlining 7 key tax breaks available to this group and what can and cannot be deducted. Want to know what one of the tax breaks most commonly overlooked by the self-employed is? And does your “home office” meet the IRS’ definition of a home office? To read more, CLICK HERE.
Would you like to make your chances of being on the receiving end of an IRS audit as small as possible? We thought so! Today’s article outlines 7 suggestions that may help to reduce your risk of being audited (or, at least, have little to fear if you do get audited). To read more on why you might be wise to say goodbye to paper returns, and the possible risk you take by filing an amended tax return, CLICK HERE.
Yes, boredom in retirement is a real thing. Imagine being in a car in motion that hits a brick wall. Its occupants go flying when the car stops, right? That’s what happens to people who stop work abruptly without considering what they will actually do all day. And since life doesn’t come with airbags, it can get rough out there. ” Today’s article created a list of signs to look out for if your retirement starts to go South, (in a bad way) and how you can change it. To read more, CLICK HERE.
Today’s article discusses retirement and whether or not the whole thing is a myth. Here’s what they had to say, “The inability to save isn’t because we’re wasting money on kitchen remodeling or fancy coffee, but rather because the cost of living has gone up — thanks to rising health-care costs and housing costs — while our salaries have stagnated or declined. And millennials have the extra burden of staggering student debt.” To read more, CLICK HERE.