Personal Finance News http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=personal-finance http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=rss/personal-finance.xml News on Personal Finance continually updated from thousands of sources around the net. en-us 240 Copyright 2017, Topix Topix http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page= //static.topixcdn.com/pics/topix_homepage_logo2.png Investment and pension scammers most active in East of England, finance survey finds http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=personal-finance/2018/06/investment-and-pension-scammers-most-active-in-east-of-england-finance-survey-finds?fromrss=1 People in the East of England are more likely to have received an unsolicited approach for what could be a pension or investment scam than residents in any other part of the UK. Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto.

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East Anglian Daily Times Thu, 21 Jun 2018 09:35:58 GMT 180621OR956I 0
When planning retirement, can I contribute to both a Roth IRA and a 401(k)? Ask a Fool http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=personal-finance/2018/06/when-planning-retirement-can-i-contribute-to-both-a-roth-ira-and-a-401-k-ask-a-fool?fromrss=1 The short answer is yes you can contribute to both, but if you make too much money, the process could be more complicated. When planning retirement, can I contribute to both a Roth IRA and a 401 ? Ask a Fool The short answer is yes you can contribute to both, but if you make too much money, the process could be more complicated.

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USA Today Thu, 21 Jun 2018 05:13:56 GMT 180620Q3OBRB 0
States with the highest/lowest homeownership rates http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=personal-finance/2018/06/states-with-the-highest-lowest-homeownership-rates?fromrss=1 According to the U.S. Census Bureau , homeownership in the U.S. declined steadily from the beginning of 2005 until the second quarter of 2016, bottoming out at 62.9%. Experts attribute lower ownership rates to a variety of factors, including higher home prices, increasing mortgage rates, and the rise of the millennial demographic, many of whom are saddled with student loan debt and cannot afford to buy homes.

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Sedalia Democrat Thu, 21 Jun 2018 00:47:10 GMT 1806204GNGQL 0
US home sales fell 0.4 per cent in May amid inventory crunch http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=personal-finance/2018/06/us-home-sales-fell-0-4-per-cent-in-may-amid-inventory-crunch?fromrss=1 The National Association of Realtors said Wednesday that homes sold at a seasonally adjusted annual pace of 5.43 million in May, the second straight monthly decline. Sales have tumbled 3 over the past year, despite steady job growth that has boosted demand from would-be homebuyers as the unemployment rate has fallen to a multi-decade low of 3.8 The housing market is caught in a vice grip of fewer sales listings and rising mortgage rates, both of which have made home ownership less affordable for many Americans.

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The News Wed, 20 Jun 2018 20:26:33 GMT 1806206MCMT5 0
Pay off debt or save for retirement? The answer is actually "both" http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=personal-finance/2018/06/pay-off-debt-or-save-for-retirement-the-answer-is-actually-both?fromrss=1 One of the biggest challenges to making smart money decisions is that many important goals compete for our limited dollars. That's exactly the case for folks who want to save for retirement but also get out of debt.

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KBMT Wed, 20 Jun 2018 15:57:09 GMT 180620D1SJGT 0
Protecting your peace of mind, and your bottom line http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=personal-finance/2018/06/protecting-your-peace-of-mind-and-your-bottom-line?fromrss=1 How big is your retirement nest egg? Is there a chance you could outlive it? Even if you're socking money into your 401 every paycheck like clockwork, that's a question worth pondering.

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Char-Koosta News Wed, 20 Jun 2018 11:11:11 GMT 180620H8TSIV 0
Is Your Retirement Income Protected? 9 Questions to Ask http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=personal-finance/2018/06/is-your-retirement-income-protected-9-questions-to-ask?fromrss=1 When it comes to retirement planning, anxiety comes with the territory. Will you be able to maintain your lifestyle in retirement? Will you have enough to cover your monthly bills without depleting your savings? Are you at risk of outliving your money? While such concerns are common among Americans approaching retirement, protecting part of the money that you've saved to ensure monthly income for life can make a difference in your confidence about the future, suggests a new study.

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Cross Roads News Wed, 20 Jun 2018 11:11:10 GMT 1806208E7TIK 0
Banking by smart speaker arrives, but security issues exist http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=personal-finance/2018/06/banking-by-smart-speaker-arrives-but-security-issues-exist?fromrss=1 Big banks and financial companies have started to offer banking through virtual assistants - Amazon's Alexa, Apple's Siri, and Google's Assistant - in a way that will allow customers to check their balances, pay bills and, in the near future, send money just with their voice. And with the rapid adoption of Zelle, a bank-to-bank transfer system, it soon could be possible to send money to friends or family instantly with voice commands.

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Powhatan Today Wed, 20 Jun 2018 11:11:09 GMT 180620E7NRQG 0
How Couples Can Marry Clashing Investment Styles http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=personal-finance/2018/06/how-couples-can-marry-clashing-investment-styles?fromrss=1 No matter how much you and your partner have in common, investing will uncover differences. Maybe one likes playing it safe while the other relishes risk-taking.

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News10.net Wed, 20 Jun 2018 06:28:37 GMT 180619DLUP7A 0
Lawsuit claims Kansas official exposed private voter data http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=personal-finance/2018/06/lawsuit-claims-kansas-official-exposed-private-voter-data?fromrss=1 A civil rights group filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach challenging a multi-state voter registration database it claims exposed sensitive information including partial Social Security numbers from nearly a thousand state voters. The complaint by the American Civil Liberties Union of Kansas alleges "reckless maintenance" of the Interstate Voter Registration Crosscheck Program, which compares voter registration lists among participating states to look for duplicates.

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KOTA-TV Rapid City Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:47:50 GMT 18061903NKIJ 0
Hot real estate markets to cool in 2020, experts predict http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=personal-finance/2018/06/hot-real-estate-markets-to-cool-in-2020-experts-predict?fromrss=1 Homebuilder James Boyd has no trouble selling the homes he builds. The difficulty is getting them built in the first place.

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The Daily Breeze Tue, 19 Jun 2018 20:46:44 GMT 1806198D1H75 0
Lower costs, fewer benefits in new health insurance option http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=personal-finance/2018/06/lower-costs-fewer-benefits-in-new-health-insurance-option?fromrss=1 In March 14, 2018 file photo, Labor Secretary Alex Acosta speaks during a Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, & Transportation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Trump administration is preparing to announce a new insurance option for small firms and self-employed people that would cost less but could cover fewer benefits than current plans.

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Fairfield Citizen-News Tue, 19 Jun 2018 20:46:43 GMT 180619VF0FLQ 0
First-Time Homebuyers Setting Records http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=personal-finance/2018/06/first-time-homebuyers-setting-records?fromrss=1 Prospective first-time homebuyers are facing stiff challenges as they enter today's housing market - including finding an affordable home. A profound shortage of starter homes is limiting choices and raising home prices .

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Collierville Herald Tue, 19 Jun 2018 18:27:34 GMT 1806196INCQF 0
'Almost a perfect case': Malaysia seeks to lay multiple charges against Najib http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=personal-finance/2018/06/almost-a-perfect-case-malaysia-seeks-to-lay-multiple-charges-against-najib?fromrss=1 Kuala Lumpur: Embezzlement and bribery with government money are among the charges that Malaysia is looking to bring against former prime minister Najib Razak following a probe into funds allegedly looted from the state-run fund 1MDB, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Tuesday. Mahathir told Reuters in an interview that Malaysian investigators already "have an almost perfect case" against the principal suspects who had defrauded 1Malaysia Development Berhad and misappropriated billions of dollars in public funds.

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Sydney Morning Herald Tue, 19 Jun 2018 13:40:52 GMT 180619HF0GQK 0
4 Tips for Paying for College While Saving for Retirement http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=personal-finance/2018/06/4-tips-for-paying-for-college-while-saving-for-retirement?fromrss=1 Saving for retirement and college simultaneously is a balancing act that many families face.

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Williamson Daily News Online Tue, 19 Jun 2018 09:09:23 GMT 180619TQ4P6J 0
Small businesses vulnerable to cyberattacks, then don't act http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=personal-finance/2018/06/small-businesses-vulnerable-to-cyberattacks-then-dont-act?fromrss=1 Small businesses suffered a barrage of computer invasions last year but most took no action to shore up their security afterward, according to a survey by insurer Hiscox. It found that 47 percent of small businesses reported that they had one attack in 2017, and 44 percent said they had two to four attacks.

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SFGate Tue, 19 Jun 2018 06:48:30 GMT 1806189L8165 0
Trump to finalize small business health insurance option http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=personal-finance/2018/06/trump-to-finalize-small-business-health-insurance-option?fromrss=1 The Trump administration is close to finalizing a health insurance option for small firms and self-employed people that would cost less but could cover fewer benefits than current plans, congressional officials and business groups said Monday. The Labor Department could issue final regulations as early as Tuesday, said several people notified by administration officials.

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The Day Tue, 19 Jun 2018 02:05:27 GMT 18061861OJQR 0