Archives for January 2016

How to Get Your Finances in Order Before Moving Internationally

Have you ever considered moving internationally? In recent years many retirees have found that there are many places around the world that provide a peaceful, welcoming environment at a much lower cost than if they stayed at home.

If you’re considering moving overseas, then your first order of business should be getting your finances in order. You may think that packing and finding movers is at the top of your priorities, but the fact is that you can run into serious problems in your new home if the money is not in order. It’s best to tend to these issues now so that you can avoid problems when you’re trying to get settled in to your new environment.

Retirement Funds: Smart Investments for Beginners

Most people experience some level of fear when trying something new. And if that new thing has to do with your finances, it can seem daunting and risky. This is often the case when you first begin investing for retirement. How much you should you invest? What if you need the money before you retire? What should you invest in? How much is enough for a stable retired life? This article attempts to highlight some ways you can successfully wade through the murky waters of retirement investing.

Budgeting for Wants Not Just Needs

For many people, the idea of being on a budget is about as appealing as being on a strict diet. After-all who wants to cut out everything you enjoy? This not only sounds miserable it leads to unsuccessful budgeting for most people. The science of behavioral finance is gaining ground as a way of increasing financial well-being by creating a more reasonable approach to budgeting without the harsh cutbacks.