Workers Over 55 Filled Half of New Jobs Created in 2018

Their share in the workforce is growing the fastest, labor figures indicate … Americans 55 and older make up slightly less than a quarter of the nation’s labor force, but they filled almost half …

11 Great Stocks to Buy and Hold for the Next Decade

Buy-and-hold investing isn’t just about sitting around and collecting dividends.

That’s not to cast any aspersions on dividends. Far from it. Regular and rising payouts are often the key to beating the market over long periods of time. Just have a loo…

The Rise of Gray Divorce: Why and Why Not?

Al and Tipper Gore could be the poster children for one reason why divorce for those 50 and up is on the rise. There are many other factors at play, and several financial considerations to keep in mind, too.

How to Avoid the 401k Penalty for Early Withdrawal

Are you finding yourself in dire need of cash? Do you have a sizable amount saved in your 401k retirement plan? You may be tempted to tap the funds in the 401k to pay off bills or make a big purchase, such as your kid’s tuition or home improvements. Bu…

Can AI Help With Age Discrimination in Hiring?

Getty Images … While computer software can help recruiters sift through piles of applications faster, companies are under pressure to make sure they don’t discriminate against older workers. … …

The 10 Best Utility Stocks to Buy for 2019

Utility stocks had a great 2018 … for the most part. Yes, the Utilities Select Sector SPDR (XLU) broadly finished the year with a marginal gain. But mounting U.S. and global worries helped push the sector to a spectacular 20% run between the February…

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Living in a Tiny Home

It’s a lazy weekend and you’re plunked down on the couch channel surfing. Before you know it, you’ve gotten caught up in a “Tiny House Hunters” marathon on HGTV. Several hours later, you’re seriously considering downsizing your entire life to fit into …

Emergency Funds Can Have a Surprising Downside

If you’re only saving for emergencies, you’re missing out. Go beyond that with an opportunity fund. My family tapped our opportunity fund twice last year, and it changed our lives.

7 Cheapest & Best Ways to File Your Taxes Online in 2019

The creation of online tax preparation was genius. It allows people to file their taxes from the comfort of their home. Plus many online tax filing programs are affordable and even free! But not all programs are right for all tax situations. And some a…

8 Ways to Get a New Job This Year

Virtual interviews, soft skills and temporary work will shape the market … GETTY IMAGES … If you’ve vowed to make 2019 the year to find a new job, here are eight ways you can get ready. … Und…




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