Here's What It Would Take to Retire Now

Here's What It Would Take to Retire Now
Are you ready to retire? Nearly half of Americans expect to retire in their 60s, found a GOBankingRates survey. You might already be that age and trying to decide if you’re ready to leave the workforce. Or, you might be much younger and hoping to kiss the 9-to-5 goodbye. Whatever your age, retirement might be possible for you. It comes down... Read More

Sneaky Expenses of Renovating Your Home

Sneaky Expenses of Renovating Your Home
When you renovate your home, sometimes it’s easy to get carried away. A home remodel costs more than $37,000 on average, according to home services resource HomeAdvisor, based on reports from its members. The average kitchen remodel cost alone is more than $20,000. But it’s the little things — as well as the big, unexpected things — that can totally... Read More

ETF Inflows Set New Annual Record Of $289 Billion

ETF Inflows Set New Annual Record Of $289 Billion
Drew VorosETF.com Editor-in-Chief With such heavy demand for U.S-listed ETFs this year, it was only a matter of time before last year’s annual inflows record of $287.75 billion would be shattered. That happened last week, as investors added $4.2 billion of new assets, bringing the year-to-date total to $289.4 billion, according to FactSet data. And with more than four months... Read More

From Healthcare to Groceries: Brilliant Ways Seniors Can Save Money

From Healthcare to Groceries: Brilliant Ways Seniors Can Save Money
For seniors who are already struggling financially, retirement can bring a whole new set of challenges. While expenses for things such as transportation and clothing tend to decrease with age, the cost of food — and certainly healthcare — does not. For seniors who become homebound — defined as those who need help from another person or ambulatory aids, or those whose... Read More

The Case For Millennials To Rent And Not Buy Their Home

The Case For Millennials To Rent And Not Buy Their Home
Home ownership was a struggle for me as I worked in an industry which required moving from state-to-state and continent-to-continent every few years. In many respects, this gives me some insight into the home ownership issues Millenials face. When one pulls out the calculator, and projects home price appreciation – home purchase makes sense. Home buying is a forced savings... Read More

A Look At The Potential Blockchain Holds For The Mortgage Industry

A Look At The Potential Blockchain Holds For The Mortgage Industry
Immutability, decentralization, and transparency are some of the characteristics which have attracted entities across industries to explore the potential of blockchain technology. Although most projects initiated by enterprises are in the trial phase, recent developments show that the gap between testing and real-world application of blockchain is closing. Here’s a look at the potential that blockchain holds for the mortgage... Read More