Economics entered its modern sense in the nineteenth century, but economic thought certainly started long before that. However, economists almost always started from the assumption that people would do what was in their own best interest. In the last 20 or 30 years, some economists started to question this assumption. From this was born the subject of behavioral economics, als
Author- Harold Sasnowitz
It’s almost Halloween, so we wanted to talk about something that can sometimes be a little spooky… Medicare. Are you frightened yet? Hopefully not, but we know from our experience when our clients have to enroll in Medicare for the first time it can be an intimidating thing. Think about it, you have been on your employer’s insurance for years then one day yo
We recently found an important potential risk to your financial health and here is the information you need to protect yourself.
According to a recent issue of Investment News, another Social Security scam has been discovered. It only affects SOME of those who have established online accounts with the Social Security Administration.
As if there wasn’t enough to worry about with regard to credit and debit card fraud, another threat has turned up: its called the credit card skimmer. These devices are used properly as part of card readers. What’s new is that they have been made smaller and are easily placed on a legitimate credit or debit card reader.
I had a couple come into my office recently that are potentially going to become clients. He and his wife are retired, in their 70s, and have about 95% of their investments in fixed income. I shared with them that this was not a good strategy for people of their ages and with the lifespan they apparently had.