How to Help Protect Your Identity

  By Daniel Bloom
Daniel Bloom

Most of us enjoy the conveniences of shopping online. But in this digital age, it is more important than ever to protect yourself against cyber-crime and identity theft. What can you do?
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Why Saving Now Should Pay Off Later

  By Matthew Jentner
Matthew Jentner

Q: What is the best financial gift for a young worker?

A: Teach them to save as much as they can now.

Here’s a lesson for your adult children and adult grandchildren: It’s easier to save $400 per month toward retirement than to save $6,000 per month. To save something out of every paycheck might be the hardest thing a young person can undertake. The reward, however, is a more secure retirement with greater financial independence.
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What Happens in Vegas Should Stay in Vegas

  By Bruce Jentner
Bruce Jentner

If you do not have enough money to retire, what should you do? Should you consider investing in riskier investments to compensate for not having saved enough?

During the final races at horse tracks, gamblers tend to bet on long shots. In Las Vegas, there is a pronounced tendency for people to place long-shot bets near the end of the day. Gamblers who lose money during the day desire to go home as winners.
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