25 11, 2014

Guide for Seniors: Protect Yourself Against Investment Fraud (SEC)

2014-11-25T19:00:35+00:00Protect, Save & Invest|0 Comments

 Senior citizens are the number one target of investment con artists. The files of state securities agencies are filled with tragic examples of senior citizens who have been cheated out of life savings, windfall insurance payments, and even the equity in their own homes. Illegal telemarketing is a crime, and fraudulent telemarketers are criminals. There are an estimated 14,000 illegal telemarketing operations bilking thousands of victims [...]

3 06, 2014

Thoughts on 403(b) Plans

2014-06-03T06:00:37+00:00Retirement, Save & Invest|0 Comments

Helpful Information For Our Teacher Members: Investment Options and Important Advice About 403(b) Plans From the Securities and Exchange Commission. As an employee of a public school, you likely have access to both a pension and a retirement savings plan called a “403(b)” plan.  Let’s examine what a 403(b) plan is, and then go through the choices you’ll likely need to make if you decide to [...]

3 02, 2014

MyRA: Is It for You?

2014-02-03T10:52:38+00:00Save & Invest|0 Comments

In his State of the Union address, President Obama announced plans to create a new ‘MyRA’ retirement account aimed at helping millions of Americans to start building a retirement nest egg. The next day he signed a presidential memo directing the Department of Treasury to create the government-backed retirement accounts. Apple will forego the snide comments about how to pronounce “MyRA” that some “bloggers” have made, [...]

28 01, 2014

Saving & Investing Tip #4: A No-brainer!

2014-01-28T13:36:37+00:00Save & Invest|0 Comments

This post is the forth in a series of 9 posts under the category of “Save” and this one is really a "No-brainer"! Well, maybe a "no-brainer" but good advice and worth repeating here. It's simply, "Pay Off High Interest Debt First". Yep, it's that simple. This series of posts is essentially be reprints of 9 articles from Investor.gov, a Securities and Exchange Commission  web site. [...]

18 12, 2013

Small Savings Add Up to Big Money

2013-12-18T16:16:42+00:00Save & Invest|0 Comments

How much does a daily candy bar cost? Would you believe $465.84? Or more? If that number, $465.84, seems a bit high, then read on! This post is the third in a series of 9 posts under the category of “Save”. The posts will essentially be reprints of 9 articles from Investor.gov, a Securities and Exchange Commission  web site. The 9 articles present a roadmap to [...]

20 11, 2013

Saving: Figure Out Your Finances

2013-11-20T12:07:31+00:00Save & Invest|0 Comments

This post is the second in a series of 9 posts under the category of “Save”. The posts will essentially be reprints of 9 articles from Investor.gov, a Securities and Exchange Commission  web site. The 9 articles present a roadmap to sound saving and investing. You are invited to visit Investor.gov to view the original articles.The 9 steps to the Savings and Investing Roadmap are:Define Your goals (previous [...]

30 10, 2013

Saving: Define Your Goals

2013-10-30T06:00:57+00:00Save & Invest|0 Comments

With this post Tri-Town Apple is initiating a series of 9 posts under the category of "Save". The posts will essentially be reprints of 9 articles from Investor.gov, a Securities and Exchange Commission  web site. The 9 articles present a roadmap to sound saving and investing. You are invited to visit Investor.gov to view the original articles.The 9 steps to the Savings and Investing Roadmap are:Define Your [...]

25 09, 2013

Save and Invest 101

2013-09-25T06:00:44+00:00Save & Invest|0 Comments

Since this blog uses the content, and organization of the web site www.MyMoney.gov as a guide, and this is the first post under the category "Save and Invest", it makes good sense to reprint here the Save and Invest  "cover page" from MyMoney.gov. Future "Save and Invest" posts will go into much of the good advice offered on that site, and other sources. (editor's note: MyMoney.gov [...]

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