Let’s kick off our discussion with a happy thought: the potential of doubling your money.
It’s all about the Rule of 72: one of the handiest retirement planning tools. You divide 72 by the annual rate of return on an investment. The result may be the number of years it will take for your funds to double.
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Financial education to prepare students for college
You send your student off to college. For a day or so, you enjoy the bittersweet quiet of an empty nest. Then—wait for it—the first call comes in: “Mom, Dad. I need more money.” [. . .]