‘We’re not sure how ready we are for retirement’: We’re 60 and 61, and we don’t know how much longer we can work, have $360,000 in retirement savings and a pension

I am a 61 year old teacher in Missouri who plans to work 3-4 more years before retirement. Depending on which option my husband and I choose from the Public Schools Retirement System, we should be receiving between $5,200 and $6,000 per month for the rest of our lives. My husband is 60 and has … Read more

5 smart ways to spend your unclaimed insurance claims

Image owned by AIA What if you suddenly find yourself on the receiving end of a windfall? What if years ago, a relative died and no one knew about the insurance policy left on him? When people think of life insurance, the most important things come to mind first: providing money for loved ones in … Read more