Dollar Bits: 5 Money Mistakes That Could Doom Your New Marriage

 andSaved Enough Money for Retirement? Think Again. – Fidelity, one of the biggest administrators of retirement plans, claims that the average person has roughly $100,000 stashed away in their IRA or 401(k) accounts.

Money Mistakes That Could Doom Your New Marriage – Money has been found to be a leading cause of relationship stress, according to a SunTrust Bank Study. Money is said to cause more relationship problems than even annoying habits, with 35% of survey respondents citing financial issues as the primary point of contention.

Money Saving Amazon Prime Perks You Probably Don’t Know About – Heard of Amazon Prime? Sure you have. The e-commerce giant is obviously notorious for their free two-day shipping, however, there are many other hidden benefits that the majority of us aren’t aware of. These perks can save you a ton of money.

Retirement planning starts with Social Security – Right now is the perfect time to start planning for a secure, comfortable retirement. And you can count on Social Security to help you begin the process.

Millennials have very different spending habits than their parents – “Banks and traditional lenders definitely offered personal loans, but they didn’t aggressively market them,” he told Business Insider. “They more aggressively marketed their credit cards and loans and mortgages.

Nest’s New $169 Thermostat Is For Folks Who Want To Save Money, Not Gadget Nerds – This new model does most of the things its costlier counterpart does—but at a lower price, and in a more subdued fashion.

money mistakes to avoid in your 20s and 30s – It’s common to make mistakes when you’re first getting your finances in order, but learning how to manage money early on can help you throughout your life.

Gig economy has destabilizing effect on personal finance – The gig economy has positive and negative aspects, but it does appear to have a destabilizing effect on personal financial security, according to a new report by Prudential Financial Inc. based on a survey of 1,491 workers in the US.

9 Warren Buffett Quotes That Will Teach You More Than Just Investing – The greatest investor in the world can not only teach you about investing, he also teach you a thing or two about life.

Apple teases the future of augmented reality apps – For years, augmented reality has been the stuff of science fiction.

5 cities to move to if you want a pay raise – Wages are increasing in the US, though some cities saw bigger gains than others.

Suing a Financial Advisor – Some financial advisors are ethical, well-informed people, charging reasonable fees to provide a valuable service. Others are literally fraudsters. Most are somewhere in between. What to do when you’ve been fleeced, like my friend.


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