Is accepting a pension cashout (either on retirement or termination of employment) better than an annuity?
After the vesting period, all funds my employer contributes to the pension fund on my behalf are listed as being "mine", and upon end of employment (retirement, voluntary termination, etc), I have the ...
For meeting some personal goals my boss gave me a promised $20K check. This check is not a part of the company payroll. I assume it's too large to just deposit it and forget about it with out the ...
Suppose my monthly expenses are $500. I want to ask a charity foundation to finance my scientific research by one-time payment intended to cover all my monthly expenses during my lifetime. How to ...
I am is faced with a choice of two alternatives. There really is no right or wrong answer, I just want to hear someone else's input/methodology. Here are the two choices: Keep paying $5,722.56 for ...
My parents are about 5 years from retirement age. Their combined income is around $20,000 a year. They live in a very low cost-of-living area, so they live a pretty simple life without many frills. ...
Let's say you get a $10k windfall. How do you determine what is the best thing to spend it on? We need a new roof. Our mortgage is moderately underwater but not in bad shape and we are content where ...
I managed to benefit from an inheritance lump sum payment overseas. After paying off my debts, I will still have majority of that inheritance lump sum. My goal for that money is to preserve its value. ...
My wife & I have run into a large sum of cash recently and are interested in paying off/paying down our student loans -- about $30k between us, at about 6.5% avg interest. We're both earning ...