• Think You’re Too Old to Worry About Credit Checks?
    aarp.org

    In an article discussing why it’s important for retirees to maintain solid credit ratings, Kimberly Foss notes that even high net worth individuals need solid credit scores to benefit from financing big purchases, like a new car, so they can preserve or invest their cash.

  • Lending Money to Family
    usatoday.com

    Kimberly Foss offers insight on the sensitive subject of lending money to family and friends, recommending a notarized loan document as one way to increase the chances of being repaid.

  • How to Divorce Your Joint Checking Account
    Nerdwallet.com

    Going through a divorce may be difficult, but closing a joint bank account doesn’t have to be. Kimberly Foss suggests opening a new account in your name first, then closing joint accounts together and in person if possible.

  • A Bright Outlook Helps Retirement Planners Shine
    Financial Planning

    Don’t blame clients for thinking that saving for retirement is all work and no play. Consider advisers’ common initial feedback to prospective clients: “You are not saving enough.” “Your portfolio isn’t diversified enough.”

  • Can My ‘529’ Be Used for Off-Campus Housing?
    wallstreetjournal.com

    Be prepared for college expenses. Learn what you can use your 529 college savings account for.

  • The First Thing You Should Do With Your Social Security Check
    gobankingrates.com

    What steps should you do before you cash your first social security check. Kimberly Foss says first to make sure the amount is correct before cashing.

  • Student Loans can be a Disaster for Parents, Too
    marketwatch.com

    Should you be paying off your children's student loans? Whiling it might be tempting, most of us should not be doing this.

  • 4 Credit Lessons Men can Learn from Women
    creditcards.com

    There was a time not too long ago when talking about women and credit cards would evoke images of fashion divas wielding their plastic to fuel their designer shoe obsession.

  • Municipal Bond Defaults Shake Up a Once-Sedate Market
    nytimes.com

    Money has continued to flow into municipal bonds, a market dominated by individual investors.

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