Sensationalism Doesn't Belong in a Personal Finance Column

Much like our own mission at the LIFE Foundation, the job of a personal finance journalist should be to inform and educate people to help them make smart financial decisions. Yet in a recent article from SmartMoney (10 Things Life Insurers Won’t Tell You), reporter Jilian Mincer leads her readers to the conclusion that the […]

Is 10 the Magic Retirement Number?

According to a Lincoln Financial Group study, a 10-times assets-to-income ratio is a guide that can help people determine how they can be better prepared for retirement. In other words, if you are earning $100,000 per year, you need to have $1,000,000 in assets for a comfortable retirement. Understand that this is a guide and […]

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