Online calculators can assist with many financial choices
The annual Retirement Confidence Survey by the Employee Benefit Research Institute found that 25 percent of workers who have done a retirement-savings-needs calculation feel very confident about being able to afford a comfortable retirement.
A 50/50 mix of stocks and bonds or heavily weighted (perhaps 90 percent) stocks buttressed by a cash side fund to weather periodic crashes. Either approach offers a vast improvement over the mindless annuities and target date retirement funds routinely foisted on retirees by the financial services industry.
This barren, desert prison is where O.J. Simpson lives
Some here call it the 'O.J. House,' the only gated community in a vast stretch of desert rich in gold and silver, pioneer trails and proud, isolated towns north of Reno.
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Review: Sideboard shines in new, bigger Danville location
One of Danville's most popular restaurants moves from cramped quarters at the former Danville Hotel to a spacious new location but continues serving up delicious, high-quality sandwiches, salads and pastas.
( Photo: Lucasfilm Ltd)
'Star Wars' plot details reportedly leaked online
Hunt for Luke Skywalker supposedly central to new film’s plot, according to website.