Mind your Money

Morningstar Announced 2013 U.S. Fund Manager of the Year Awards

Morningstar announced the nominees for its 2013 U.S. Fund Manager of the Year awards. The
awards acknowledge managers who not only delivered impressive performance in 2013,
but who have also delivered excellent long-term risk-adjusted returns, and have been
good stewards of fund shareholders' capital. To recognize outstanding fund managers
each year, Morningstar selects leaders in five strategies: domestic stock,
international stock, fixed income, alternatives, and allocation.

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Mind Your Money, Session 4

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

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Mind Your Money, Session 3

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

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Mind Your Money, Session 2

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

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Mind Your Money, Session 1

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Visit our Mind Your Money pages for more information about this series or contact mym [at] hmcpl [dot] org to register for this event.

BrokerCheck

BrokerCheck is a free tool to help investors research the professional backgrounds of current and former FINRA-registered brokerage firms and brokers, as well as investment adviser firms and representatives.

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6 Tips for Women Who Want to Retire

For many women, retirement isn't the relaxing haven it's cracked up to be. Because women earn less over their lifetime than men, they tend to have less saved. Women also live longer than men, which means their savings needs to stretch longer. According to a 2012 Government Accountability Office report, 12 percent of women age 65 and older are living in poverty, compared with only 7 percent of men. For divorced and widowed women in the same age group, the poverty rate is higher, at 21 and 15 percent, respectively. Read more »

TheMint.org: It Makes "Cents" for Kids!

 

A few words about themint.org

Launched in 1997, the site provides tools to help parents as well as educators teach children to manage money wisely and develop good financial habits: the building blocks for a secure future. Given the current rate of savings and debt in America, this is a lesson that desperately needs to be learned. Read more »

For military families: a roadmap to less stress about money

Feeling a bit stressed when it comes to money?  Nearly two thirds of the U.S. military families feel the same way.  Good news: you can reduce your stress!  Military.com recently published this roadmap to working your way through your financial worries. Read more »

MyMoney.gov

MyMoney.gov is the U.S. government's website dedicated to teaching all Americans the basics about financial education. Whether you are buying a home, balancing your checkbook, or investing in your 401(k), the resources on MyMoney.gov can help you maximize your financial decisions. Throughout the site, you will find important information from more than 20 Federal agencies and Bureaus designed to help you make smart financial choices.  One featured article titled My Money Five is summarized below. Read more »

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