Life Changes

Investors see worse returns during the periods surrounding both marriage and divorce, according to a research paper published by the Social Science Research Network this month. The research found that the annualized alpha, a measure of performance on a risk-adjusted basis, of younger fund managers fell nearly 16 percent during a divorce, while that of …

The modern woman is well educated and more likely to be a key financial contributor, if not the main breadwinner, for her family than in previous decades. However, despite earning more money and controlling more wealth, many women fail to adequately save for retirement. A recent study by Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies found that only 29 …

What happens to your digital assets when you’re no longer around to manage them? Left without a game plan, a lifetime’s worth of online files and accounts becomes inaccessible, creating incredible stress for already bereaved family and loved ones who are left to settle an estate. Email accounts, digital purchases, bank and brokerage accounts, social …