Giving money to your grandchildren today can make a long-lasting financial difference in their lives and provide estate-tax benefits in yours.
Here are three ways to get started: 3 Ways to Invest Now in Your Grandkids’ Future
You spend a lot of time in your car. Taking care of your automobile and protecting yourself and your family while you’re driving is a must. Follow this month-by-month calendar to help prevent costly breakdowns and stay safe on the road. June Auto Safety Tips
Never have regrets. That’s easier said than done — unless you’ve always protected your home and its contents from fire, floods, high winds, thieves, burst pipes and other potential disasters. Maintenance is key. Use this month-by-month guide to safeguard your home year-round. June Home Maintenance Tips
Use these tips to keep your finances on track throughout the year. June Money Tips
Equity markets around the world were startled by a string of weaker-than-expected U.S. economic data (culminating in Friday’s poor U.S. jobs report) and renewed fears of a wider European financial crisis.
While the early-year reads on the economy were strong, it now appears that an unusually mild winter pulled activity forward. At the same time, safe-haven government bonds of developed countries across the world rallied to record lows. The yield on the 10-year Treasury touched 1.437% this morning, the lowest yield in the history of the United States. For the week, the 10-year yield rallied 0.28% to close at 1.46%. Germany also witnessed a record low yield on its 10-year while the yield on a two-year Swiss bond is -0.38% (i.e., investors are willing to pay 0.38% for the Swiss government to hold their money). One for the Ages: Markets Down More than 6% in May (published 6/1)