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David Lerner Associates: Credit Card Debt on the Rise in America

David Lerner Associates: Credit Card Debt on the Rise in America

06/23/2016 - Even though America's economy is in somewhat better condition now, studies show that credit card debt is at the highest level since 2008. Based on data from the Federal Reserve, outstanding credit card debt is set to hit $1 trillion in 2016. This indicates that consumers are reverting to pre-recession spending patterns.

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David Lerner Associates: College Students Personal Finance Grade a C or WorseDavid Lerner Associates: College Students Personal Finance Grade a C or Worse

06/21/2016 - In a LendEDU study of 455 college students, 59% rated their ability to manage their money and their finances at a C grade or worse. The survey posed 25 questions to the students, covering how they felt about their financial knowledge to spending habits, budgeting, and saving.

David Lerner Associates Long Island Police Appreciation Run Has Raised More Than $300,000 for the Police Crisis Fund Over the Past 25 YearsDavid Lerner Associates Long Island Police Appreciation Run Has Raised More Than $300,000 for the Police Crisis Fund Over the Past 25 Years

06/20/2016 - David Lerner Associates has organized the Long Island Police Appreciation Run, along with the Greater Long Island Running Club, since its inception in 1991 and has raised more than $300,000.

David Lerner Associates: Why the 4 Percent Rule No Longer WorksDavid Lerner Associates: Why the 4 Percent Rule No Longer Works

06/16/2016 - For decades Americans have calculated their retirement saving needs on the 4% Rule - if you can withdraw 4% of your retirement fund per year, there's every chance you'll have enough money for your golden years. That rule was calculated on interest rates much higher than we're seeing now, and it's proving to be not so reliable for people who will retire in the future.

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David Lerner Associates: The Retirement Spending SmileDavid Lerner Associates: The Retirement Spending Smile

06/22/2016 - Most people assume that once you retire, your spending pattern will be the same year-to-year. Research has shown that this, in fact, is not the case. Two studies came to the same conclusion. We spend more at the beginning of retirement and again towards the end. The graph of a retiree's spending pattern looks like a big smile.

David Lerner Associates: How to Fix Your Retirement PlanningDavid Lerner Associates: How to Fix Your Retirement Planning

02/22/2016 - Retirement planning can be an activity that if done right, could provide a much needed comfort zone post-employment. However, there are some pitfalls and definite ways to do it wrong. Here are some of the major errors that are made in the planning process, and how to correct them.

Rethink Your Retirement StrategiesRethink Your Retirement Strategies

01/07/2016 - One important area of your financial well-being you should be thinking about in January is retirement. The good news is that Americans saved more in 2015 - 5.1% up from 4.6% in 2013. The bad news is that less of this money went to retirement funds.

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Women's Financial Literacy

David Lerner Associates: US Not in Top 10 for Basic Financial Literacy TestDavid Lerner Associates: US Not in Top 10 for Basic Financial Literacy Test

04/05/2016 - When it comes to managing our personal finances, it appears that Americans could use a little help. In a recent global quiz, Americans did not even make the top 10!

David Lerner Associates: The Key to Understanding Your FinancesDavid Lerner Associates: The Key to Understanding Your Finances

02/24/2016 - Fortunately, understanding your finances is not as daunting as it might sound. It comes down to understanding some key elements, definitions, and numbers that make up the sum total of your financial life. Here are the things you'll need to know in order to get a good picture of your fiscal health and help you understand your finances.

David Lerner Associates: Smart Financial Advice for Female Entrepreneurs David Lerner Associates: Smart Financial Advice for Female Entrepreneurs

10/20/2015 - Although there have been some real advances for women in the workplace over the past decade, there are still challenges. One way to circumvent these challenges is to start your own business.

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