Savant Blog

Savant offers perspective on a variety of topics. Entries range from current events to timeless insights in the world of finance and investments.

01 Oct
October 01, 2018

Social Security plays a key role in many Americans’ retirement plans. Understanding the benefits available in different situations is important, especially for women. According to the Social Security Administration, the median earnings for women are approximately 80% of men’s earnings.

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26 Sep
September 26, 2018

Did you know that women are more likely to give to charity, tend to give more to charity, and are more likely to volunteer compared to men?

Based on survey results published by Fidelity Charitable, women are also more likely than men to seek advice from professionals when making decisions about their charitable giving.

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27 Jul
July 27, 2018

It was the first year of my marriage in 1991 and I was driving home from work listening to a call-in program. The host asked listeners to give the best advice they had ever received to help them stay motivated. It could be for anything: setting goals, maintaining a healthy diet, exercising, having positive relationships, handling money, etc.

One of the callers offered that he followed the 6 F’s — Faith, Family, Friends, Fun, Fitness, and Finances.

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