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Retirement Investment Advice

A. asks from Dallas

My husband's job offers the Fidelity Advisor SIMPLE IRA and so I wanted advice from you smart mommas on if this a good way to save for retirement. Thanks, we're new ...


Need Easy to Read Guide for 401K Info, Roth Iras, Etc

S.J. asks from St. Louis

My husband for Christmas would like a book or guide explaining the difference between all the available investment possibilities, most notably Roth IRA's, 401K, etc. ...



J.G. asks from Chicago

Do you really try to save for retirement? Or do you put off saving to buy things in the NOW? I have a friend whose kids want for nothing. They must own over 200 mo...


Savings for Junior

A.E. asks from Minneapolis

Hello, Supermoms! My hubby and I have received some cash gifts for various occasions since our boy was born. We've just been tucking them in his "piggy bank" so fa...


Tax Question:

M.K. asks from Los Angeles

Tax season is here and for the past couple of years, I haven't gotten any $ returned. Every paycheck I get, I have about 25% taken out and I thought that would be en...


Does Anyone Else Really Miss Their Kids While at Work?

C.C. asks from Chicago

I work full time - corporate job downtown with a 2 hour commute. I leave my kids at home with a babysitter, but I miss them so much each day. I try not to think abo...


Took in 2 Grandkids Full Time and Living on Fixed Income - Help

N.Y. asks from Dallas

Hi moms, I have some friends who have taken in their two grandchildren to care for full time. They are living off their retirement savings and now have expenses such...


Retirement. Say It Ain't So!

R.X. asks from Houston

I just went to a retirement savings seminar last night. The presenter said you will spend more money when you retire. His premise was with more time on your hands you...


My Husband Is in Finance. He Is Brilliant. Lost His Job in 2011.

H.K. asks from Missoula

Started his own mutual fund. Told me "all will be fine", "we might struggle for a few years". Well, now it's 6 years later. He went through his entire IRA. 600,00...


Coping with the Financial Ruin and Illness of My Mother - Advice Please

M.S. asks from Chicago

My mother is/was very reckless and impulsive with her money, especially with regards to real estate - buying and remodeling various properties. She made a very good i...