Read This Before You Hire a Financial Advisor

Read This Before You Hire a Financial Advisor

Q. Why do all the places that say we can help you manage your money, but the first thing they want you to do is sell all your investments and buy theirs? How can I choose someone to help who won’t put their commissions first? — Investor A. There are many...
Filing for Social Security Survivor Benefits

Filing for Social Security Survivor Benefits

Q. My husband passed away and I was unable to draw on his Social Security benefits because I was under 60 and not disabled. When I turn 60, how much of his Social Security benefits will I be entitled to and how will that affect my future Social Security benefits?—...
How the Veterans Exemption Works

How the Veterans Exemption Works

Q. I was informed by my Army buddies that New Jersey will be reducing my property tax by $3,000 because of my veteran status. Is there any truth to this? As I am already receiving a $250 deduction, will I have to re-apply to receive the larger benefit or will it...