Which OS do you use the most?
These are the most popular operating systems from 2009 to 2021 (computer, phone and console OS)
This video shows the market share of popular operating systems used in popular devices like computers, phones and gaming consoles. Before this period Windows held a monopoly of the market for almost two decades with a 90% market share.
Online Tools Help Prevent Investment Fraud
Investing your money is a big commitment and nothing is worse than finding that you’ve fallen victim to investment fraud. The best way to make sure that your money is safe is to check the validity and security of all investments before you commit-no matter how good or credible they seem. The Financial Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and the Security Exchange Commission (SEC) provide user-friendly online tools that you can use to check the authenticity of your stockbroker and the investment opportunity.Filing For Bankruptcy – How Retirement Accounts Are Affected
It appears these days the average age of retirement has risen. Where once people decided to hang up their briefcases in their mid-fifties, people now are working up to the age of seventy, and often even longer than that. This may happen out of necessity or because people simply want to work and enjoy the interaction and activity – whatever the reason, the work still allows one to save money in a 401k in the event one does decide to retire. What if, however, a person experiences financial difficulties that result in filing for bankruptcy? Will all that hard-earned money disappear to satisfy debts, leaving nothing for the future?What to Do If You Start Saving Late For Retirement
According to a 2009 study by the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, 51% of early boomer households face a retirement with lower living standards. Most experts attribute this phenomenon to a failure to save properly. While it’s true that most of us could do better on the saving front, that horse has left the barn so to speak. Here’s what to do when you realize your savings/investments cannot properly support your own fast-approaching retirement.Real Estate Is Always An Investment – Always Treat It As Such
Real estate is usually one the first and largest investments that a person usually makes in their lifetime, and we should always remember that it is an investment, first and foremost. When purchasing real estate, one should always remove any emotion as far away from the transaction as possible. In order for real estate to be a profitable investment, one needs to know as much about the mechanics of the transaction as possible.Should You Delay Taking Social Security?
The media is currently buzzing about how you should delay taking Social Security until age 70 in order to maximize your monthly benefit. Let’s examine a fairly typical retiree and determine if it pays to postpone receiving Social Security checks. However, we’ll include a factor that is rarely considered – the time value of money.