Tag: retirement planning

Would you invest in a Tontine (If it Was Legal)?

The Tontine sounds to me like the premise for an all-star senior citizen action-comedy: You make a bargain with a group of people to purchase an annuity. You split the purchase price and the annuity payments amongst the group. As members die off, the remaining members get larger and larger payments, until there are no living …

What we’re reading 7-24-15

Here are the things we’ve found interesting or noteworthy this morning: A Programmable Thermostat Can Save You Money, But Only if You Know How to Use It-True story: My husband gave me a programmable thermostat as his first Valentine’s Day gift to me, explaining that it was really romantic because it gave us extra money for …