Catey Hill, Moneyish

Catey Hill


New York, NY, United States

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Past articles by Catey:

I’m 53, have $1.4 million in my 401(k), $150,000 in savings and my home is paid off — can I afford to retire?

Hello Catey, I am a 53-year-old woman who is looking to retire within the next 18 months. I currently have a home that is paid for, which I plan to use as a... → Read More

I’m 33, and my fiancée and I plan to save 20% of our $195,000-a-year income. Can we afford to retire before age 60?

They already have $800,000 socked away — but they hope to retire in New York City. → Read More

I’m 53, have $1.4 million in my 401(k), $150,000 in savings and my home is paid off. Can I afford to retire?

Outside of that home, my assets are $150,000 in cash savings and $1.4 million in my 401(k). Whenever I am in the U.S., I plan to work jobs that provide a small income with insurance to offset my expenses until reaching Social Security eligibility. → Read More

I’m 53, have $1.4 million in my 401(k), $150,000 in savings and my home is paid off. Can I afford to retire?

She also plans to travel the world for a few years → Read More

We’ll retire at 60 with about $2.5 million and want to ditch high-tax California — but still want great year-round weather. Where should we retire?

This couple seeks a place with a vibrant classical music scene where they can also do some gardening. → Read More

‘Both are horrible’: Internet hotly debates this video of a man seemingly ‘punching’ the reclined seat of a woman in front of him on a flight

41% of people believe it’s rude to recline your seat on a flight → Read More

1 in 5 people making more than $100,000 a year are still living paycheck to paycheck

And that doesn’t bode well for their retirement savings → Read More

I’m 40, will get a pension and have $60,000 saved for retirement. Should I borrow from it to pay off $17,500 in credit card debt?

Dear Catey, I am a 40-year-old law-enforcement officer and hope to retire in 13 or 14 years. At that time, I will have 30-plus years on the job with a pension giving me 70% of my current income with a cost-of-living annual percentage increase around 2% or 3%. Additionally I have a little over $60,000 in a 457(b) plan. But I also have $17,500 in credit card debt with interest ranging from 9% and… → Read More

‘I couldn’t have this kind of tranquility in the U.S.,’ says retiree who left Seattle for an Italian village, where you can live on $3,000 a month

The pros and cons of living in the Le Marche region of Italy → Read More

This three-digit number predicts how likely it is that you’ll get divorced

And it’s not easy to talk about. → Read More

This is the only generation less prepared for retirement than they were even two years ago

The slacker generation is slacking on preparing for retirement. On Thursday, financial firm Fidelity Investments released its biennial Retirement Savings Assessment, which looks at how ready Americans are to retire. Overall, the average American saver has “steadily improved their retirement readiness over the last 15 years to have 83% of the income Fidelity estimates they will need over the… → Read More

The No. 1 thing people with fat savings accounts scrimp on that you likely don’t

New research shows that more than four in 10 people who are saving a ton for retirement are slashing this essential expense. → Read More

My retirement income is $95,000 a year, and I want a walkable, affordable beach town to spend the winter. Where should I retire?

Dear Catey, My wife and I are 58. She will retire at 62 and I at 67. Our annual retirement income at 67 will be approximately $95,000 from Social Security, pensions and investments. We would like to find an affordable, friendly place to rent during the winter months, that is warm and as close as possible to the ocean in the good ‘ole United States of America. We plan to pay off our home in the… → Read More

I’m 38 with $315,000 saved for retirement, but have $30,000 in debt. Should I lower my 401(k) contributions to get rid of that debt?

Added wrinkle: He has two kids, which makes it hard to pay down the debt → Read More

The world’s trust in the U.S. just hit a ‘record low’

The best — and worst — countries, according to a new U.S. News & World Report study. → Read More

2 gorgeous countries with ‘high quality’ health care — where you can live on less than $2,500 a month

It can be hard to find affordable living and quality health care → Read More

Why this state is the No. 1 place in America to retire

Plus, 3 affordable — and fabulous — spots to retire in the state → Read More

Bow down! The No. 1 money secret dominatrixes know — and you should too

Plus, what the world of BDSM can teach you about getting ahead at work. → Read More

How to handle your money like a dominatrix

Whip your finances into shape. When money writer Lindsay Goldwert began interviewing dominatrixes for her new book, “Bow Down: Lessons From Dominatrixes on... → Read More

The No. 1 ‘soft skill’ you need to compete in today’s job market

Creativity counts. And it may help you more than many skills succeed in today’s job market — at least according to career site LinkedIn, which examined data from its users, as well as more than 20 million job postings, to create its list of the most in-demand jobs skills for 2020. Creativity topped the list of the most important soft skills for 2020, as it did for 2019, with LinkedIn noting that… → Read More