Retirement planning involves an analysis of the various choices you can make today to help provide for your financial future. To make appropriate choices, you need to predict–as well as you can–your future economic circumstances.
Saving in your 401K can be an easy and painless way to build your retirement savings. Because it’s so easy and painless, it can also be ignored for long periods of time, which often leads to mistakes like…
Knowing whether or not to accepts a company buyout is tough. There are so many variables to take into consideration, with the biggest being if you take the buyout, can you stay retired without the fear of ever running out of money?
The mutual fund industry has a nice image of low fees and good returns, but what will you find when you look deep inside the mutual funds books?
I play tennis and have for many years. I also have a very competitive nature and really hate to lose, especially when I believe I “gave” a match away; that I made too many mistakes.
Since much of the country has recently spent a lot of time watching the Weather Channel and getting a refresher on how hurricanes work, it’s the perfect opportunity to see what we can learn about retirement planning from a discussion about hurricanes…
Most of us know it is smart to save money for those big-ticket items we really want to buy, a new TV, a car, how about a house? You may not realize that probably the most expensive thing you’ll ever buy in your lifetime is your retirement.
You’ve probably heard of the Robin Hood story. He’s the one who takes from the rich and gives to the poor. That sounds great unless you are the one he is taking from!
Take out a dollar bill from your wallet and look at it. Now take out a second dollar bill and look at it. They look pretty similar, don’t they? They spend at the grocery store the same.
We’d all like to be able to hit home runs, but the truth is that there just aren’t that many home run hitters out there, even at the pro levels.