For most people, it is not hard to come up with ideas for New Year’s resolutions—things like starting an exercise program, eating healthier, reading more books, or getting more sleep. The key is knowing HOW to make those things happen.
To live an abundant retirement lifestyle, you can no longer rely solely on a company pension plan or Social Security.
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…
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.
Having met with thousands of individuals during the 25 plus years of my career, I have noticed most people tend to make similar mistakes.