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Can and Will You Retire in a Crisis?

Life is unpredictable, and there are a number of events that can impact our finances, from global pandemics to personal crises. And while adjustments sometimes may need to be made to get back on track, no one wants to put off an event like retirement because they feel forced to. It’s important to take stock [...]

2020-08-10T13:17:40+00:00August 10th, 2020|Retirement Planning, Economy|

3 Strategies for Creating a Solid Retirement Plan

A recent survey found that 54% of Americans say they’d like to continue working in retirement, while 40% say they worry they won’t be able to retire at all.[1] What they may not realize is that many older workers are forced to retire earlier than expected. A study showed that 26% retired earlier because of job [...]

2020-08-03T02:22:45+00:00August 3rd, 2020|Retirement Planning|

What’s Your Definition of “Winning” In Retirement?

Inside each of us lives some form of competitive spirit. Whether you are a “go for the throat” type of competitor or take a more passive approach, we all like to win. It’s not in our nature to enjoy losing; it’s probably some type of primal response left over from the caveman days. Whether you’re [...]

2020-07-10T20:44:12+00:00July 10th, 2020|Retirement Planning|

Technology and Human Interaction Play Important Roles in Retirement Planning

Bill Gates once said “technology is just a tool.” He was right, but maybe even he didn’t see just how effective that tool was going to be. Sometimes it feels like modern technology has transformed everything, to the point where the world you grew up in has nothing in common with the world today. These [...]

2020-07-03T16:46:03+00:00July 3rd, 2020|Retirement Planning, Lifestyle|

Don’t Let a Flat Tire Derail Your Retirement

When you’re cruising the open road, or when you’re stuck in traffic, there’s a good chance you’re listening to something. Maybe it’s your music, a podcast, someone talking to you on the phone, or maybe just some friendly conversation with your passengers. Now, next time you’re in your car, I want you to do yourself [...]

2020-06-15T03:32:26+00:00June 15th, 2020|Retirement Planning|

3 Retirement Rumors You Should Ignore

When it comes to money and especially retirement, there are many rumors that arise. It seems like people who don’t want to know the truth would rather just make something up and tell their friends. If you want to retire, however, you must learn to sort fact from fiction and good advice from the bad. [...]

2020-06-08T04:04:37+00:00June 8th, 2020|Retirement Planning|

Planning is the Key to Your Retirement Masterpiece

We all have retirement dreams and personal goals. For some of us, that means biking across Europe, or hang-gliding off the coast of Morocco. But for others, the ideal retirement may be more of an inward journey. There are plenty of closet artists, writers, and musicians out there who can’t wait to leave the daily [...]

2020-06-05T19:03:21+00:00June 5th, 2020|Lifestyle, Retirement Planning|

Market Ups and Downs and Your Retirement

The events over the last few months remind us that no one can predict the ups and downs of the stock market. While there’s abundant information out there to reference so you can make informed decisions, there’s also a lot of conflicting advice. Some argue for “timing the market,” but there is simply no way [...]

2020-05-26T02:12:19+00:00May 26th, 2020|Stock Market, Retirement Planning|

Will You Retire in an Uncertain World?

We’re living in unprecedented times, and the government is taking unprecedented actions to mitigate the damage done by the coronavirus. While strict measures like canceling events of more than 10 people, closing bars and restaurants, and restricting travel are meant to help from a public health standpoint, they’re also having a crippling effect on the [...]

2020-03-30T16:51:20+00:00March 30th, 2020|Retirement Planning|

Age Can Have Its Benefits

We typically don’t think of the word “aging” as having a positive connotation. It may bring to mind graying hairs, aching backs, and slowing down. But these things don’t always have to be true, and they don’t necessarily tell the whole story when it comes to getting older. In fact, in most cultures older people [...]

2020-03-20T19:47:04+00:00March 20th, 2020|Financial Planning, Retirement Planning|