Monthly Archives: November 2013

Financial Illiteracy – The Odds Are Stacked Against Us

It’s no secret that financial service companies spend billions each year marketing and selling their products and services.  There is nothing surprising or wrong about this.  However a recent study by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau compared how much is … Continue reading

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What’s your 401 (k) IQ?

Five Questions to Ponder Since the advent of the 401 (k) many decades ago, our economy and society have been moving toward self reliance in retirement.  We are more on our own than ever before.  Last week we wrote that … Continue reading

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Do I Need a Financial Planner?

It’s not your father’s retirement any more!  Generally speaking, gone are the days you worked for the same company a long period of time, got the gold watch, and collected a pension during your retirement years.  Today many things are … Continue reading

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