Category Archives: Retirement Planning

How To Factor Health Care Risks Into Your Retirement Plan

Many of us have been impacted by having to care for a parent or loved one due to health issues, myself included. Here we’re going to discuss health care costs beyond whatever is considered “normal” today. There is no question … Continue reading

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10 SCARY RETIREMENT STATS

These 10 stats could motivate just about anyone to make retirement planning a priority, according to a recent article in ThinkAdvisor.  They extracted the 10 statistics from the National Association of Government Defined Contribution Administrators, Inc. (NAGDCA) that they believe rank highest … Continue reading

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Pump Up Your Social Security Income

Here is an interesting strategy to increase your Social Security benefits from Investor’s Business Daily: Social Security: Spousal Benefit Boosts Your Check BY PAUL KATZEFF, INVESTOR’S BUSINESS DAILY 07/17/2015 05:38 PM ET   One of the most appealing strategies for receiving your … Continue reading

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10 Things to Know About Money After 50

Enclosed is a recent article in its entirety with input from your’s truly.  It was written  by Rebecca Reisner, an editor for Businessweek.com, and her writing has appeared in Discover, The New York Times, The Daily News, and The Hartford Courant. … Continue reading

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What We Worry About: Top Three Financial Worries People Have

The number one worry is unlikely to surprise anyone reading this blog, and that is retirement. According to a recent Gallup poll, “A firm majority of Americans, 59%, are worried about not having enough money for retirement, surpassing eight other financial matters.” … Continue reading

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7 Ways To Unknowingly Sabotage Your Retirement Income And How To Avoid Them

It’s no secret we are facing a retirement crisis in our country.  We’ve written a number of times on the subject, including the staggering statistic that 71% of middle-income people don’t have a written retirement plan.  In particular small-business owners … Continue reading

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