Blog Archive: July 2019

Travel On The Cheap: See The World After 65?

Travel On The Cheap: See The World After 65? By Benzinga Cancun. Paris. The Adirondacks. All fabulous destinations waiting for discovery.  According to the AARP, seniors will be hitting the road in record numbers. As of 2017, 99 percent of... Read More

Should You Move Away When You Retire?

Should You Move Away When You Retire? By Benzinga As you already know, retirement involves a considerable shift in thinking about money. It’s inevitable this may involve a change in living arrangements. Here are some things to consider when... Read More

Should I Trade Futures To Prepare For Retirement?

Should I Trade Futures To Prepare For Retirement? By Benzinga If your 401(k) or Roth IRA isn’t performing well, you may be tempted to consider an alternative investment strategy. Futures trading is predicated on two goals: hedging against... Read More

Get Rid Of The Guilt! It's Okay To Spend Money After You Retire?

Get Rid Of The Guilt! It's Okay To Spend Money After You Retire? By Benzinga The response to retiring should not be to live as a pauper. Instead, seniors have to make smart choices about their money and their overall quality of life. Some of these... Read More

Financial Independence Retire Early (FIRE) Movement: What You Need To Know?

Financial Independence Retire Early (FIRE) Movement: What You Need To Know? By Benzinga Millions of Americans are unhappy with their current jobs. They feel unfulfilled, work too many hours, and do not make enough money. A small group of people is... Read More

Analysis of the Economics of Early Social Security Withdrawal

Analysis of the Economics of Early Social Security Withdrawal Deciding whether or not to take the early withdrawal of social security at age 62 can be difficult. If you need this income at 62 to fund your retirement the decision is fairly... Read More

To single mothers who need to salvage their 401k's...

To single mothers who need to salvage their 401K's... Four Easy Ways To Salvage Your 401K Dear Single Mother, It's not easy working long hours and raising kids on your own. You worry about making ends meet and putting food on the table. Things... Read More

How Raising Your Money IQ Can Give You A Richer Retirement?

How Raising Your Money IQ Can Give You A Richer Retirement? Dear Hard Worker, We don't know enough about money. Credit card companies, banks and other financial institutions have kept us in the dark. The less we know the more money they make off... Read More

To 30 Something Married Couples

To 30 Something Married Couples... How to Stop Your 401K From Being Eaten By The "Hannibal Factor" As I sat and watched "The Silence of the Lambs", my skin crawled. Hannibal Lector toyed with Clarice Starling like a doll. Despite a strong FBI... Read More

The Nervous Retiree

The Nervous Retiree Retire Fast. "Bob" Like most of you during my working years I planned and saved for a comfortable retirement. There is no shortage of resources available to help with retirement planning. Numerous books, financial... Read More

Are you committing any of these retirement sins? If you are they can cause your retirement plans to fail.

Are you committing any of these retirement sins? If you are they can cause your retirement plans to fail. Dear Hard Worker, As I sit here looking at the blue skyline, townhouses are being built across the street. Builders are working frantically... Read More

How To Stop The "Pension Pirates" From Stealing Your Retirement?

How To Stop The "Pension Pirates" From Stealing Your Retirement? You're sitting on the deck of your retirement yacht as it sits in the dock. You've got plenty of retirement money below decks in a company pension chest. You already know what your... Read More

How to Escape The 5th Ring Of Financial Hell?

How to Escape The 5th Ring Of Financial Hell? Did you know there are 5 rings of financial hell? These "401K Killers" stop you from building your retirement nest egg. The first four lead you down a slippery slope to the 5th ring. If you don't get... Read More

The "Red Zone" 401K Game Plan To Score in Retirement

The "Red Zone" 401K Game Plan To Score in Retirement You're under the center with 2:00 minutes to go. Your team needs to march 94 yards and score the winning touchdown. Your opponent is lined up in a potent defense. You've been behind the whole... Read More

Why 20% of Top Earners Get More Out Of Their 401K Plans?

Why 20% of Top Earners Get More Out Of Their 401K Plans? We all hate it when someone is getting what we're not. Go ahead you can admit it. None of us likes it when someone is using or doing what we are, and getting more out of it. They're no... Read More

How to Grow A Strong 401k For Your Retirement?

How to Grow A Strong 401K For Your Retirement? I've always been amazed with roses. Compared to other flowers they're brighter, more colorful and stay around longer. I learned later on that it takes four crucial elements for a rose to grow. These... Read More

The "Toddler's Secret" For Building a 401k

The "Toddler's Secret" For Building a 401K How my 5 year old taught me a simple secret for building a fat 401k. Dear Hard Working Parent, Okay, folks. This may seem nuts, but it's true. When you think of a five year old, what comes to mind? I... Read More

How to Get a Guaranteed Lotto Ticket for Life?

How to Get A Guaranteed "Lotto Ticket" For Life! You go into your local grocery store and plop down two bucks for a lotto ticket. That Saturday you hit the big one! You make your way down to the lotto office and work out guaranteed payments for... Read More

The Tax-Free Security Blanket For Your Child's College Fund

The Tax-Free Security Blanket For Your Child's College Fund Will you ever forget the first time you held your child? As you looked into their eyes you promised to take excellent care of them. The nurse handed them to you in a soft security blanket.... Read More

The "Blue Grass" Retirement Haven You Don't Know About?

The "Blue Grass" Retirement Haven You Don't Know About? Imagine a place where you can rent floating cabins, fish all day for perch or shop till you drop. As you walk through town you're surrounded by Victorian and Colonial style homes with a median... Read More

How to Build a Retirement You Can Fall In Love With?

How to Build A Retirement You Can Fall In Love With? Dear Friend, Do you remember the first time you fell in love with your spouse? I have a friend of mine who says, "I don't care what you say, you never forget your first love!" Man was he right.... Read More