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Category Archives: Retirement Planning
So let’s look at the pros and cons of some common options. Continue reading
Rather than to low-interest bonds and cash, why not shift towards high-yielding dividend stocks and real estate? Continue reading
Since prices for food and gas have increased two to five times in the past 35 years since graduating but average pay hasn’t even doubled, Dave’s classmates need to consider how inflation will impact the cost of living over the next 35 years, taking them to the average life expectancy at 65 of 85 for men and 88 for women Continue reading
Transitioning from working years to a stage of financial freedom requires more than a one-size-fits-all approach to the planning process. Continue reading
Of course, it’s going to be a different number for each of us and there are countless ways to arrive at a number that makes sense for your life so my goal here is to try to help you figure out a reasonable estimate of what you might need without having to run numbers on a spreadsheet or a website that may or may not be worth the time it takes to prepare the estimate. Continue reading
This week, I’d like to take a look at a few other ways you can use real estate to supplement your income by tapping into the equity you may have in the home you are living in right now. Continue reading
April 2nd is National Employee Benefits Day and this year’s focus for the IFEPB is to increase awareness of the retirement crisis. Continue reading
While it is unlikely that these provisions will be enacted anytime soon, it does raise the specter of possible changes in the future so it’s important to understand the short and long term ramifications for you and your retirement plans if they ever do come to pass. Continue reading