What matters is if you are concerned

Commentary: This week’s article highlights a Harris Poll that showed “workers who have been laid off or had their hours reduced amid the pandemic are particularly concerned about their future.” “70% say they are worried about running out of money in retirement, 61%...

No, the Tax Laws have Not Changed

Commentary: We’ve been receiving calls from people thinking that somehow, with the election having just occurred, there are tax law changes that have already been enacted, or that 401(k) and IRA money is slated to be taxed. No, the Tax Laws have not changed. From time...

Ideal Retirement

Commentary: Simultaneously with thinking about where to put hard earned savings in order to obtain an income you can’t outlive in retirement, it may interest you to read a new U.S. News analysis compares the 150 largest metropolitan areas in the country as potential...

Don’t give up and call yourself retired

Commentary: Above all else, don’t give up. This week’s article tells us that when it comes to retirement planning “It’s “entirely understandable to be both intimidated and frustrated by all the challenges you might face, particularly with respect to...

Identify the Risk in Dollars

Commentary: This week’s article tells us that “managing your risk constitutes a major element of your financial plan”, and that risk includes items such as your life in addition to your home. Life insurance can be viewed as insurance to replace lost earnings, to...

Financial Literacy for our Children

Commentary: Research has shown that one of the roadblocks seniors face in setting aside adequate savings needed to retire is the financial help that their adult children may unexpectedly need. One way of working to reduce those occasions where financial assistance is...