How Do You Find Partners to Invest in Real Estate?
August 24, 2017
A real estate investment partnership can work wonders, or it can be a nightmare. The challenge is finding the right investment partner. Find a real estate partner and there is a likelihood that you ca..
How Paying Off Your Mortgage Early Helps You Retire Sooner
July 28, 2017
It’s one of the most strongly recommended pieces of advice when it comes to early retirement strategies: You need to pay off your mortgage as soon as possible and become debt-free. While the benefit..
How Dividends Impact the 4 Percent Safe Withdrawal Rate
April 16, 2017
When I first started looking at planning for retirement and following personal finance blogs, I came upon the concepts of early retirement and the 4 percent “safe withdrawal rate.” I wonde..
Be Smart with Your Retirement: 4 Ways to Boost Your Nest Egg
March 14, 2017
This is a post from Pauline of InvestmentZen.com Sometimes, there seems like there is not enough money to do it all. Save for the next holidays, for a new car, to buy a house, send the kids to college..
4 Alternative Investment Options for Your IRA
January 13, 2017
Forbes published a story recently about a famous pianist who died and left her daughter a significant amount of money in her IRA. The daughter wanted to purchase real estate with the money she inherit..
Talking Retirement: How to Share Your Retirement Plan with Family
December 13, 2016
Planning for retirement can be a contentious issue – in large part because it brings up a lot of worries about both financial security and physical well-being – and this can cause people to avoid ..
Planning Your Retirement with Personal Capital
October 29, 2016
Personal Capital is a great platform for managing your finances, but when you look beyond the surface it offers so much more. It gives you the ability to keep track of all your financial accounts, and..
Bad News: You Will Absolutely Need to Save More to Retire Comfortably
July 19, 2016
Hello everyone, I hate to bring bad news, but there is something going on around you, something you may have missed until now, but it is something we absolutely can no longer overlook as responsible i..
How the Future Will Dramatically Change Your Retirement
July 16, 2016
500 years ago it took a century for significant change to occur. Today, meaningful change can occur in months. It will be our ability to grasp these changes that will radically affect our lives for b..
How an IRA Can Supplement your Social Security Income
June 23, 2016
Using an IRA to supplement your Social Security can improve the quality of your retirement, but there are some things you have to be aware of. Having an IRA can affect your benefits, but it will not r..
For a Prosperous Retirement Master the 4 Phases of Wealth
June 8, 2016
The massive baby boomer generation is retiring and preparing to retire by the millions. According to The AARP 8,000 people turn 65 every day in this country. The biggest generation might be ready to r..
How To Turn Your 401k or IRA Into a Paycheck Machine for Life
May 19, 2016
Since the early 1980s, 401(k)s and individual retirement accounts have become the dominant way that workers save for retirement. Yet many workers long for the days of traditional pensions when you cou..
How a Wealth Manager Can Help You Prepare for Retirement
March 16, 2016
We all want to live long, healthy useful lives. A solid retirement plan is one of the best means of achieving security in advanced age, and even sooner if one plans to build enough wealth to retire ea..
How a Company Like Procter & Gamble Can Set You Up For Retirement
March 10, 2016
As more and more people begin to enter their retirement years they are finding that generating income to fund their expenses can be very difficult. Before 2008, most retirees used a healthy dose of tr..
The Secret IRA Your Advisor Doesn’t Know About
February 18, 2016
Most investors mistakenly believe they have a “self-directed IRA” when in fact they really have a multiple choice IRA. You may self-direct your account as long as you buy stocks, mutual funds, o..
4 Killer Strategies You Need When Investing For Retirement
October 16, 2015
If you have researched investment options for retirement, you’ve certainly noticed the dozens of different strategies and ideologies touted by investment professionals. Too many confusing options an..
3 Things Every Adult Should do to Prepare for the Future
July 30, 2015
This could be a long list, but of course, this is a finance site. So, we’re talking about money. Being an adult has lots of ramifications. If you are in your second, third, fourth, fifth, (or more) ..
Early Retirement Extreme – Stop Working in Your 30s
July 21, 2015
How old are you? In your 30s? Poor you. Still, a long way to go until you finally reach your career goal: retirement!! Sure, work gives our life meaning and purpose. But wouldn’t it be great to slee..