Retirement

It’s Never Too Late to Plan for Retirement

It’s Never Too Late to Plan for Retirement

If you’re one of the 31 percent of Americans with no retirement savings or pension, then you may be feeling overwhelmed by the daunting prospect of catching up.

But don’t feel defeated or give up. &ldquo…

What to Expect When You’re Expecting Retirement

What to Expect When You’re Expecting Retirement

The face of retirement is changing and the American psyche needs to catch up! Perhaps the greatest disservice bestowed on our culture is the mindset created by advertisers, advisors, and individuals — the notion that retirement is a gray-haired…

IRA vs. 401(k) – What’s the Difference?

IRA vs. 401(k) – What’s the Difference?

So you’re planning for retirement — and feeling unsure about which product is the best vehicle to get you there. These days, few people have access to “defined benefit” plans like the pensions that may have guaranteed your grandparents a…

The Easiest Retirement Plan: Start Saving Now

The Easiest Retirement Plan: Start Saving Now

It's a new year and time for resolutions. You know you should be focused on saving money, including for retirement. Still, the whole notion of saving may be daunting when you've just finished draining your bank…

The Costs of Opening a Retirement Fund

The Costs of Opening a Retirement Fund

If you are interested in opening a retirement account, you probably want to know what it will cost you.

The components you need and will be paying for are as follows: a bucket, and a few interesting things to throw…

The Power of Compounding Interest

The Power of Compounding Interest

For most of us, planning for retirement wasn't a front burner item during our early working years. Consequently, as a financial adviser I often find myself telling people, "It's never too late to start doing…

5 ways to reduce financial stress in retirement

5 ways to reduce financial stress in retirement

Planning financially for retirement can seem like an impossible task at first. I can't promise that the following five ways will eliminate 100 percent of your financial stress in retirement or provide you total peace of mind but…