Category Archives: Retirement Planning

Elite Schools (and their high tuition) Overrated? Yep!

Parents certainly don’t want to deprive their children of the chance to succeed. This feeling, this urge seems especially acute in this day and age of economic struggle, with the middle class being squeezed into oblivion. As August approaches, a number of my parental peers are facing big college tuition bills for their children, some […]

Is 10 the Magic Retirement Number?

According to a Lincoln Financial Group study, a 10-times assets-to-income ratio is a guide that can help people determine how they can be better prepared for retirement. In other words, if you are earning $100,000 per year, you need to have $1,000,000 in assets for a comfortable retirement. Understand that this is a guide and […]

Bull, Bear or Bewildered?

As we look at the economy, we now realize there are more than just bull and bear investors. There are bulls, bears and the bewildered. MetLife states that there are actually 10 types of investors. Here is their list: Snoozers – People who don’t think about future risks at all. Active Resisters – People who […]

Financial Advisor Barbie? Not Quite, but She May Want to Speak With One

If you’ve been following the celebrity gossip pages lately, you couldn’t have missed all the news about Barbie and Ken. It’s been a busy year for America’s favorite dream couple. This past Valentine’s Day, Ken successfully wooed Barbie back into his arms after spending seven years apart—all it took was a multimillion dollar advertising and […]

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