1. Is America’s Retirement System Failing You?

    Does this sound familiar?  Thousands of Baby Boomers rushing into retirement each and every day...pensions underfunded all over the country...Americans living longer and pushing the retirement system to its threshold...you get the drift, right?  The American retirement system is under duress and is causing problems for thousands of people.  And although we have seen plenty of press and media co…Read More

  2. Investing In The Stock Market In Retirement

    So, you've retired, huh?  Now what?  Should you keep all of your money in the stock market?  How much risk should you really be taking?  Better yet...how much risk can you truly afford to take?  If history has taught us anything about investing in retirement, having too much risk at the wrong time can be completely devastating.  Just ask some of the thousands and thousands of people who lost…Read More

  3. Do You Have a Plan for the Next Market Crash?

    The current S&P 500 bull market run we are in now will grow to be seven years old if it reaches March of 2016.  That would officially make it one of the top three longest bull runs in American stock market history (if it makes it there, of course).  As thousands and thousands of people are rushing into retirement each and every day, the message is simple: "When it comes to the stock market, …Read More

  4. Remaining ‘Status Quo’ In Retirement – Good Idea or Bad Idea?

    "Status Quo" is a term that is often thrown around for a variety of things.  At its core definition, it means "the existing condition or state of affairs."  We commonly use it as a phrase to insinuate that we are just going to keep things the same or choose not to change the methodology in which we have always done something.  And while this is fine in terms of the route you take to work or chu…Read More

  5. CD Buyer’s Guide to Safe or Safer Alternatives

    Do you have money in CDs?  Have you used CDs over the years to protect your money?  If you answered 'YES', then you will want to keep reading.  As you already know, CD rates over the years have gone into the gutter.  It has been almost ten years since CDs were a viable option for your money.  I know that many of you have held on in hopes that rates will come back.  Unfortunately, if you have…Read More

  6. Four Investment Myths That Could Affect You During Retirement

    With so many different methodologies and investment philosophies out there today, it is important to sort out the good advice from the bad.  Many investors might experience "decision paralysis" when presented with all of the different options they have available to them.  Do you hire a broker or a financial planner?  Commission-based or fee-based?  Should you have your money in the stock marke…Read More