1. Can You Buy An Annuity With Your IRA Or 401(k)?

    If you have an IRA or 401(k) plan for retirement, you may be wondering if you can buy an annuity with those saved funds. We’re here to tell you that is absolutely possible, and that you do have the ability to move your IRA or 401(k) — completely tax-free. Our financial advisors at Income For Life have years of experience helping connect individuals with their ideal plans for retirement. One of…Read More

  2. 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

  3. Underestimating What You Need In Retirement

    As thousands of baby boomers rush into the retirement system each and every day, the easy retirement income planning in Dallas you hoped for can be a tough task.  After all, people have worked a lifetime in most cases to accumulate what they have, and never before now have they had to attempt to develop a plan that will help them spend some of their savings. Need help with finding a retirement st…Read More

  4. Can You Retire Early?

    Many people across the nation are considering whether or not they can afford to retire early.  Most people tend to focus on the big picture when considering whether or not retirement is an option, when in reality it's all of the small risks that they need to make sure they have a handle on.  Having a lot of money saved for retirement in IRA's, 401(k)'s and other savings accounts is all fine and …Read More

  5. The Correlation Between Gambling and Investing

    Have you ever gambled at a casino and felt the sheer emotional excitement that winning brings?  On the flip side, how you ever lost money and felt the dejection that ensues? What about the stock markets?  Do you feel the same way when a stock appreciates and makes you money AND feel the same dejection when it loses money? Many forms of stock market investing are being influenced heavily by gambl…Read More

  6. What Was Once Old Is Now Becoming New Again

    Have you ever heard the phrase "What was once old is now becoming new again"?  Of course you have. We all have heard this at one time or another. A perfect example of this came to me through our 12-year-old daughter when she came running up to my wife and I at an electronics store and was BEGGING for us to buy her this 'really cool' camera called a Polaroid.  My wife and I listened with smiles o…Read More