A retired couple enjoying the sunset while on a boat

Make Sure Your Money Lasts Through Retirement


Thousands of people retire every day, either stepping away from long-term careers or downshifting into either full retirement, a second act that pays less, perhaps a fledgling business idea, or a passion project that pays nothing at all. Retirement is… Continue reading

Deciding when to retire during inflation can be scary

Help! I’m About to Retire and Inflation Scares Me


Picking a date to retire is a big decision, even in the best of times. What does one do in an environment of rapidly rising inflationary pressures? After all, being retired means living on an income that is likely to… Continue reading

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Six Steps to Building an Effective Financial Plan


A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline, as the saying goes. So what does your dream of retirement life look like, and I mean really look like? Making a commitment to your retirement goals requires getting… Continue reading

sign with "retirement ahead" written on it

5 Practical Steps Toward a Secure Retirement


Back in 2006, a couple of U.S. Senators took it upon themselves to create a national retirement security awareness week, set for the third week in October. As you can imagine, the intervening twists and turns in the stock market… Continue reading