The only certainty in life is that there will be uncertainties. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t create a plan to address them. Retirement shouldn’t be a time of anxiety or worry; it should be a time when you feel financially secure and can enjoy the money you’ve worked hard to earn for decades. The [...]
For much of your life, you’ve focused on your career, your family, and the future. Now is the time to shift your focus onto yourself. With more free time to pursue the things you love and perhaps some new activities, you can “reinvent” yourself in this next phase of life after many years of hard [...]
We’ve seen the stock market rise to record highs recently, but how long can this last? 54% of American investors see the stock market heading for a crash, according to a recent Allianz survey. There are a few reasons why we could see a market correction soon, including the Delta variant and higher inflation. Are [...]
Almost everything we do has some type of a process or warm-up routine. From playing golf to driving a car, every activity has certain steps that should be taken before you begin. Take for example a pilot performing their pre-flight routine and inspections. They walk around the entire plane looking for any visual problems on [...]
Do you ever feel like you live in a completely different world than you did 20 years ago? It’s worth thinking about how different it will be in another 20 years. Beyond cultural and personal changes, we could see major economic changes that could affect us in retirement. It’s always worth knowing what’s going on [...]
The Social Security trust fund is now expected to be depleted by 2034, according to a recent report from the Social Security and Medicare trustees. That’s one year earlier than they reported last year, and the pandemic is to blame. Less was collected in payroll taxes when unemployment was high, and more people claimed benefits. [...]
You might be surprised how much inflation can nibble away at your retirement nest egg over time if you aren’t prepared. As America’s economy reopens, we’re seeing higher inflation rates, and this unwelcome surge should prompt retirees to consider the threat it could pose to their financial security.
If you’ve been watching tennis, you may be interested to know that about 12% of U.S. tennis players are between 45 and 55, and 11% are 55 and older. There are many sports that you can enjoy and excel at in your 50s and beyond. Plus, regular exercise could help you stay active for longer [...]