Expenses That Can Disappear During Retirement


There are plenty of expenses that you’ll have to worry about in retirement. With the cost of healthcare and entertainment, along with travel expenses generally rising in retirement, just to name a few, it can be reassuring to learn that there’s a few areas where you might save some money in retirement. In fact, here’s [...]

Expenses That Can Disappear During Retirement2018-10-30T13:28:00-05:00

Rules of Retirement to Consider


We’ve followed rules our whole lives. Whether it was listening to your teacher when they instructed you to raise your hand before speaking, your parents rule of looking both ways before you cross the street or being taught to stop at a red light when you finally learn how to drive, rules are everywhere. But, [...]

Rules of Retirement to Consider2018-10-16T01:38:39-05:00

Catching a Retirement Curveball


As I’m sure we have all learned by now, life is unpredictable. Life throws you curveballs, and sometimes those curveballs might affect your retirement plans. But, by staying ahead of the game and being prepared, you can help to secure your retirement plans no matter what life throws your way. Catching a retirement curveball starts [...]

Catching a Retirement Curveball2018-10-02T04:06:20-05:00

Start Your Retirement Off on the Right Foot


Retirement planning can be stressful because there are a lot of things to keep track of. One of the steps that often gets overlooked is announcing to your employer that you are going to retire. This may require writing a letter to explain your plans and goals for the future, while also choosing a date [...]

Start Your Retirement Off on the Right Foot2018-09-17T18:41:19-05:00

Playing Retirement Catch Up


Retirement planning shouldn’t start when you turn 65. In fact, the earlier you start planning, the better. Unfortunately, most people hold off on thinking about it as long as possible. If you’re in your 50’s, now is a good time to catch up on the years you might have missed. When you reach the age [...]

Playing Retirement Catch Up2018-09-10T17:20:49-05:00

Don’t Forget Your Retirement Planning Basics


In the olden days, retirement planning used to be much easier. You worked hard and for long enough to be eligible for a pension, saved a little along the way, and were well taken care of by the government. Nowadays, retirements last longer than ever and many Americans are struggling to save enough in order [...]

Don’t Forget Your Retirement Planning Basics2018-05-09T20:11:22-05:00

What Role Does Social Security Play in Your Retirement Strategy?


More than likely, Social Security will represent a portion of your monthly retirement income. But, how big of a role will it play in your overall retirement strategy? According to a recent survey performed by The NHP Foundation, 62% of retirees who’ve created a budget stated that Social Security income will contribute to at least [...]

What Role Does Social Security Play in Your Retirement Strategy?2018-05-09T20:19:44-05:00