Should I Get a Reverse Mortgage?

Should I Get a Reverse Mortgage?

I Sign the Line & Get a Big Pile of Money – How Bad Can it Be? Many retirees in need of fast cash are asking themselves, “Should I get a reverse mortgage?” If you’re in this boat, it may be interesting for you to know that reverse mortgages have actually been...
3 Strategies to Save More for Retirement

3 Strategies to Save More for Retirement

The 3-Pronged Approach to Save More for Retirement I don’t know about you, but I like looking at goals from all perspectives and going after them on multiple fronts.  If you’ve set a goal to save more for retirement, you can definitely take a multi-pronged approach. ...
A Simple Household Spending Plan to Save More for Retirement

A Simple Household Spending Plan to Save More for Retirement

“I’m Too Busy to Plan for Retirement” Like all of us, you’re busy.  Retirement is a fuzzy, distant event that has nothing to do with running the kids to lacrosse practice or to dance lessons while making sure family members with five different schedules can get a...
Choosing a Retirement Plan for Independent Contractors

Choosing a Retirement Plan for Independent Contractors

You Have Great Options! According to a recent Forbes article, 13% of the US workforce now consists of independent contractors.  And this percentage will continue to grow, both as employers remain reluctant to add permanent headcount and employees seek more flexible,...
5 Strategies to Avoid Outliving Your Money

5 Strategies to Avoid Outliving Your Money

Throw the Old Retirement Rulebook out the Window The rules for retirement are changing.  In reality, retirement as a life-phase is a relatively new concept when looked at in the context of all of human history. According to a recent Merrill Lynch publication, from...
From Millennials to Boomers – What to Do NOW for Retirement

From Millennials to Boomers – What to Do NOW for Retirement

It’s Never Too Early to Start I’m an active participant in several online Q&A forums.  A common question is, “Am I on track for retirement?”  The question gets asked most frequently by people in their 50’s and 60’s; however, some participants in their 30’s and...

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