Monthly Archives: June 2013

Reassessing Retirement Assumptions

What makes financial sense for some baby boomers may not make sense for you.  There is no “typical” retirement. Many baby boomers want one and believe that they will have one, and their futures may indeed unfold as planned. For … Continue reading

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Training Wheels

Remember when you first started to learn to ride a bike and your parents installed training wheels so you won’t take a hard spill? The reaction to Bernanke statement reminded me of that experience. For almost four years the “training … Continue reading

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The Annual Financial Check-Up

Don’t ignore it. Here’s why. Here’s the scenario … you get a card in the mail, one of those little reminders that tells you it’s time for your annual financial checkup. Your reaction: I’ll take care of that later. Here’s … Continue reading

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A volatile week at last

The media continues to amaze me by comparing opinions based on current perceptions of a scandal to George Orwell’s novel Nineteen Eighty-Four. If they are monitoring my phone calls I hope they had plenty of black coffee to help stay … Continue reading

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How Do You Know When You Have Enough to Retire?

There is no simple answer, but consider some factors.  Provided by Brie Horigan  You save for retirement with the expectation that at some point, you will have enough savings to walk confidently away from the office and into the next … Continue reading

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Where do we go from here?

The old adage of sell in May and go away did not pan out for the bears. May was positive and June is starting out the same. It is important to evaluate what our game plan is for the summer … Continue reading

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