Are We Entering the Roaring 20’s Round 2?

While no one knows what this decade will bring, we might look to history for some insight. One hundred years ago, America was reeling from the Spanish Flu and uncertain economic prospects. At the time, many may have been pessimistic, but then we entered the Roaring 20’s. While there is much uncertainty now, we may [...]

2020-07-30T00:08:09+00:00June 29th, 2020|Economy|

3 Ways to Stay Safe As We Get Back to Normal

America is starting to reopen, but that doesn’t mean the threat of the coronavirus is gone. While we can all be thankful for looser social distancing measures, it’s still important to think about safety. Here are 3 ways to stay safe as we get back to normal. How Are You Traveling? Riding on a bus [...]

2020-07-30T00:09:28+00:00June 26th, 2020|Lifestyle|

3 Strategies for Creating a Solid Retirement Plan

The past few months have caused many to worry about their financial future, and some may assume they can recoup their losses by delaying retirement or working in retirement. A recent survey found that 54% of Americans say they’d like to continue working in retirement, while 40% say they worry they won’t be able to [...]

2020-07-30T00:09:17+00:00June 22nd, 2020|Retirement Planning|

3 Things to Know Before Making Summer Travel Plans

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in many things, including canceled trips. Americans are now wondering about summer travel plans, and if it’s wise to make them before the country fully reopens. Just because everything isn’t completely back to normal yet doesn’t mean you can’t or shouldn’t take a vacation this summer – even if it [...]

2020-07-30T00:08:54+00:00June 19th, 2020|Lifestyle|

Can and Will You Retire in a Crisis?

Life is unpredictable, and there are a number of events that can impact our finances, from global pandemics to personal crises. And while adjustments sometimes may need to be made to get back on track, no one wants to put off an event like retirement because they feel forced to. It’s important to take stock [...]

2020-07-30T00:08:39+00:00June 15th, 2020|Economy, Retirement Planning|

What to Know Before Returning to Normal

The good news is that you survived the worst of the coronavirus pandemic, and the bad news is that it’s not quite over yet. For those who are returning to the workplace, restaurants, and socializing again, it’s an exciting time – but also a time that requires caution. Americans age 50 and older are considered [...]

2020-07-30T00:07:58+00:00June 12th, 2020|Lifestyle|

3 Things to Know If You Plan on a Late Retirement

Retirement isn’t what it used to be: It’s typically longer and more active. Not everyone’s retirement will look the same, and not everyone’s has to. Maybe you’ll transition to part-time before fully retiring, or maybe you’re looking forward to a second career doing something you love. 86% of Americans in their 50’s say they’ll work [...]

2020-07-30T00:07:39+00:00June 5th, 2020|Retirement Planning|

3 Things to Know About Covering Healthcare Costs In Retirement

Consider that the average 65-year-old couple retiring today will need an estimated $363,946 to cover their healthcare costs in retirement, and this does not include long-term care costs.[1] Many people assume that Medicare will cover all of their healthcare needs, but Medicare is neither free nor comprehensive healthcare coverage. There can potentially be many out-of-pocket healthcare [...]

2020-07-30T00:07:19+00:00June 1st, 2020|Healthcare|
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