What role does Social Security play in your retirement planning?
Category: Food for Thought
Questions and thought provocation
A Reminder to Diversify Your Portfolio
The debt limit discussions a few weeks ago serve as a good reminder to diversify your portfolio and investments.
New Year, Same Goals?
Now is a good time to make sure all your financial goals are set and your beneficiary info is updated.
Thinking of Downsizing in Retirement?
There’s a lot to think about when downsizing. Make sure you’ve done your research so that your downsizing goes smoothly and doesn’t become costly.
Thinking About Stocks Held in Traditional IRAs
Some things you might want to think about if you plan on using stocks to fund your RMDs.
Is Your Home Worth Investing In?
A house isn’t the investment it used to be. You will need to think long and hard about whether it’s really worth putting money into.
Money Doesn’t Always Equal Happiness
Just because you have a huge nest egg in retirement or lots of money saved up doesn’t always mean you’ll be happy. Do what makes you happy with it.
The Lump Sum Option
Taking a lump sum buyout or payout from a pension plan can be a huge decision. Here’s what you need to think about.
Could You Handle Inflation in Retirement?
Inflation is really hurting Americans right now–both retired and those saving for retirement. Are you ready for it?
Saving vs. Investing
Answer should be a combination of both.