Investments

Your Guide to Living Comfortably in Retirement

Your Guide to Living Comfortably in Retirement

A comfortable retirement. We all dream of having enough money to live the way we want in our golden years. Getting there is the tough part because nobody is really sure how much they need to put away. If there were a crystal ball of some sort that could tell us what our life span was going to be then […]






by February 20, 2017 0 comments Retirement
How Much Investment Risk Can You Handle?

How Much Investment Risk Can You Handle?

Risk tolerance. It is a vital component to investing. You could say the two go hand in hand with one another. The key to navigating the waters successfully is by understanding what it is and how much you are willing to take on. Investment risk works differently for each of us. That is because our financial situations and goals vary […]






by January 27, 2017 0 comments Investments
702 Retirement Accounts Explained

702 Retirement Accounts Explained

Saving for retirement is all about keeping as much of your money as feasibly possible. That means protecting it from being whittled away slowly by fees, penalties, and taxes. It is that last one that most of us have the toughest time avoiding. Yet, we sure do try to find new and creative ways to do it. In fact, some […]






by January 20, 2017 0 comments Retirement
What You Should Know About Annuities Investing in Retirement

What You Should Know About Annuities Investing in Retirement

Annuities represent one of the more reliable passive income revenue streams that you can incorporate into your financial planning strategy. They require that you put up an initial investment of capital — the larger the better if you want to see a robust return on your money. Annuities aren’t much different than any number of other retirement accounts where you […]






by January 12, 2017 0 comments Retirement
What You Need to Know About Inherited IRA Rules

What You Need to Know About Inherited IRA Rules

You spend so much time planning for retirement. You save to ensure a bright and stable financial future. Additionally, you make the right moves with the intention of spending all that money you squirreled away for your twilight years. However, you may be surprised at how many people leave money behind. They pass away with a considerable amount of cash […]






by January 10, 2017 0 comments Retirement
How to Build Your Own Real Estate Empire

How to Build Your Own Real Estate Empire

Building any kind of empire is no easy feat. It always starts with a strategy, a necessity for resources, and a whole lot of determination and hard work. Real estate is no exception in this regard, as every budding land magnate knows there is an immense amount of time, effort, and money required to get into this competitive and lucrative […]






by January 6, 2017 0 comments Investments
Inflation: The Complete Guide

Inflation: The Complete Guide

You probably hear the term “inflation” often.  You may know that the price of goods and services increase as a result of it, but do you know why it happens and what makes prices increase so significantly? If not, don’t worry, because you’re not alone. Ask anyone what inflation means and they’ll likely tell you it’s about a rise in the cost of […]






by December 28, 2016 0 comments Investments
How Much Money Do You Need to Retire Early?

How Much Money Do You Need to Retire Early?

Early retirement. How great does that sound? Just think about it – having the means and resources to quit your day job and bow out of the Rat Race much sooner than you expected. It’s a dream scenario that many of you likely play out in your heads over and over again, usually at your desk around 4pm on a […]






by December 17, 2016 0 comments Retirement
8 Investment Alternatives to the Stock Market

8 Investment Alternatives to the Stock Market

Who says the smart investors only play the Market? Those who really know how to make the most of their money will often turn to other avenues for increasing their wealth. Investing and risk go hand in hand, but sometimes it makes more sense to minimize those risks by avoiding any involvement in the Stock Market entirely. There are plenty […]






by December 14, 2016 0 comments Investments
How Much Should You Be Saving for Retirement?

How Much Should You Be Saving for Retirement?

How much money do I need to retire? The question we all wish we knew how to answer. The reality is none of us really knows how long we’re going to be around so planning ahead for a stable financial future is fraught with variables. Retirement planning is not just an issue of life span, either.  As we get older the […]






by December 11, 2016 0 comments Retirement