Life insurance is one of the most valuable and versatile assets a pre-retiree or retiree can have. Yet not only do people tend to question whether buying life insurance is a worthwhile expenditure, they’re also intimidated when it comes to purchasing it. Yesterday’s show helps listeners understand why they should consider life insurance, how life…

Read More

The wealthiest investors I have worked with have larger Roths or larger post-taxed accounts than they have in qualified, tax deferred accounts.  The “Tax Time Bomb” is something you hear me talk a lot about at my seminars and on the radio.  We are trained to put as much money as we can away as…

Read More

There are some things that just go together. Like peanut butter and jelly. Cookies and milk. How about retirement savings and risk? Now that combination sounds the alarm for many people. But do you really know how much risk is in your portfolio? Do you know what would happen to your savings if interest rates…

Read More

In the investment community, all eyes are on inflation this year. Economic analysts at Merrill Lynch anticipate further tightening in the labor market, to the tune of 3.9 percent unemployment by the end of 2018. Along with the tightened labor situation, they also expect personal consumption expenditure (PCE) inflation rising to 1.8 percent by year…

Read More

In retirement….rate of return actually ends up being the SECOND most important thing that you need to worry about. What is the FIRST? Find out by watching the video below in this weeks “Dollars & Sense” segment. I will explain how investing during your working years can be drastically different than investing during retirement.  

Read More

Who will be affected by the new tax legislation that went into effect Jan. 1? That is a question many are asking. While “everyone” is likely to see some changes, here’s an idea of how many people fell into each income group. In 2015:1 About 1.4 million Americans accounted for the top 1% of income…

Read More