Predicting the Future May Be Dangerous to Your Financial Health The Best way to Predict the Future is to Invent it Yourself! The Jetsons Do you remember watching the cartoon classic “The JETSONS”? Who could forget that catchy theme song? “Meet George Jetson . . . His boy Elroy . . . daughter Judy . [...]
Can you Relax this Summer? An Investment in Knowledge, always pays the best Interest—Benjamin Franklin Most would agree that education provides us with greater insight, understanding, and choices. However, you may not have realized that just a little bit of financial education can help you relax the rest of the summer and beyond. The good [...]
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You don’t need to be understand the basics behind flying but you’ll need some guidance from a professional to grasp the finer points and nuances to the actual process. Believe it or not, there are a number of parallels between flying and retirement planning and that’s what we plan to tackle on this episode.
It’s easy to take shots at millennials and joke about many of the stereotypes that follow them around, but that’s not always fair. That younger generation faces many new challenges that weren’t around 15-20 years ago, and it makes it difficult to start saving and planning for retirement. We’ll address those issues in this episode.
When facing the decision to put a loved one into a nursing home, the last thing you want to be concerned about is their safety and security. That’s true of financial and physical health. There are some financial pitfalls that you need to know about so you can protect your family.
Inheriting a home can be major life change and it bring with it a number of decisions that need to be made. Depending on who else was included in the inheritance, you’ll have to figure out what you want to do with it. Every decision brings a different set of pros and cons so understanding those will help you determine what option is best.
One of the most popular retirement plans that people utilize is the 401(k). It’s often the easiest place to start when you begin saving for your future and a many times a employer will offer the option as part of a compensation package. The 401(k) definitely serves its purpose but there are some weaknesses that might make you look to other investment opportunities.
“Financial security” might mean different things to different people, but for nearly everyone, finding financial security is the most important part of their retirement plan. So, how do you define financial security?
It seems that people have different definitions of “safe money” as it relates to their savings. Let’s discuss some of those varying explanations of the term and why it’s an important conversation for any retiree or pre-retiree to have.