Social Security: File Early of Later?

For millions of us, a monthly check for the rest of our lives has real meaning. We’ve paid into the system for years and for better or worse, we want our promised benefits. I have no idea if you consider yourself a “senior”. As I was passing through middle age, a “senior” was someone with …

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What Happens Next?

My Comments: The United States, despite it’s claims to be a peace loving nation, finds itself confronting nations across the planet on an almost daily basis. In just the Middle East, we have many thousands of troops and Navy personnel stationed within a few hundred miles of Iran. That includes at least 8 surrounding countries. …

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This Is US! Happy New Year!

Thinking about the passage of time can be mind boggling. As we move into the next decade, I encourage you to read this article to put tonight’s event into perspective. Ethan Siegal \ December 31, 2019 \ https://tinyurl.com/wvjykqd Our Universe has been around for 13.8 billion years since the Big Bang. This timespan is so …

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Happy Holidays!

Investing Money – 2020 Outlook At A Glance – The new age of uncertainty

Most people, especially those accumulating money to use in retirement, wonder how the financial future is going to play out. I want to be absolutely clear that I have no clue. That being said, I tend to rely on those whose job it is to make predictions, whose resources are global, and whose track record …

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Expecting a Market Downturn? Follow the “Noah Rule”

My Comments: Readers of my posts know that most of them share ideas first articulated by others. This one got my attention since I had never heard of the “Noah Rule”. Early on, once you get past the definition, it becomes obvious that for too many of us, the rule should apply to a great …

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4 Critical Mistakes About Money in Retirement

OK, no one likes to make mistakes. As we journey through life, and make mistakes from time to time, we tend to learn from them and not make the same mistake again. At least that’s the plan. Retirement, however, presents us with challenges we’ve not had to face before, and sometimes, we realize too late …

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