The Most Overlooked Issue In Retirement Planning

My Comments: I’ve written life insurance policies on men, women and sometimes children for over 40 years. In almost every instance, objectivity was hard to come by. The idea of death is difficult to talk about, especially when it’s about your death, or those you love. As I’ve aged and come to terms with my …

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Planning for Retirement: a Checklist Approach

My Comments: Some of us are organized and some of us are not and the rest of us are 'sorta/kinda' organized. I’m in the 'sorta/kinda' organized group. I am, however, heavily invested these days in teaching others a process to follow when thinking about their future retirement. I’ve created an internet school called Successful Retirement …

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Successful Retirement Secrets™

My Comments: I am now among the ranks of internet publishers! Almost four years in the making, Successful Retirement Secrets is an internet course that teaches a system to help you process retirement information. The goal is to arrive at retirement ready with enough resources to live your life to the fullest with a minimum …

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History says the bull market is ending

My Comments: Paranoia is an elusive thing. Just because you’re paranoid, it doesn’t mean there’s no one out there intent on putting you down. It’s much the same with the stock market. Just because we’ve not had a market correction now for almost nine years, it doesn’t mean there is one just around the corner. …

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A Majority of Working Americans Are Completely Wrong About Social Security

My Comments: The first monthly Social Security income benefit ever paid was to Ida May Fuller on January 30, 1940. Today, some 77 years later, it is a critical income source for millions of Americans. This article by Sean Williams confirms the role Social Security plays in the lives of millions of Americans, and I’m …

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“I am a Democrat in rural, red-state America. My party abandoned us.”

My Comments: As we come to terms, from either perspective, with the idea of Donald Trump for the next four years, it helps to better understand how he won the election, if not the popular vote. This understanding is critical for those of us who are by nature more liberal than those who will be …

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Will Trumpism Outlive Trump?

My Comments: Before you criticize me for posting what appears to be a political comment, consider what I think is the takeaway phrase from the following dialog: “Trump doesn’t matter, Trump’s voters do”. There’s a reason there are so many pissed off people on both sides of the Atlantic. And unless and until our elected …

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