You’ll Never Get ‘There’ When It Comes To Your Finances

My Comments: It really helps to sometimes see life from 50,000 feet. This article does that for me. We get caught up in the crisis of the moment, which happens all the time. And depending on our age, we focus on what we need to do today. My focus is helping people create a worry …

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3 Things That Affect When You Should Apply for Social Security

My Comments: This was clearly written by someone not yet fully versed in the subject. He’s young with expertise in picking stocks for future gain. Unfortunately, this is typical of what a reader finds when searching for ideas about their retirement and how to make critical financial decisions. There are far more than 3 questions …

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5 Facts You Didn’t Know About Retirement

My Comments: For those of us who preach retirement planning, much of this is old hat. But for those of you just starting to get serious about thinking retirement, these are all valid concerns. But before you rush out and spend money, you need to better understand how you want your life to play out. …

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The Ten Best Personal Finance Resolutions for 2019

My Comments:  As always, this is when I try to identify and make a list of things I want to do in the coming year. And as always, I might get one done but by the end of January, it’s all in the rear view mirror. But that doesn’t mean new year’s resolutions are a …

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Change Is Coming To The Retirement Landscape

My Comments: Thinking hard about your future retirement can be painful. But unless you want your later years full of unwanted stress, you need to spend time thinking about it. This is a rather technical overview for those of you not afraid of change and how it might affect your life going forward. November 1, …

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The death of our Siemens factory is the result of another Trump lie

My Comments: What is described here is gut wrenching for me. Much of that is because the Democratic Party was, and perhaps remains, tone deaf to the malaise that gripped working people across the country as we approached 2016. As before, we cannot remake the past, only influence the future. My efforts to make positive …

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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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