We have written several posts concerning the need to prepare for a much longer life than most of us are aware. Looking to the age that our parents were when they died, or our current ages does not help predict the longevity that we will likely have. More evidence of this fact was recently … [Read more...] about Good News on the U.S. Cancer Front
We have written a number of posts about the need to view our future with optimism. Frankly, it is a requirement to own shares in the great companies of the world known as stocks. This post attempts to provide a reality check against the ever-present negativity in the news with an … [Read more...] about Be Happy You’re Alive Now
Recently I came across an article in AARP magazine that highlighted 50 Great Ways to Live Longer. Many of the tips were related to your health and how to increase your chances of a longer life by eating well, exercising and taking better care of yourself. However, there were a few that … [Read more...] about Some Tips for Living Longer
My father worked very successfully for 30+ years at one company - MetLife Insurance Company - as was common for many of his generation. My mother now receives a monthly pension check from MetLife due to my Dad's productive working years and she will receive a pension check for the rest of … [Read more...] about What Happened to the Good Old Days of Pensions?
Retirement planning is an important process in determining how you will live your life after you stop working. In trying to best describe in a succinct manner how best to plan for that future, we have three main principles which we address to guide you. Work hard. The premise has been instilled … [Read more...] about Work Hard. Live Long. Plan Right.
What should investors do concerning the situation in the Ukraine? That depends. What does the current crisis in the Ukraine have to do with your ability to provide income for you and your spouse for the rest of your lives? We understand the difficulties that our clients and others have trying … [Read more...] about What should investors do concerning Ukraine?