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Up and Down Mountain Retirement

Retirement is thought to be a sort reward for working hard during all of those years. We accumulate savings so we can enjoy those final chapters in our lives without having to worry about money, as for the average person, money is a daily concern. 1,253 more words

Retirement Planning

Why "The economy, stupid" doesn't matter today.

When James Carville, Bill Clinton’s 1992 campaign strategist, coined this term it won Bill the presidency. The economy did dramatically improve albeit there were some ominous economic dips. 442 more words

Extra Money

The Japanese Stock Market Has Likely Peaked

Just look back a few days and see where I noted that all of Europe’s exchanges have gone into Bear Markets, which means that they are predicting Europe’s next recession, if it hasn’t already started, and now… 413 more words

Stock Market Investing

Women's Financial Legs in Retirement

You are saving money in your 401(k), 403(b), IRA or other retirement accounts so you can have an income in retirement. Unfortunately, “defined contribution” plans do not guarantee you a lifetime income nor do you get a guarantee against losses that were selected in your market investment choices. 1,425 more words

Retirement Planning

WSJ: Making Your Money Last: Two Contrasting Approaches

According to this article there are two contrasting approaches to retirement planning. They are called the “safety-first” and the “probability” approach.  

My understanding is that the safety-first approach is where a person figures out their monthly or annual expenses and then rations their nest egg by trying to meet this number they have calculated. 242 more words

Retirement Investing

The Most Valuable Investment Secret of All

I recently read this and knew I needed to share it with you…

“Today, I’m going to show you one of the most advanced investment skills you could ever master. 1,013 more words

Stock Market Investing

Retirement Income Funds – Guaranteed.

Retirement Income Funds are something of a misnomer as there are a host of ways to fund retirement income and a sea of choices. For the purposes of this article we will confine ourselves to ‘guaranteed’ vehicles-more specifically to Indexed Universal Life and Fixed Index Annuity products both of which come with differing guarantees as they are  both insurance products and, therefore, are backed by the insurance carrier underwriting the contract. 652 more words

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