The Case for Women Working Past 65

The median retirement age for an American woman is 62. The Federal Reserve says so in its most recent Survey of Household Economics and Decisionmaking (2017). Sixty-two, of course, is the age when seniors first become eligible for Social Security retirement benefits. This factoid seems to […]

By |2018-06-18T15:35:13+00:00June 18th, 2018|General Tips|

Watch for These Insurance Blind Spots

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No insurance policy will protect you from everything. Even the most comprehensive umbrella liability policy has its shortcomings. A good auto, homeowner, or renter policy will insure you against what the carrier believes to be common threats. There are other risks, however, that you might need […]

By |2018-06-13T17:26:24+00:00June 12th, 2018|Insurance Tips|

What are your retirement needs?

When you talk with traditional financial planners, this will almost always be the very first question out of their mouths.
It seems like a fair question.

But is it really the right question?

I don’t think it is. In fact, the question itself raises a number of other questions we […]

By |2017-07-05T19:31:11+00:00June 15th, 2017|Blog, Designed To Fail|

Uncle Sam is feeling the squeeze

Uncle Sam is feeling the squeeze.
The most recent U.S. Treasury Department monthly statement revealed a troubling trend.

Revenue is falling.

In the report for the period ending Feb. 28, total federal revenues came in at  $3.275 trillion. This was 1.1 percent lower than the $3.31 trillion reported for the same period one year ago. It […]

By |2017-07-05T19:31:36+00:00April 18th, 2017|Blog|