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“Celebrity” Financial Advice: Really Worth ALL the Hype?

“Celebrity” Financial Advice: Really Worth ALL the Hype?

In this day and age, when financial advice is pretty easy to come by, one could make the assumption – at least logically – that retirement investors should see an uptick in their success ratios, as far as hitting their financial targets. Yeah, I know. That’s not even close, in reality. Of course, many reasons […]

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Taxes, Politics, and Your Retirement Income

Taxes, Politics, and Your Retirement Income

At some point in the very near future, tax rates are likely to increase for all of us – rich, poor, and the famous middle class, alike. Okay, I must admit I’m not expecting everyone to agree with me on this one. For one thing, most of us don’t consider ourselves rich. Besides, politicians on both […]

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Don’t Box Me In- Stop Letting Others Make You into Who THEY Want You to Be

Don’t Box Me In- Stop Letting Others Make You into Who THEY Want You to Be

| November 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

There’s a quote that has been going around for a while by the incomparable Bill Cosby. I don’t know the secret to success. But I do know that the secret to failing is trying to please everyone. ………. You can say that again, Mr. Cosby. Whether we want to admit it or not, we all […]

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There’s a 3rd (Little-Known) Approach to Investing

There’s a 3rd (Little-Known) Approach to Investing

Many Americans are under the wrong impression that when it comes to accumulating retirement money, they have only two basic choices: (1) directly dabbling in the stock market or (2) using fixed-interest instruments like CDs or bonds. Obviously, investing in the stock market comes with the possibility of making a boatload of money, but also […]

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Rule of Thumb: A Good Way to Make Nonessential Estimates

Rule of Thumb: A Good Way to Make Nonessential Estimates

But a Terrible Way to Plan Your Retirement. So, how much income, as compared to today would you need in retirement? I know, I know. That’s such a basic question. But if that’s the case, then why do the vast majority of Americans think they’re doing fine until they actually retire? The simple answer: most […]

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Remain Humble, Or Get Checked

Remain Humble, Or Get Checked

| August 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

There’s a lot to be said about remaining humble the higher your star rises. Watch the video below then read on.      Here are my three tips for keeping it humble: Don’t get so wrapped up in your own media & hype that you forget who you are. It’s tempting to want to pat […]

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Shattering the Myth of Stock Market “Recovery”

Shattering the Myth of Stock Market “Recovery”

From time to time, when investors whose nest eggs are invested in the stock market experience decreases in the value of their portfolios – by virtue of market drops -, many in the financial industry invoke the myth that investors needn’t fret because the market (and their investment portfolios) will recover from those “temporary” dips. […]

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FACT: There’s ABSOLUTELY NOTHING Wrong With the Stock Market

FACT: There’s ABSOLUTELY NOTHING Wrong With the Stock Market

Maybe this doesn’t apply to you, but it is an understatement to say that most retirement investors are worried – and nervous – because they just don’t know if the stock market is going or coming! If this generally describes you, know that I’d feel exactly the same way too (if not worse), if I […]

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Volunteering for Non Profit Boards

Volunteering for Non Profit Boards

| May 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

Volunteerism in itself is a commendable public service for it takes dedication and a selfless spirit to want to give of our precious time for the sake of helping others. Serving on a non-profit board can be personally and professionally rewarding, as well. This is why understanding and knowing the policies and mission of the […]

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FINALLY – An End to the Worry about Outliving Your Retirement Income

FINALLY – An End to the Worry about Outliving Your Retirement Income

Running out of income in retirement is the number one fear of American retirees – more so today than at any time in our history. But that is completely mind-boggling because – believe it or not – this issue is one of the easiest retirement worries to overcome. Really!  It is as simple as attaching an optional mechanism […]

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