In past conversations with you, we’ve been known to take aim at the media. That’s because bad things tend to happen to your personal wealth if you read, watch, or… Read More
Is Social Security Going Bust?
In planning for retirement, one topic is often top of mind: What if Social Security goes bust? As we covered in a related post, Social Security Planning: A Balancing Act,… Read More
7 Big Financial Mistakes to Avoid for Small Business Owners
Having a marketable idea or set of skills is essential to owning a successful and prosperous business. However, it’s just not enough to ensure good financial health. Like anything else… Read More
Retirement Planning in Houston: An Essential Guide
Did you know that the average retirement lasts around 25 years in America? Imagine the preparations you’d need to make to live without your primary income for 25 years. The… Read More
7 Ways to Derail Your Investment Portfolio
Your investments are properly managed by experts in a well-constructed and diversified portfolio and you are saving at the appropriate rate for your financial goals. You are all set, right? … Read More
Spending Money and Spending Time: Getting a Handle on Both for a Successful Retirement
When planning for retirement, we frequently think about how much money we should have saved, where we would like to live, and at what age we would like to retire…. Read More
Market Timing – What if We Had a Crystal Ball?
What would happen if we could actually time the market and know ahead of time when the lowest point would be to invest? That’s the question that market analyst Nick… Read More
Annuities: Are They a Good Move?
Is an annuity a good move? It’s very confusing to determine fact from fiction with the plethora of information written about annuities on the internet. Like most everything else in… Read More
Should I Keep my Money in the 401(k) or Roll it Over to an IRA?
After many years of saving to your company retirement plan, you finally see the light through the end of the tunnel. Retirement is near, and there is no shortage of… Read More
Disability and Life Insurance for Your Adult Children – How Does That Affect Your Retirement?
You’ve done a good job of saving money over the years by watching your budget, living within your means, investing your money carefully, and putting in place risk management strategies… Read More