Retirement is a bittersweet time in a person’s life. People face the fear of boredom or loneliness without the schedule of going to work daily, but that is because they forget to acknowledge the possibilities of free time. Now that you are no longer in the work force, you can fill your days with creative and enjoyable activities. This is … Read more
It’s hard to believe but retirement, or at least the “permanent vacation” part of it can get kind of boring after awhile. That’s because it’s a natural part of the human condition to feel wanted, to matter, to live a life with some sort of purpose. That’s why many older people, some long into their retirement, are going back to … Read more
Using a financial advisor to help you plan your investments, banking, insurance policies and retirement plans is a great way to get professional advice and peace of mind. However, putting your money and financial future into the hands of a financial advisor requires trust and confidence. You want to make sure you find the best fit for you, your money … Read more
Managing your personal finances should not include a scream right out of a Halloween horror movie. If bills, receipts and mail seem to pile up, and you are not sure how much money you have in your checking and savings accounts, you could probably use some budgeting advice. Take a look at these budgeting tricks and treats, and keep the … Read more
The downward spiral of our economy, coupled with the threat of dried-up Social Security funds is pushing us to think of retirement, both on a deeper level and at an earlier age. What sorts of things should you keep in mind as you ponder the thought?