According to a Bankrate.com poll (click here) 36% of Americans of all ages have not begun saving for retirement—including a rather shocking 25%+ of the 50-64 year-olds surveyed. Of course there are many uncontrollable reasons why people are financially unprepared—losing their job to the recession, an obsolete skill set, disability or runaway medical expenses. ButContinue reading>
Moneylogue [mu-nē-log] (n.) blog, writing or speech about money; story in which money contributes largely to the plot, themes, and character development.
Your financial life makes an indelible mark on your personal life. It should tell a story that YOU ARE THRILLED TO LIVE.
We have become an “I’m right and you’re wrong” world. Local, national, global government and religious factions fight over beliefs and faith. The pathway for negotiation and reconciliation is being squeezed shut—there are no happy faces, no successes and no progress. Just more and more anxiety and nothing progresses. It has become a stalemate ofContinue reading>
Walking through the airport in mid-August, I was surrounded by swarms of families saying their goodbyes as their teenagers embarked for their freshman college experience. Lingering hugs and tears—parents sending kids off to their next chapter, with lots of fears, hopes and unknowns ahead. I could empathize with them (been there, done that.) It’s aContinue reading>
At 40, Derek Jeter will retire after 20 years of professional baseball, taking with him five World Series rings, fourteen All-Star appearances, five Gold Gloves, five Silver Sluggers, two Hank Aaron awards and the Yankees’ all time hit title. All lame Ford commercials aside, Derek, on the field, stands for giving 100% of yourself toContinue reading>
The first half of 2014 is over and we can look ahead with great expectation to the second half of the year. No, that doesn’t mean your investment portfolio will rise (or that you’ll hit the lottery). It means that you have the opportunity to focus on the issues you value that you can control,Continue reading>