HOW MUCH DO YOU SPEND ON HEALTHCARE?

HOW MUCH DO YOU SPEND ON HEALTHCARE?

Healthcare costs have been going up for a long time. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services reported annual health spending – healthcare paid for through private health insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, or out-of-pocket spending by businesses, households and...
Imagine Life After Earned Income!

Imagine Life After Earned Income!

What is “Retirement.” We all do different things in retirement, but we all end up similarly retired. What does the word even mean? The Oxford Dictionary defines retirement as: “the action or fact of leaving one’s job and ceasing to work.” And that is the core...
Are You Retiring From or Retiring To?

Are You Retiring From or Retiring To?

Everywhere you turn there is another article on “Retirement.” But, what is retirement? Can we really speak of Retirement as a singular thing that we all experience? The Oxford Dictionary defines retirement as: “the action or fact of leaving one’s job and ceasing to...
How Long Do You Want to Live?

How Long Do You Want to Live?

In 2013, the Pew Research Center asked Americans about the ideal lifespan. More than two-thirds (69 percent) gave an age between 79 and 100. Four percent wanted to live to be anywhere from 101 to 120, and another four percent wanted to live beyond 120. It’s...
Retirement Requirements.

Retirement Requirements.

For a number of years, policymakers have been focused on finding ways to help Americans become better financially prepared for retirement. Studies have found having access to payroll-deduction retirement savings plans at work makes it 15 times more likely Americans...
Retirement Security: It’s in Our Hands Now

Retirement Security: It’s in Our Hands Now

In a white paper published on 10/18/17, the United States Government Accountability Office (U.S. GAO) calls for a comprehensive re-evaluation of our nation’s retirement system. Retirement security is something Americans are universally concerned about. Even my clients...