June 9th, 2016

Retirement Planning Blindspots

We all have a vision of the way retirement should be, yet it helps to plan for retirement with some pragmatism. Fate may alter the course of our retirement in unanticipated ways. As we plan for the next act of life, we may want to think about some life and financial factors that are often … Continue reading “Retirement Planning Blindspots”

April 26th, 2016

Reducing the Risk of Outliving Your Money

What steps might help you sustain and grow your retirement savings? If your retirement lasts 20, 30, or even 40 years, how well do you think your retirement savings will hold up? What financial steps could you take in your retirement to prevent those savings from eroding? As you think ahead, consider the following possibilities and realities.

February 17th, 2016

Avoiding the Pain

There’s no question that we experience emotional pain and anxiety when our portfolios are losing money due to market downturns. Behavioral scientists tell us that we feel losses twice as keenly as positive returns. Other than selling at the wrong time and locking in losses, how do we make these downturns less painful?