Archives for August 2015

Financial Health Series: Episode 4 – The 5 Ways People Lose Money (Saving for College) I was recently interviewed by Gary Collins, creator of the Primal Power Method, for a video blog series he is doing on financial health. Gary created the Primal Power Method to help people make educated decisions concerning their health. The Primal Power Method focuses on nutrition and Read More >

Will Future Tax Rates Sabotage Your Lifestyle in Retirement?

According to the Employee Benefit Research Institute, approximately 42% of Americans in the private sector (i.e., non-government workers) are covered by a defined contribution plan such as a 401(k) or IRA. For many that contribute to these types of retirement plans, the primary benefits are the perceived tax savings Read More >

Can You Really Retire on 60% of Your Current Income?

The Social Security Administration reports that when you retire you will be able to get by on 60 to 70 percent of your present income. We completely disagree. We believe there are few people who will be able to retire on 2/3 of what they have a hard time living on while they are working. One major problem with the idea Read More >

Can Your Retirement Savings Survive Another Market Crash?

You might think the answer to that question depends on how much time you have before you retire, and in a way, you’d be right. Conventional wisdom states that the younger one begins saving for retirement, the more time they have to recover from a loss or multiple losses. However, the truth is you can never recover what Read More >