fbpx

Month: November 2009

Having Enough Money for Retirement

Are you worried about having enough for retirement? You aren’t alone; the rich are worried, too. A recent survey shows that half of wealthy Americans consider their retirement planning an area of “high concern.”  An article by Tierney Plumb,...

TD Ameritrade Offers New Money Market Funds

KFG Clients all received information from TD Ameritrade today announcing that their current money market fund will be discontinued.  Now, you will have two choices for your cash account.  One is a new money market fund paying 0.05% and insured for up to $1 million. ...

What You Get From a Financial Planner

What exactly do you get when you engage a fee-only financial planner? This question seems so obvious that it is rarely asked, yet its answer is important. Fee-only planners, much like attorneys and physicians, are compensated for their knowledge and their services....

NFL Players Rarely Score With Money

For every story about NFL greats such as Roger Staubach and John Elway earning millions off the field after their football careers, there is a dark chronicle from the flip side.  Current and former players say money is one of the more taboo subjects in locker...

50 Balloons: A Guest Post by London Kahler

Renaye Kahler (my brother Dave’s wife) died on Oct 28, 2009 from a short illness with cancer.  Her funeral was Nov 2, 2009.  London, my daughter who is age 12 (who refers to Dave as “Uncle Ernie”), wrote the following on the eve of her Aunt’s...