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Month: December 2011

Unexpected Early Retirement

Retirement is a word I’ve tried to purge from my vocabulary. Few people really know what it means anymore. Instead, I like to think of retirement as being a stage in life where you get to choose what you want to do, when you want to do it, and with whom. It can also...

Forbes; Financial Planners Need Advisors

“I need to share a secret with you: financial advisors aren’t perfect.” That’s how financial planner Tim Maurer opens an article published online in Forbes on December 7, 2011. He goes on to explain that “anyone trained to be an advisor in the...

Here Are 7 Investment Behaviors To Avoid

If you had half a million dollars and invested it in mutual funds, chances are you would leave $25,000 a year of potential income on the table. Over 20 years, that underperformance could cost you over $1,000,000 when you include reinvestment. This conclusion is based...