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Tag: Retirement Planning

Inheritance No Retirement Plan

Watch this video on YouTube Stroll through a retirement camping resort or pass an RV on the highway, and you might see this bumper sticker: “We’re spending our children’s inheritance.” Apparently, this isn’t a joke. A December 13, 2013,...

IRA Changes In President’s New Budget

Watch this video on YouTube Lost in the hoopla over the government shutdown, defunding Obamacare, and raising the debt ceiling are some proposals contained in President Obama’s budget that will have a significant impact on retirees, inheritors, and savers. Most...

A Wiser Way to Invest Social Security Benefits

Watch this video on YouTube Once you hit age 62, what’s an investment class that can give you a high guaranteed return with almost no risk? Bonds? Equities? Commodities? Nope. Social Security. There’s just one catch. You can’t actually get your hands...

As Safe as Money in the Bank

Watch this video on YouTube More than a fourth of Americans think the best long-term investment is money in the bank. This is the rather discouraging result of a July survey by Bankrate. One of its questions was, “For money you wouldn’t need for more than...

Getting Better With Age

Watch this video on YouTube How old is “old?” I don’t know exactly, but after my recent birthday I can say that it’s much older than 58. My 12-year-old son told me, “Dad, I’ve always thought of people who are over 60 as being really old....