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John Dean: It’s not just about planning. Planning is one thing, but you’ve got a whole, strategy. You have somebody who can manage it and say, “Well, you know, you should probably have some element of annuities here. You should probably be in some small cap and all that stuff.” Rick Plum: How much money do you need in… View Article
A bond, as some people are likely aware, is a loan from the investor to the issuer of the bond. Investors can lend to corporations, local municipalities, and the Federal Government (to name a few examples).
Although some people like to handle their own financial affairs, many people would prefer to get help from a trained financial advisor.
The new year has begun, and that means there’s very little you can change at this point to impact your financial goals for 2014. But it’s a great opportunity to look ahead and see what you may do to potentially help you reach your financial goals for 2015.
Have you resolved to do a better job with your finances in 2015? Great! But keep in mind that people who make New Year’s resolutions tend to forget about them within a couple of weeks.
Large ups and downs in the stock market can be scary for a new retiree. When volatility reigns, those who depend on their portfolios for support through their retirement years can start to feel queasy.
Most advice on saving for retirement that’s put out by bloggers, columnists, and journalists centers around the concept of asset allocation. They all tell you that you can best reach your retirement goals by placing your funds into different categories, dividing them up based upon age, risk tolerance, or projected retirement date.
While often a positive long-term change, switching jobs can sometimes make your life a bit more stressful in the short term.