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What Baby Boomer Women Need to Know About Their Finances

By Gary Foreman If you’re a lady baby boomer, you’ve probably spent the last 30+ years navigating a brave new financial world, a world that your mother never concerned herself with. That trip has taught you many things about money, but there are still things for you to learn....

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A Possible Reason Baby Boomers Haven’t Saved Enough For Retirement

By Susan Williams There has been a flurry of articles lately about how financially ill prepared baby boomers are for retirement. In an article in Business Insider they reported; “According to a Legg Mason Investment Survey, US baby boomers — defined as ages 53 to 71 by Legg Mason...

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Retirement Savings Plan – How Do You Compare?

It happens all too often. We compare ourselves to other people. Whether it’s our appearance, talent, wealth or something else, we want to see how we’re doing compared to someone else. However by participating in these comparisons, it can either make you feel better or worse about your own...

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6 Traps in Planning for Retirement and How You Can Avoid Them

By Joe Casey In life, knowing what to do is important. But in retirement planning, it’s what not to do that counts. In fact, if you want to ensure a smooth transition into retirement, knowing the traps to avoid is even more important than knowing exactly how to approach...

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Will You Outlive Your Money?

By Gary Foreman Will you outlive your money? According to surveys over half of all retirees live with that fear. They cite historically low interest rates on their savings, the uncertainty of Social Security, and increased lifespans as reasons for their fears that they could outlive their money. Longevity...

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Three Different Stages of Retirement

So often when we think of retirement, we think of it as being a single time in our life. But actually, given the time now potentially spent in retirement there can be different phases during our retirement. In the following video from Money, Jill Schlesinger suggests that retirement could...

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