Ditch the Retirement Home for These Affordable Countries

Travel Channel – All rights reserved.From the website www.travelchannel.com.Written by: Meredith Rosenberg. We were excited to be featured collaborators with the Travel Channel on an article showcasing the best countries to retire. Below is a partial reprint of the story: Portugal, Ecuador and Malaysia are among the countries that offer expats a comfortable retirement on …

Do You Need $1,000,000 to Retire?

The myth of needing $1,000,000 in retirement savings resides in the same camp as drinking 8 glasses of water a day–both numbers are widely assumed to be truisms although no one even knows where they originated. How much money one needs for an acceptable retirement is not a one-size-fits-all equation. The answer boils down to …

Irrational Exuberance

Regardless of your political persuasion it’s hard to argue that life isn’t improving these days for most Americans. The recently passed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act plus the administration’s deregulation initiatives have combined to help register the nation’s lowest unemployment rate in 18 years. Black unemployment currently stands at the lowest rate ever recorded. Wages …

Your Life Is NOT a Spreadsheet

Financial advisors go on and on about the “retirement crisis” facing millions of Baby Boomers. They quote the statistics from study after report after study that all reflect the poor saving habits of an entire generation. They then tell us that too many Baby Boomers are expecting Social Security to fund their entire retirement when …