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25 07, 2019

Press Release: Future Cast Forum, Co-Founder Brian Evans

Brian Evans is one of the founding members of Future Cast Forum, a collaborative of opinion leaders that explores both the current and projected market fundamentals influencing the Seattle / Bellevue metro area by 2020 and beyond. Its founding members and guest columnists will provide timely insights on the state of the economy, commercial and [...]

5 03, 2019

Have a Retirement Account? Be Prepared for Your RMDs!

If you’ve contributed to a 401(k) or IRA, you should prepare a strategy for your RMDs (Required Minimum Distributions). After many years of enjoying tax free growth, your retirement savings from non-Roth (i.e. traditional) accounts will eventually be subject to tax. Rather than be caught off guard, take control and learn the ins and outs [...]

4 09, 2018

Making and Accomplishing Your Retirement Bucket List

One of my favorite movies, The Bucket List, shows costars Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicholson embarking on the journey of a lifetime to accomplish all the things they want to do in life with the time they have left. After receiving devastating diagnoses, they decide to go skydiving, travel on an African safari and develop [...]

31 08, 2018

3 Ways to Help Reduce Your Expenses in Retirement

No matter what your current age or financial position, it’s always a good idea to revisit your overall retirement plan, review your goals, investments, and budget for the future. Also, while you’re at it, you might as well try and find some new ways to help reduce your expenses in retirement. We welcome you to [...]

28 08, 2018

Planning is the Key to Your Retirement Masterpiece

We all have retirement dreams and personal goals. For some of us, that means biking across Europe, or hang-gliding off the coast of Morocco. But for others, the ideal retirement may be more of an inward journey. There are plenty of closet artists, writers, and musicians out there who can’t wait to leave the daily [...]