27 03, 2020

Who Does Coronavirus Put Most At-Risk?

As coronavirus spreads across the U.S., public health officials are issuing more warnings. Some schools have shut down, and more companies are having employees work from home. While the coronavirus is quite contagious and can be serious, it’s important to know who should be most concerned. While much is still unknown about the virus, it [...]

20 03, 2020

3 Ways the Coronavirus Could Affect Your Travel Plans

There are more cases of coronavirus reported in the U.S. every day, and the disease is spreading more rapidly around the world. Keep in mind that there are some places where the Center for Disease Control (CDC) warns against traveling to or recommends taking extra precautions when visiting. If you’re planning a trip, know these [...]

15 03, 2020

Low Interest Rates, Market Volatility, and Your Retirement

Planning for retirement is never a "set it and forget it" activity. There are unexpected disasters, market drops, and changing laws that invariably cause retirees to reevaluate their plans of action. Recently, market volatility and the Federal Reserve’s decision to cut interest rates may have you wondering how to respond. Here's what to consider when [...]

3 03, 2020

Retirement Planning in a Volatile Market

The recent market volatility surrounding the coronavirus may have you concerned, especially if you’re approaching or already in retirement.  Feelings of uncertainty, anxiety, and uneasiness are all common during any scary and volatile market.  These feelings are normal and sometimes it can be beneficial to take a step back and look at the big picture.  We can’t [...]

28 02, 2020

Forget the Bucket List And Make a Chuck-It List

Successful people are ambitious and disciplined: They set big goals, and focus on achieving them over the course of a long career or a lifetime. Many people also have high-flying goals for their personal life– run a marathon, hike Mt. Everest, etc. And, they retirees assume that they’ll cross off many of them off their [...]