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April 17, 2019
It's too risky to plan for retirement without a back up plan

Are You Really Planning for Retirement Without a Back Up Plan?

by Joe Casey I consider myself a dyed-in-the-wool Optimist. But there’s no doubt that a lot can go wrong. That’s why we have so much insurance. Have you taken stock recently of all of the different types of insurance you have? It probably includes Life, Home, Auto and Disability and perhaps Long-Term Care. For some, it may include coverage for a motorcycle, a boat – or even Pet Insurance. They’re necessary to protect against the risks we all face in life. Yet there’s another risk that may not be high enough on your radar. What if you have to retire […]
January 31, 2019

When It Comes To Working – Let’s Get Flexible

By Susan Williams There was some interesting research published by Stanford Business School recently. In their post they shared that 40% of American retirees would prefer to be working. For anyone who dreams about retirement, this could be quite a shocking statistic. For many people, counting down the days to retirement is part of a working ritual so to learn that once people retire they wish they had stayed working can throw cold water on their retirement fantasy. However, once you move past this headline and dive a bit further into the research there are some sample parameters that should be noted. […]
December 31, 2018

Upgrade Your New Year’s Resolutions with One of These 6 Helpful Tools

by Joe Casey Are New Year’s Resolutions passe’? The eye test says yes. You see the crowd of new people at the gym on January 2nd, only to see them fade away by Valentine’s Day. Data also backs this up. One survey showed that “only 16.3% of people over the age of 50 achieve their resolutions.” (1) Why? Most resolutions are based on only one strategy. Willpower. And what we know about willpower is it tends to fade over time. It gets depleted. Dicey. But resolutions are based on very good intentions and a positive vision of your future. Keep those […]

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