May 2018

It’s Monday Again….When Is My Retirement

Be like Warren Buffet- Work only because you want to. Start by reading this week’s retirement links. Why are many retirees less confident in their abilities to cover daily expenses? New York Times Medicare costs are on the rise. InvestmentNews Three steps to avoid running out of money in retirement. USA Today Many 60 somethings…

Under The Big Black Sun

Retirement rollovers operate in a dark world that is filled with terrors. Non-transparency and deception block out fiduciary light. Financial predators transfer low cost 401(k) funds into expensive house products. The end result is you end up financing the salesman’s retirement rather than your own. These people should give retiree’s the creeps and rightly so….

Do Well by Doing Good

Scott Dauenhauer, Tony and I caught up with Joey Fishman, Ritholtz Wealth Management’s ESG expert on the Planning to Teach and Retire Rich Podcast to discuss ESG and sustainable investing. In a climate of less government regulation, some companies are taking a stance on environmental, social and governance issues to reflect their missions/values. Investors, too, have become increasingly…

Be The Light

Make things happen or they will happen to you – this is true in both life and finance. Something very significant took place in Buffalo, N.Y. this weekend. A math teacher named Chase Mallia  made something happen. For decades, public school teachers have been mercilessly exploited in their non-ERISA 403(b) retirement plans, often paying fees of…