Complete Control, That’s A Laugh…..When Is My Retirement?

Worrying over your neighbor’s possessions is unproductive. Do something positive.  Read this week’s terrific retirement links. Expectations are more important than net worth. A Wealth of Common Sense It’s never too late to change. Of Dollars And Data ESG funds are coming to your 401(k)s. CNBC Is $1 million enough to retire? Visual Capitalist Don’t…

Marriage Is A Terrific Investment

Getting married produces innumerable benefits. Add building a heftier nest egg to the list. Married people are 77% wealthier than singles. According to the Journal of Sociology: Married respondents experience per person net worth increases by 77 percent over single respondents. Additionally, their wealth increases on average 16 percent for each year of marriage. Divorced…

The World Is A Vampire…..When Is My Retirement?

Inflation comes and goes. We can’t say the same for planning for retirement. Consistently saving through thick and thin isn’t easy. If it were, everybody would be rich. Learn how to make and, more importantly, stick to a retirement plan. Reading our weekly links is an investment in yourself.   Social Security checks are getting…

Nobody Should Overpay For A College Degree

Fun Fact – College is a buyer’s market. Parents are enamored with the elite 1%. There’s a better way. The average college struggles to meet its recruitment goals. Not taking advantage of this situation is flushing money down the toilet. According to Horsesmouth: 75% of students get into their first-choice college. 4.1% of first-year students…

My Holiday’s Complete…..When Is My Retirement?

Don’t rely on hysterical financial media to provide sound advice concerning your retirement. There’s a better way. Check out our weekly links. You won’t be disappointed. Is it possible for stocks and bonds to fall at the same time? A Wealth of Common Sense Don’t believe the hype concerning social security. Morningstar Ignore the financial…

Core And Explore Your Charitable Giving

Maximizing your potential is the remedy for regret minimization. Unfortunately, it’s easier said than done. Charitable giving is a terrific way to begin the process. It’s time for evidence-based altruism.   Source: Top Agency Contributing to worthy causes maximizes happiness. Numerous studies prove people feel better when giving rather than buying things for themselves. Donating…

I Have A Lust For Life…..When Is My Retirement?

99.4% of brain activity doesn’t occur in consciousness. Use the little that does to read this week’s terrific retirement links. Market corrections are normal. A Wealth of Common Sense Older men are more likely to panic sell. Bloomberg Do these things before retiring. HumbleDollar It’s possible to do over social security. InvestmentNews Take advantage of…

Five Reasons You MUST Fill Out The FAFSA

The misinformation virus infects society on many different levels. What makes you think college planning isn’t part of its death grip? There’s no place more contaminated than the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. (FAFSA) About 25% of eligible families don’t fill out the FAFSA, forfeiting over $2.6 BILLION in free aid. The current trend…

What’s The Best Way To Set Financial Goals?

Most goals don’t cross the finish line. There’s a good reason why 80% of New Year’s resolutions fail. Why does this occur? Choosing the wrong goals is a large part of the problem. Creating objectives we have no power over is a terrible strategy. Take a look at The Trichotomy of Control. It consists of…