Anthony Isola

Real Wealth Is Defined By One Word

ENOUGH Thats it. Ponder your life for a moment. Your home, career, hobbies, family, and other possessions were all once distant desires. At one point, your world revolved around acquiring these items. At this moment, many reading this blog have them all and more. Instead of focusing on having enough, moving the goalposts becomes the…

They’re Saying Things I Can Hardly Believe…..When Is My Retirement?

If you’ve won the game, stop moving the goalposts. Many people retire with more money than they ever imagined but still spend their days bathing in anxiety. Read this week’s links and learn how to break this destructive cycle. Diversification needs to be a significant component of your retirement plan. A Wealth of Common Sense…

How To Blow-Up Your Portfolio In Six Minutes

Well, life is too short, so love the one you got, Cause you might get run over, or you might get shot. – Sublime There’s no hedging the Apocalypse. Bitcoin and Gold are no hedge against Nuclear War. Annie Jacobsen wrote a terrifying book aptly named Nuclear War. Based on heaps of previously classified information,…

All You Do Is Talk About You…..When Is My Retirement?

You can’t control unfortunate events, but you have all the power to react to them. React positively by reading this week’s terrific retirement links. Don’t allow a frugal mindset to ruin your retirement. Dan Haylett How to avoid three costly Medicare mistakes. Boston College Make sure you hire an honest financial advisor to help plan…

Choose Loyalty In An Infinite Choice World

Loyalty is King. Unbreakable bonds of human connection are all that matter. Think of the scene from Good Will Hunting when the elitist college professor cluelessly asks Wil’s psychologist, Sean, why his prize math student continues to chill with his Southie Construction Worker/Mechanic pals. Why does he hang out with those retarded gorillas, as you…

Doing Nothing Is Hard Work

It’s not easy doing Nothing. Despite what many people think, not changing a thing can be the solution to attaining health and wealth. Take a look at sleep. While exercise and diet are vital wellness ingredients, the best-laid diet and workout program collapse like a house of cards without proper rest. Sleep is essential for…

I Had A Name But Now I’m A Number…..When Is My Retirement?

Some of the most essential parts of your retirement plan are immeasurable. Just because they’re difficult to count doesn’t mean they’re not vital. Read this week’s terrific links and learn more. Social Security is a vital part of your retirement plan. Best Interest Long-Term Care is a complex but necessary conversation. InvestmentNews Your retirement plan…

Dollar Cost Average Into Your Health

Managing Risk is more than your portfolio percentage of stocks to bonds. No asset allocation negates the ravages of chronic disease, not to mention an early demise. Keeping yourself in shape must be a priority in any goals-based financial plan. Nothing comes in a close second. Even power brokers on Wall Street are taking this…

I’m Riding High On A Deep Depression…..When Is My Retirement?

Nothing in life is stable. A person, just like a retirement plan, is a process. Think differently about your money and read this week’s terrific links. Market timing and risk management are two completely different things. A Wealth of Common Sense  Half of all Americans fail to use their allotted vacation days. Harvard Business Review…