Retirement Guard Duty 101

By Dennis Miller I was just a kid—barely wet behind the ears. At two minutes before midnight, the sergeant of the guard and I marched onto the runway tarmac. Following protocol, I formally relieved the previous guard of his post. This was mid-July at the Marine Corps Air Station in Yuma, Arizona. For the next […]

10 Ways to Screw up Your Retirement

Many well intentioned people make a variety of mistakes when it comes to planning for their retirement. Sometimes you can be subject to forces beyond your control, like a stock market crash, illness, or accident but if you are prepared the effects will be minimal compared to what would happen if you aren’t prepared.

In today’s article Dennis Miller looks at 10 ways many people are sabotaging their retirement without knowing it. Are you making one of these mistakes?

8 Tips to Safely Invest

Investing can be a great way to grow your money and secure your financial future.  Unfortunately, many people make bad investments or fall victim to financial fraud.  If you keep a few general rules in mind, you can invest safely and effectively. 1. Safely Investing is a Long-Term Endeavor – Turning a quick profit in financial markets […]

Living Your Dreams: Five Benefits to Preparing for Retirement Now

Retirement can be a fun and rewarding phase of life, if you prepare for it correctly. Perhaps it was that hippie philosophy of just “chilling and taking one day at a time” but unfortunately, there are tens of thousands of older individuals that simply didn’t properly anticipate the next stage of life.   So many of them will […]

Do you know what you need to retire?

Planning for Retirement- Everyone is living longer and there’s no reason to suppose that trend will change anytime soon. While some have the option to work longer, there comes a time when it is nice to say “enough is enough” and retire to the golf course or the garden, see those places that you have […]

Retirement Planning- Start Early

Retirement Planning- No one likes running out of money, least of all when they are retired from work and no longer are earning a salary. Although we do of course have social security which (we hope) will provide a basic income, this barely offers enough money to cover the basic, essential spending. Most people will […]

Is a Retirement Annuity the Answer for your Retirement Savings?

Retirement Annuity You’ve probably heard that investment plans and financial schemes like, IRAs and 401 (k), are the best ways to plan for retirement. This might be true in most cases, but not always. For instance if you have invested your maximum contribution for the year to your retirement account and you’re seeking to add a bit more more. What can you do? In this case, among others, investing in […]