Thursday, June 25, 2015

Boomerang Children Part 2: 3 Ways To Launch Your Adult Child

As mentioned in part 1 of this post, adult children move back home with their parents for a number of different reasons including recently graduating from college or losing a job.  A few times a week I hear from clients seeking guidance on how to encourage their adult child who has moved back home to live independently again.  In part 2 of this post, we will look at three practical ways to launch your adult child.

Friday, June 19, 2015

How To Make The Rest Of Your Life, The Best Of Your Life

Recently, we posted a quote to our Facebook page that garnered great interaction.  The simple yet powerful quote read, “I’m going to make the rest of my life, the best of my life.”  Many recent retirees may find themselves resonating with this quote or similar inspiring phrases.  During a transition period as significant as retirement, many will reflect upon practical ways to ensure that the years ahead are filled with happiness, satisfaction and unrivaled fulfillment.  After reflecting upon the above quote, we have compiled a list of simple, practical ways to truly make the rest of your life, the best of your life.

Friday, June 5, 2015

When It Comes to Retirement Planning, One Size Does Not Fit All Part 2: How Much Income Will I Need In Retirement?

As discussed in our previous blog post, When It Comes to Retirement Planning, One Size Does Not Fit All Part 1: The Safe Withdrawal Rate, individuals facing retirement are now being involuntarily thrown into the role of retirement planner due to the gradual extinction of defined benefit pensions.  Without the proper education and training, these individuals have to trust broad, general assumptions regarding retirement planning; which, needless to say, presents several problems.