Long Term Health Care, And How to Pay for It

The one thing we can all agree on is the importance of good health. It’s often taken for granted when we’re younger, but as we age it becomes ever more top of mind. So the question becomes, how do we pay for it, particularly as we enter our “Golden Years?” The years...

Massive Makeover!

What about this “massive makeover”? It simply means I’m no longer just a purveyor of all things investment/insurance, e.g. mutual funds, annuities, stocks, insurance etc They have all become low cost commodities, available everywhere and...

Don’t Make These Retirement Planning Mistakes!

1) Underestimating the effects of inflation: If you retire on $4,000 month today, in 15 years @ 3% inflation you will need $6,232 month just to stay even with the cost of living. Moral: Do not invest solely in fixed interest investments; build part of your portfolio...

Retirement Income 8 Ways

The old saying ‘money can’t buy happiness’ is not necessarily true. My contention is that money can absolutely contribute to a higher quality of life, which in turn can contribute to a higher level of happiness. And at no time in our lives is this...

Ruth, My Mentor

I write this letter today struggling with sadness, for we have lost a beloved member of our family. Dear, sweet Ruth, my friend, my client, my mentor, recently left us for another place after 90 years of gracing us with her presence. I met Ruth in 1983, all 4 feet ten...