Retirement / Blog

The Longevity Revolution

Ashley CorneliusRetirement, Savings

How old do you have to be before you’re considered “old”? This number may change depending on the age of the person making the assessment. For example, a child or a teenager might think someone age 40 is old. That view is less likely to be held by a 39-year-old. History indicates you have to reach a lot more birthdays … Read More

Tips for Bargain Hunters

Ashley CorneliusIncome, Retirement

For many of us, retirement means living on a fixed income, and that often means making a budget and watching expenses. One way to help stay on budget is to shop for the best prices on items that fall within our discretionary income budget. According to Consumer Reports, even though consumers can now buy just about anything they want online … Read More

Retirement: Loneliness Can Sneak Up on You

Ashley CorneliusRetirement

Even people who have spent a lot of time planning for retirement may encounter unexpected challenges once they’re in those golden years. They focus on retirement income planning, which is, of course, important and appropriate — and we can help you there. They also focus on things they want to do while they’re still in good health, such as traveling … Read More

Considerations for Retiring Couples

Ashley CorneliusEstate Planning, Legacy, Retirement

Retirement is another chapter in your life; one that requires not only planning but day-to-day maintenance once you get there. And if you have a partner in life, it’s important to remember that your retirement, like a tandem bike, is built for two. Planning for your own retirement is complicated enough, but doing so at the same time as your … Read More

Retiring Takes Effort

apparatusLegacy, Retirement

The first things that come to mind when thinking about retirement may be rest and relaxation, but before you reach that point, you need a financial strategy that can support your post-career plans. A recent study found many current retirees are worried about just making day-to-day expenses: The median annual income for married retirees is $48,000; $19,000 for singles 25% … Read More