For the Health of Marriage

Turns out marriage can do more for your heart than fill it with love. A recent study found that, among other health benefits, married people have a higher probability of surviving a stroke.1 They are also more likely to survive major surgery, have fewer heart…

A Stock Market at All-Time Highs….Now What?

The stock market is at all-time highs. Should you be invested in the market now? Or run for the hills? The answer….may shock you! Listen to Retirement Solutions Radio show, “A Stock market at All-Time Highs….Now What?” to hear strategies from B.O.S.S. Retirement Solutions’ CEO,…

Foibles of Retirement Planning

The traditional retirement model was based on a rigid assumption that people worked 40 years until they were 65, and then enjoyed a retirement supported by a company pension plan. That model doesn’t exist anymore, at least not for the average worker. Social Security data…

Keeping Credit Card Debt in Check

As the economy improves, so does consumer sentiment.1 Along with a rise in spending confidence comes a rise in credit card debt. Household debt balances continued to grow in 2016, up to $12.35 trillion in the third quarter — which was only 2.6 percent below…

Checks and Balances: How Much Can a U.S. President Do?

Donald Trump has a broad presidential agenda that encompasses foreign trade, immigration, deregulation, taxes and investment in U.S. infrastructure. These policies are poised to impact certain industries over others, such as health care, energy, financial services and technology.1 Every presidential candidate enters the campaign with…

The Stock Market in Volatile Times

You’ve likely heard a few clichés when it comes to investing: stay the course; buy right and hold tight; time is more valuable than money; etc. The point is clear, if your investments align with your goals, timeline and risk tolerance, then there may be…

Helping Make Your Retirement Money Last

For every five years longer a retiree lives, he or she spends about 15 percent less on average. This means that people in their 70s spend about half of what they do in their 50s. Even with the ramp-up in medical expenses that often comes…