The World Health Organization recently reported that while some countries have made effective inroads to contain COVID-19 within their borders, the pandemic is still well on the rise throughout the world.1 Perhaps one of the most debilitating impacts of today’s global economy is that one country’s problem is now every country’s problem. Because business and personal…

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The COVID-19 pandemic has been a struggle around the world, and the United States is no exception. It is worth looking at individual factors to gauge just where we stand now. The foremost concern is how the U.S. is weathering the pandemic. Initially, the crisis was concentrated in larger urban areas, which makes sense. A…

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There are 4 daunting challenges for the second half of 2020 … that could have significant financial consequences for your nest egg. Don’t miss Retirement Solutions Radio show, “4 Daunting Challenges for the Second Half of 2020 That Could Have Dire Consequences for Your Nest Egg“Listen Now! Our firm assists retirees and pre-retirees in the…

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A recent poll found that nearly one out of every five Americans are experiencing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 outbreak and subsequent lockdowns.1 With reported infections soaring in recent weeks, financial stress could affect even more citizens as various areas of the country struggle to contain the pandemic. However, what may happen in the future…

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Do you ever worry about running out of money in retirement? Learn 5 simple income strategies that could help you avoid going broke. Don’t miss on Retirement Solutions Radio show, “Generating Retirement Income Just Got a Lot Tougher.  5 Simple Strategies to Keep You From Going Broke!“Listen Now! Our firm assists retirees and pre-retirees in…

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All is not lost. If you planned a multicity tour across Europe or Asia this summer, you’ve probably already rethought those plans. But that doesn’t mean you have to abandon the idea of a vacation altogether. Perhaps a domestic destination, a little ingenuity and a lot of family unity are just what you need. As…

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If a large allocation of your retirement portfolio is invested in dividend-paying stocks, you might see your household income reduced this year. During the Great Recession, dividend payouts dropped by 25% and didn’t fully recover for at least four years. Today’s financial crisis brought on by the worldwide COVID-19 outbreak has once again created a…

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In 2000, actors Helen Hunt and Kevin Spacey starred in “Pay It Forward.” The premise of the film is that a person repays a favor by offering small acts of kindness to more people. This concept of paying it forward leads to an exponential movement of goodwill.   Social Security works a bit like that.…

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There are 6 often-overlooked expenses in retirement … that could decimate your savings. Learn what they are, and how to protect yourself on Retirement Solutions Radio show, “6 Often-Overlooked Expenses in Retirement That Could Decimate Your Savings“Listen Now! Our firm assists retirees and pre-retirees in the creation of retirement strategies utilizing investment and insurance products.…

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