Controlling Your Finances And Average Retiree Expenses

Controlling your finances in retirement

Things You Can Do To Help Control Your Finances In Retirement Create a budget Track your spending Automate your savings Create an emergency fund Reduce your debt Review your insurance Know your net worth Average Retirement Expenses Notably, spending in retirement typically declines compared to spending by those who continue working. People are always curious, […]

The One Thing

What's Most Important

Curly’s Advice: The “One Thing” “The one thing” is a reference to a line in the movie City Slickers. Curly, played by Jack Palance, asks Billy Crystal’s character if he knows the secret to life. As they continue to ride their horses along the big-sky Colorado backdrop, Billy says “no.”  Curly raises his index finger and says, “One […]

How the Right Advice Can Boost Financial Confidence

How the Right Advice Can Boost Financial Confidence

What value does a financial advisor actually provide? This may surprise you, but the value of a quality financial advisor goes far beyond portfolio advice. It’s about guiding clients to develop sophisticated financial behaviors. With robo-advisors and consistent market volatility in the headlines, it’s important to realize the comprehensive advantages of working with a personal […]

4 Reasons Your Retirement Plan Might Fall Short

4 Reasons Your Retirement Plan Might Fall Short

Ever find yourself daydreaming about retirement but worried you’re not saving enough? Whether your dream retirement entails traveling the world, dedicating time to beloved hobbies, or helping your children and grandchildren, saving enough for retirement is critical to enjoying all of these endeavors. Everyone deserves the best retirement possible, but numerous planning mistakes can cause […]

Financial Longevity: Planning for a Longer Life

Financial Longevity: Planning for a Longer Life

Many retirees are not prepared for a long retirement. Americans are living longer. That’s the good news. The bad news is that most people aren’t financially prepared. Many Baby Boomers will be in retirement for over 20 years and unfortunately, many aren’t saving and investing with a longer life-expectancy in mind. There are serious consequences […]