Income, Not Age

You can’t just stop working at 60, 65 or even 70 without a retirement income plan to pay your bills. Seems simple enough. Still, it surprises me how few people who seek our help with retirement planning have a budget prepared or a retirement income plan in place....

On the Job Longer

The average retirement age for both men and women in America has steadily risen in the past 2+ decades (see chart below). The difference being that, while women’s average retirement age has trended upward for all 53 years covered in the chart, men’s retirement age had been declining until the 1980s, where it leveled off for some years before starting to increase a decade later....

In Case of Emergency

Seeing the devastation wrought by the firestorms that engulfed areas of the North Bay in the last couple of days is a cautionary reminder to make sure that you are ready should the same thing happen to you. Moreover, and of particular interest to me, there are key things to do now on a financial front to prepare....