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Don’t Let Social Security Strike You Out

I’ve got baseball on the brain. ‘Tis the season for warmer weather with a cool breeze, cleaning out the garage, planting my garden and...baseball. I’ve also been doing a lot of talking and analysis on Social Security benefits. So, forgive the cheesy title, but I’m seeing a lot people falling for the curveballs and striking… Continue reading Don’t Let Social Security Strike You Out

Nearing Retirement, Retirement Planning

When Is the Right Time to “Grow Up”?

The title of my article this week could be misleading. Adam and I had a meeting a few weeks ago and the topic of “growing up” was discussed. Talking about “growing up” was not about maturity levels or responsibilities. It was about sitting down and thinking about the next phase of life for this gentleman.… Continue reading When Is the Right Time to “Grow Up”?

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When I’m 64 – Is Age Driving Your Retirement Plan?

Age is relative. How we feel from year to year probably depends on a litany of things other than just age, which many would say, “is just a number.” I felt that way again this year as I recently celebrated my 35th birthday. 35 didn’t feel any different than 34, or 30 for that matter.… Continue reading When I’m 64 – Is Age Driving Your Retirement Plan?

Nearing Retirement, Retirement Planning

Your Retirement “Transition” Plan in 5 Steps

Do any of the following describe you? You’ve worked at the same job with the same company for 25+ years. You aren’t ready to retire, but the job is getting old. Your work is draining, either because its mentally draining, physically draining or perhaps the commute is draining. You’re physically and mentally ready to retire,… Continue reading Your Retirement “Transition” Plan in 5 Steps

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What You Need to Know About Pension Election

Lots of baby boomers are hitting retirement age. And with retirement come some pretty big irrevocable decisions. One of which may be how to elect a pension. Not everyone has a pension. In fact, fewer and fewer people do as fewer and fewer companies offer them. But if you do have a pension and have… Continue reading What You Need to Know About Pension Election