Will Social Security Be Around When I Need It?

By Brian Ellenbecker CFP®, EA®, CPWA®, CIMA®, CLTC® You’ve probably heard media reports about the worrisome financial condition of Social Security, but how heavily should you weigh this information when deciding when to begin receiving benefits? While some changes will need to be made to Social Security (e.g., payroll taxes may increase or benefits may be reduced…

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“Decade Thinking” for Retirement?

We came across this inspiring article in Forbes and want to challenge you to reflect on how you could use decade thinking in retirement, and in your life in general. Mar 31, 2021 Great Visionaries Use Decade Thinking To Achieve Great Success — And You Can Too Matthew Kelly   Forbes Councils Member Forbes Coaches…

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Go Dick Go! One Man’s Retirement “Road” Map

By Kevin Reardon CFP® How to live a fulfilled life in retirement. As financial planners, we have the great privilege of guiding people into and through retirement.  It is a time of great excitement, where your time is finally your own.  You can pursue the dreams and passions you did not have the time or, perhaps,…

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