Monthly Archives: May 2018

Demographic Differences

Consider these questions for a moment: Have your outlook and attitude toward politics and culture changed over the years? Or are you the same as always? If you were a conservative young adult, do you hold the same beliefs today? If you were a rebel as a youngster, are you still? Or have you mellowed [...]

By |2019-06-04T22:49:13+00:00May 29th, 2018|Financial Health|0 Comments

End-of-Life Issues

Before today's modern medicine, people usually died of three things: injury, infections or some type of nutritional deficiency.1 Painkillers may have come in the form of herbal tea or some other applied root, so pain was a fact of life. Life expectancy was much shorter than today, and people often died suddenly or after a [...]

By |2019-06-04T22:49:13+00:00May 22nd, 2018|Financial Health|0 Comments

Ideas for Your Inner Entrepreneur

One of the perks of retirement is having the time to pursue new interests. If you've always dreamed of starting your own business, retirement could provide the perfect opportunity.It's a good idea to get a financial checkup before you go full bore into entrepreneurship. We're happy to help clients review their current retirement income situation [...]

By |2019-06-04T22:49:13+00:00May 15th, 2018|Financial Health|0 Comments

A Look at How America Ranks

In his first year in office, President Trump has promoted his "America first" philosophy. This new focus, with its trade protectionism and tough stance on immigration, has somewhat changed the U.S. narrative on a world scale.1Considering this new emphasis on America first, perhaps it's worth looking at how the U.S. ranks on the world stage, [...]

By |2018-05-08T14:00:51+00:00May 8th, 2018|Financial Health|0 Comments

The Future of Medicare and Social Security

There is little doubt that Medicare and Social Security are important programs that help older Americans in retirement, particularly now that so many are living beyond previous life expectancy rates. In fact, past models for savings rates may be failing many older Americans, who represent the only demographic seeing significant increases in poverty rates in [...]

By |2018-05-01T16:33:22+00:00May 1st, 2018|Financial Health|0 Comments