The Downside of an Early Retirement

For Mark Roberts' Use: If you’re like a lot of people, you can’t wait to retire! In fact, you might be analyzing your finances and running the numbers over and over, trying to decide if you can retire a few years earlier than planned. There’s no single retirement age that works perfectly for everyone. And [...]

By |2019-08-12T07:19:44-05:00August 12th, 2019|Retirement|0 Comments

How to Avoid a Healthcare Crisis in Retirement

For Mark Roberts' Use: No one wants to face a healthcare crisis during their retirement years (or at any other time). We face many choices with regard to preventing serious illness, such as exercising regularly, eating a balanced diet, or avoiding problematic behaviors like smoking. But despite healthy lifestyle choices, some things are still out [...]

By |2019-07-22T09:39:04-05:00July 22nd, 2019|Retirement|0 Comments

The Top Four Retirement “Do-Overs”

For Mark Roberts' Use: They say hindsight is 20/20, meaning it is always easier to look back at the past and see things more clearly. Most of us have experienced situations in which life experience illuminates the reality of past mistakes. That’s why many retirees often preface statements with the words, ‘If I could do [...]

By |2019-06-17T09:14:49-05:00June 17th, 2019|Retirement|0 Comments

One Simple Way to Save More for Retirement

For Mark Roberts' Use: Back when you first started working for your current employer, you filled out a number of forms regarding taxes, insurance, and your retirement fund. Most likely, you established an automatic contribution to your retirement account. You chose a certain percentage of your paycheck to divert to savings, signed the form, and [...]

By |2019-06-09T11:05:55-05:00June 9th, 2019|Retirement|0 Comments

Early Withdrawals Can Cost You

For Mark Roberts' Use: You already know that because Social Security won’t provide enough income for most retirees to live comfortably, establishing your own retirement account is incredibly important. You took that step years ago, and have been saving faithfully ever since. On the flip side, many people never stop to think about how detrimental early [...]

By |2019-04-04T08:25:54-05:00April 15th, 2019|Retirement|0 Comments