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Should I Pay Off My Mortgage Early?
Should I Pay Off My Mortgage Early? Homes & Real Estate March 22nd, 2017
When people ask me whether or not they should pay off their mortgage, my answer is always, unequivocally YES. There…
Is a Financial Planner Worth the Cost?
Is a Financial Planner Worth the Cost? Money & Credit March 22nd, 2017
Is a financial planner worth the cost? Is it a smart money move to dedicate some of that hard-earned cash…
A Financial Advisor’s 3 Key Rules To Getting Rich Slowly
A Financial Advisor’s 3 Key Rules To Getting Rich Slowly Investing & Retirement September 26th, 2022
THE FINANCIAL WORLDgenerates a lot of noise. As a financial planner, I see that every day. Being in my 20s,…
A Retiree Answers 11 Common Retirement Questions
A Retiree Answers 11 Common Retirement Questions Investing & Retirement August 2nd, 2022
I SPEND SIGNIFICANTtime reading the viewpoints of people who are planning for retirement or who are already retired. My frequent…
5 Biggest Financial Risks in Retirement
5 Biggest Financial Risks in Retirement Investing & Retirement September 7th, 2022
BOSTON COLLEGE’SCenter for Retirement Research just published a study that explores what Americansthinkare the biggest risks to their retirement—as opposed…
4 Factors That Help Make Investors Successful
4 Factors That Help Make Investors Successful Investing & Retirement June 8th, 2022
A FEW WEEKS BACK, I discussed the notion of “the four horsemen of the investor apocalypse.” A concept proposed by Morningstar Managing Director Don Phillips,…
Social Security cards and $100 bills
How Does Inflation Impact Social Security Benefits? Investing & Retirement June 8th, 2022
ARE YOU IN YOUR 60sand worried about rising consumer prices? It’s worth understanding how inflation affects Social Security benefits—especially its…