Retirement

Retirement Planning for Real Life

Feel like you have not enough time (or money!) to plan for retirement? Learn step by step how you two can rock your retirement and still have fun now!  Rock Your Retirement Planning Let me ask you two questions – What are you going to be doing during retirement? How much money do you think you […]

Smart Retirement Moves for Your 401(k)

Want to up your game and maximize your 401(k)?Learn what smart retirement moves you can make to optimize your portfolio!  How to Make the Most of Your 401(k) Last week we look at retirement planning from a high level – figuring out a ballpark of what you’d like your retirement to look like as well […]

How to Find the Best Financial Advisor for You

Want to make sure you’re on track to retire early? Learn how to find the best financial advisor for you two!  Finding the Right Financial Advisor for You Planning for retirement, whether it’s early or not, traditional or the most unconventional one can sound intimadating. After all, how can know how your lives are going to […]

Set It & Forget It with Your Retirement?

One tip that I often give to readers here is automating your finances when possible. I’ve seen how we can sometimes be our own worst enemies, especially when stressed out by all the noise out there about the market. Automation has been wonderful for us. It’s how we pay our bills, saved for a house, and paid off […]

Keeping Tabs on Retirement (without Stressing Out!)

Stressing over finances can take a toll any family, so automating our finances is both a way to reduce needless noise and build our net worth. As working parents, we would honestly rather do other things than looking over everything continually. Creating a financial system that basically takes care of the essentials allows us to  […]

Smart Retirement Moves for 20Somethings

Retirement planning is usually not on the minds of most twenty-somethings. There is just so much on your plate: family, bills to pay, including student and car loans. You’re trying to build an emergency fund and possibly saving up for a house. Retirement is so far away in your timeline, it’s tempting to put it off or […]

Do You Need to Be a Millionaire to Retire Comfortably?

I had a lot of fun yesterday being on the panel for the #retireeNextDoor Tweetcast. Jeff Rose from Good Financial Cents and Money Tips did a fantastic job hosting it and some wonderful advice was shared. Like I mentioned the other week, we tend to put off preparing for retirement for a few reasons. I think […]