Retirement Plans & Goals

Will I Get My Ex-Husband’s Social Security Benefits After We Divorce?

Q: I was married for 21 years. Will I still get my ex-husband’s social security if I change my name back to my maiden name? A: Yes, but the amount you receive depends on his and your past employment and contributions, and your age when you start drawing benefits. If your social security benefits, based […]

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Setting Financial Goals – 5 Tips for Finances and Goal Planning

Setting Financial Goals – 5 Tips for Finances and Goal Planning

Setting financial goals is the first step to achieving your goals! These tips for setting financial goals and goal planning will help you sort out your finances and make your financial dreams come true. At the very least, they’ll get you on the right track. Before the tips, a quip: “When a goal matters enough to a […]

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What to Do With a Bad 401K – From Performance to Fees

What to Do With a Bad 401K – From Performance to Fees

Is the 401K that your company offers bad? What happens to your 401K if you change jobs? These retirement tips are from financial expert Rick Rodgers. Before the tips, a quip: “Retirement is wonderful,” said Gene Perret. “It’s doing nothing without worrying about getting caught.” Retirement – and doing nothing – is even more wonderful […]

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Quick Tips for Your 401K – Withdrawing Funds and Paying Taxes

Quick Tips for Your 401K – Withdrawing Funds and Paying Taxes

These 401K tips focus on withdrawing funds, taking loans, and paying taxes on your 401K after you retire (or before you retire, if you need to cash your 401K early!). Financial planner Rick Rodgers cautions investors to think twice before breaking into established 401K plans… Before his 401K tips, a quip: “When a man retires and […]

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How to Get Enough Money to Retire in 10 Years

How to Get Enough Money to Retire in 10 Years

If you’re retiring in ten years or less, you need to have enough money – and these 10 tips will get you there. Before the tips, a quip: “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” ~ Chinese saying. Don’t worry if you didn’t start planning for […]

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Why Do You Need Life Insurance? 3 Tips for Buying Life Insurance

Why Do You Need Life Insurance? 3 Tips for Buying Life Insurance

Here are two reasons you need life insurance and three tips for buying the right type of life insurance. There’s no need to be confused about riders, captive agents, or the difference between temporary and permanent life insurance! These tips for buying life insurance are from finance professional Ryan Pinney, of TheProAdvisor.com. “Life insurance is one of the […]

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3 Steps to Improving Your Relationship With Money

3 Steps to Improving Your Relationship With Money

If you want to achieve your financial goals, you have to have a good relationship with money! Here’s how wealth coach Belinda Fuchs defines it, including specific steps to improving your relationship with money. “People who have a poor relationship to money feel poor no matter how much money they have in the bank,” says […]

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If You Want to Retire Early – How to Maximize Money for Retirement

If You Want to Retire Early – How to Maximize Money for Retirement

Retiring early and having enough money to live comfortably is a dream come true for many! These tips for maximizing are from financial planner Rick Rodgers…he also offers a tax tip about social security income that most people aren’t aware of! Before the tips, a quip: “Retirement:  It’s nice to get out of the rat race, but you […]

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Types of Real Estate Investments, Due Diligence, and Financial Risk

Types of Real Estate Investments, Due Diligence, and Financial Risk

Investing in real estate could be the most profitable way to create financial abundance – especially if you do due diligence and are aware of the risks! Here are several types of real estate investments, as well as a caution about financial risk. Before the tips, a quip from billionaire Warren Buffett: “Why not invest […]

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Making Enough Money to Retire – 8 Tips for Increasing Retirement Income

Making Enough Money to Retire – 8 Tips for Increasing Retirement Income

Will you have enough money to retire? These tips for increasing your retirement income may help you leave the work force early…or at least make sure you live comfortably when you’re ready to retire! It’s never too early to think about achieving your financial goals… Before the tips, a quip: “Retirement: It’s nice to get out of the rat […]

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