A written financial plan may help reduce fear of the unknown

According to a Bankrate.com Money Pulse Survey dated Feb. 18, running out of savings and the ability to pay for health care costs during retirement continue to be two of the top concerns of people over the age of 50.

When will the volatility end?

A few years ago I had the opportunity to visit my childhood elementary school. I attended this school from third to fifth grade and hadn’t been back since.

Healthy pessimism?

Recently, my family and I saw the Disney movie, “Tomorrowland.”

Grandparents can help pay for college

Next month my son will graduate from high school and move on to the University of Arizona. Go Cats! My wife is busy getting his senior pictures taken, the announcements put together, and party plans drafted.

Switching Gears in Retirement

In searching for investment options, would you rather have—high return or low return? High risk or low risk? Liquid or illiquid?

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Five New Year’s Resolutions for Your Wallet

“I resolve that I will eat better and exercise more.” The diet and exercise resolution is one I make—and unfortunately break—every year.

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The pros and cons of index investing

Index fund investing is one of the safest forms of investment you can make. Like any investment strategy, there are pros and cons to be considered.

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Earn and relax: How to make sure your money market funds are safe

Money market funds are designed to be low risk investment strategies and are good options to consider during financial planning.

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Protecting your nest egg: How to identify investment fraud warning signs

Con artists typically focus on older adults because they think they’re easy targets. Learn how to fight back against investment fraud by knowing the signs.

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How to squeeze every last dime from your investments

Educate yourself before you make investment decisions; diversify your investments to achieve lower risk with higher returns.