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.

Beating Uncle Sam with tax-free growth

As a CPA, I have spent the last three decades helping people to pay the least amount of taxes legally allowed by law.

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?

Tease photo

Are your meds driving you to the poor house? Tips to reduce costs

Excellent health is worth all the riches in the world -- but that doesn't mean you have to spend that much to achieve it.

Tease photo

Tips to cutting energy bills for retirees

Cutting a high electric bill down to manageable size need not be expensive. Low cost, simple improvements achieve this goal.

Tease photo

Grocery store penny-pinching tips for retirees on a budget

Learning how to shop smart at the grocery store can save valuable dollars for budget wary retirees. Coupons, bulk purchasing and other tips will help keep your wallets and bellies full.

Tease photo

The haggler's bible: Learning to cut expenses through haggling

There are many opportunities to reduce your debt, save on major purchases, and even get the best deal on everything you buy when you learn the art of haggling. A common practice in other countries, be a savvy consumer and haggle your way to the best deal on everything you purchase from a new car to vacations.