When I was a stock broker in California – one of the hottest housing markets in the US – real-estate was my competition. “Everyone” was making money in real-estate so why would they invest in the stock market? I needed an angle I went to the Board of Realtors and got prices for 2-3 and 4 bedroom homes in the area, both at the current pr...Read More
Is there a favorite place that you frequent? Do you love spending time there? Do you enjoy their product or service? Maybe, possibly, it could turn into a perfect retirement dream job. Try volunteering somewhere and see if you like it. If you are all a great fit for each other, maybe it can turn into employment where you earn income. Over half of r...Read More
Costco seems to understand the baby boomers are retiring and nearing retirement. Baby boomers were born between 1946 and 1964 and love to shop. Costco has been a long time favorite of retirees and senior citizens. It has several ranges of products dedicated to the demographic, even bulk items, while keeping the prices are also attractive! Here’s so...Read More
Since about 10,000 baby boomers are celebrating their 65th birthday each day, the topic of retirement is thought about more frequently within this generation. Some baby boomers are discovering that even though they have worked toward retiring for decades, they are not as prepared as they need to be. There are some frequent misunderstandings that ba...Read More
We all realize we should be saving for retirement. Most of us know we should be saving more than we currently are toward our retirement goals. What happens when there’s job loss, cut-backs, layoffs, illness, and other unforeseen events during your working years? It impacts your retirement savings. Do you know anybody who has avoided financial...Read More
There are two major takeaways from the latest main segment on Last Week Tonight: 1) Regardless of your age, it’s important to plan for the care you’ll need in old age and 2) hippos are godless killing machines (though more on that second thing later).