According to a new Winthrop University survey, 40% of the retired people in SC are living below the level that they would like.
Wall Street Steward Blog
According to Merriam, a habit is “a recurrent, often unconscious pattern of behavior that is acquired through frequent repetition.”
“On the first day of Christmas, my true love sent to meeeee….”
Your true love may be sending you a partridge in a pear tree this holiday season…
What should I do if I am behind on my retirement savings plan?
One of the least rewarding parts of my job…
A friend of mine recently asked me to write a piece about Roth IRAs. This is no ordinary friend, so I decided to partake in the endeavor. But, in my typical rebel fashion, I promised myself that my contribution to the Roth IRA network of articles would be neither status quo, nor boring. Search #RothIRAMovement on Twitter if you want the play by play…that’s what all the cool kids are doing.
I am not yet retired, and the way the financial markets have acted over the past decade, I may never reach that point.
Continuing Education. A very necessary thing, but an even more boring thing. Recently I completed 24 hours of insurance CE over the course of 3 grueling days. Despite the topic being horrifically boring, the instructor did a great job of teaching and kept the sessions interesting by including humor and personal stories. Thanks to him, I learned quite a bit.
As we enter the holiday season, many investors tend to neglect their investment portfolios. There are so many things to worry about already. If your holiday season looks like ours, it can be summarized by this run-on sentence: Thanksgiving Dinner, family in town, the annoying in-laws, Christmas shopping, decorating the house, reading “Twas the Night Before Christmas” to our little ones….Christmas is gone. Time to break out the bubbly and kiss the one you love as they scream “HAPPY NEW YEAR” while you ponder how long that resolution will hold.
You ever have one of those moments where you are trying to recall the name of a movie, or an actor’s name, or the name of your first grade teacher, etc? You know the feeling….the “this is going to drive me nuts until I think of it” feeling.
In order to be competent in finance, you must first get your bachelor’s degree in acronyms. At least that is what I have been told by the “experts.” Maybe I will get to that level one day, but as of right now, the more I learn, the more I realize that I do not know.