Retirement

Boomers: Six Roadblocks To A Successful Retirement

Boomers: Six Roadblocks To A Successful Retirement

Are you bumping up against some unexpected roadblocks to your planned retirement? There are solutions and we can start now to minimize the effect of unexpected bumps in the road.

 
 

Baby Boomers: Strategic Default vs. Mortgage Morality

Baby Boomers: Strategic Default vs. Mortgage Morality

Are your real estate holdings underwater? Do you owe more on your mortgage than your property is worth? Struggling homeowner’s are under tremendous financial and emotional pressure due to the crash in the economy and real estate market.

 
 

Baby Boomers – Start Your Engines!

Baby Boomers – Start  Your Engines!

The future of online business is unlimited in its potential and what it can do for Baby Boomers as we face an uncertain economic future. Among the basics for success is driving traffic to your online enterprise.

 
 

Baby Boomers It’s Time to Lose Your Debt

Baby Boomers It’s Time to Lose Your Debt

Many are already feeling the crushing burden of too much debt. Retirement may no longer be an option unless and until you get your debt under control, preferably eliminated. You may need to create a second or third stream of income to really cover expenses.

Inflation in basic necessities is raging and expected to increase. There’s no time to lose in getting rid of debt that’s dragging you into the ditch.

 
 

How Are Touchscreens Affecting Our Everyday Lives?

How Are Touchscreens Affecting Our Everyday Lives?

Touchscreen technologies are sweeping the nation. The most popular touchscreen, carried in the pockets of millions of people, is the smart phone. Living in an age of constant change, developers also successfully incorporated touchscreen technology to revolutionize the computer into a portable device known as the Tablet PC. But have you ever stopped to realize just how many touchscreens you use on a daily basis?

 
 

Are You Fit to Monetize? 5 Ways to Trim the Fat

Are You Fit to Monetize? 5 Ways to Trim the Fat

Have you ever said, “I can do so many things well, I don’t know what service or product to offer?”

You fall into a large percentage of highly talented people who are extremely competent in areas that are not their strengths. As a gifted learner with a commitment to excellence and efficiency, you know how to do a lot, and perform it better than most. Your challenge when you want to start a business where the product is YOU, is

 
 

Stranger in a Strange Retirement-Land

Stranger in a Strange Retirement-Land

Most of us have never retired before. This makes it hard to count on experience to figure out what to do. Role models are few and guide books confusing. Once retired, it takes months to realize we are not on an extended vacation but part of a new permanent lifestyle. In many ways entering retirement seems like . . .

 
 

Estate Planning Tools: Lifetime Gifting Program-Seven Factors To Consider

Estate Planning Tools: Lifetime Gifting Program-Seven Factors To Consider

An invaluable part of any estate plan can be the strategic and systematic use of the annual gift tax exclusion. By properly planning your estate distribution strategy over a number of years, you can successfully lower, or even eliminate, estate shrinkage from administration, death taxes and probate costs.

 
 

Missed It By That Much

Missed It By That Much

Many of us watched Maxwell Smart in the Get Smart television series. Among his antics he would repel through a doorway or to the top of a nearby building. Inevitably, he would crash into the door jam or hit the side of the building and would comment, holding his thumb and forefinger about an inch apart, he missed it by that much.

Similar things can happen in our retirement plan when we over or under estimate how much it costs for us . . .

 
 

Baby Boomers: Adventures in Nest Swapping

Baby Boomers: Adventures in Nest Swapping

One of the many advantages to having an “empty” nest is the freedom to swap your nest with other adventurous types. We decided that before we sold our house, we would try using it as bait for a cheap month in New York City.