July 10, 2014
I think managing investments for retirement income in the “distribution” phase is much scarier than figuring out how to invest during the “accumulation” phase. At least in the accumulation phase you have some time on your side. At distribution, there is no make-up time for investment mistakes or market downturns.
June 22, 2012
More than a million women will go through a divorce this year in the United States, if Census Bureau figures stay similar to last year’s. The emotional and psychological toll cannot be measured, but the financial impact often can. In addition to the outright costs of a divorce that can be viewed on a spreadsheet, […]
December 8, 2011
You’ve probably seen the show before—ABC’s “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.” Host Ty Pennington and his crew pick a family whose housing has deteriorated, often in the aftermath of a job loss, medical problems or death. The chosen family’s future is bleak, and emotions run high with the description of lost dreams. Extreme Makeover Home Edition […]