You are about to retire – things are going to change. Do you need a financial planner to have a successful retirement?Details
As much as we would prefer a world where doctors could focus exclusively on addressing our health care questions strictly according to our highest interests, we know that reality is less rosy. Best intentions are often complicated by multiple parties, conflicting incentives and confusing costs. The more informed you are of any undisclosed motivations – who is compensating whom, and how – the better your choices can be when deciding to whom to turn for your family’s quality medical care.Details
It’s hard to think all the way back to January 2016, but the year began with a bit of a shock when US stocks had their worst start in history. Then came the Brexit vote in June, when non-US Stocks dropped approximately 7% over a three week period. And then came the US Presidential election, when US stocks dropped approximately 5% in the weeks leading up to the election.
But by the end of the year, those investors who stayed the course saw positive returns across the board.
Evidence suggests that one’s ability and willingness to save is the greatest predictor of long-term wealth and ultimate financial independence. Therefore, it is never too early to teach your children to save. Now, this will not be an easy feat – after all, as human beings, we prefer instant gratification, especially children.Details