Archive for November, 2012

Retirement

Important Decisions for Retirees and Near-Retirees

Important Decisions for Retirees and Near-Retirees

The years immediately preceding retirement, and the first couple of years of actual retirement, are a critical time for individuals. After carefully planning and diligently saving for retirement most of their lives, individuals must make some important decisions during this time. “These decisions could have a big impact on an [...]

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Finances

Are Low Yields the New Normal?

Are Low Yields the New Normal?

The phrase “the new normal” has been thrown around a lot lately to describe many different things. It was originally coined by author Roger McNamee in his 2004 book of this title, which describes how the 21st century represents a new era of heightened uncertainty, but also opportunity. Low Rates [...]

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Finances

Aim To Make Yourself Recession Proof

Aim To Make Yourself Recession Proof

The news headlines today say the US is facing a financial cliff. In tough economic times, we may be tempted to overreact and make rash decisions, especially when the media is constantly bombarding us with doom and gloom. Instead of becoming a victim of all the bad news, it is [...]

by × November 7, 2012 × 0 comments