Will Millennials EVER Retire?

As a Generation X advisor who started a little slowly myself, I remember the questions (when I was in my 20s) about whether the “slacker generation” would ever get our lives together. I’m figuring it out, I think Gen X is figuring it out, and I’m not worried...

HOW MUCH DO YOU SPEND ON HEALTHCARE?

Healthcare costs have been going up for a long time. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services reported annual health spending – healthcare paid for through private health insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, or out-of-pocket spending by businesses, households and...

Imagine Life After Earned Income!

What is “Retirement.” We all do different things in retirement, but we all end up similarly retired. What does the word even mean? The Oxford Dictionary defines retirement as: “the action or fact of leaving one’s job and ceasing to work.” And that is the core...

Are You Retiring From or Retiring To?

Everywhere you turn there is another article on “Retirement.” But, what is retirement? Can we really speak of Retirement as a singular thing that we all experience? The Oxford Dictionary defines retirement as: “the action or fact of leaving one’s job and ceasing to...

How Long Do You Want to Live?

In 2013, the Pew Research Center asked Americans about the ideal lifespan. More than two-thirds (69 percent) gave an age between 79 and 100. Four percent wanted to live to be anywhere from 101 to 120, and another four percent wanted to live beyond 120. It’s...