How Social Security Spousal Benefits Impact Your Retirement

If you’re married, Social Security spousal benefits can impact your retirement.  Today we’ll take a deeper dive into how they work.  And if you are no longer married, we have a bonus tip for you at the end. Video: How Social Security Spousal Benefits Impact Your Retirement. Plan for A Better Retirement We created Monday […]

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5 Reasons to Start Your Social Security at 62

For most of us, waiting to take your Social Security makes sense.  But here are 5 reasons to start your Social Security at 62. Video: 5 Reasons to Start Your Social Security at 62 Plan for A Better Retirement We created Monday Morning Money with one goal in mind—give you information which will inspire you […]

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Evaluating Your Social Security Decision

Evaluating your Social Security decision can be tricky. Waiting to start benefits can pay off—if you live long enough. We’ll show you one way you can look at your situation. Video: Evaluating Your Social Security Decision Plan for A Better Retirement We created Monday Morning Money with one goal in mind.  Give you information to […]

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Have To Retire Early? Here is What Happens.

Nearly half of Americans plan to work beyond age 65. But studies show only 19% are able to do so. For some retiring at a younger age is a choice. They’ve saved enough and confidently walk away. But what if you have to retire early? What happens to your finances?

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How Would A Roth IRA Impact Your Retirement?

We all know Roth IRA’s allow for tax free growth.  But how will a Roth IRA impact your retirement?  We’ll take a look at a couple of real life examples to show you the real value of these accounts. Video: How Would A Roth IRA Impact Your Retirement? Plan for A Better Retirement We created […]

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Will Your Retirement Savings Last 23 Years?

Will your retirement savings last 23 years?  That is the big question. How do we use our savings to generate income, and not see our balance go to zero before our blood pressure does. It’s a clear and simple way to define a basic level of financial success in retirement. Video: Will Your Retirement Savings […]

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A Million Dollar Coffee Habit? Really? Ep 12

About once a week, Susan and I will stop for a latté at Stoked Coffee.  Each one costs a little more than $3.00.  Some people stop far more often.  Will a daily latté result in a million dollar coffee habit?  We’ll talk about it in today’s episode of Monday Morning Money. Video: A Million Dollar […]

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5 Lessons for Financial Success – Ep. 11

Last week, my daughter graduated from college. Unfortunately, they don’t teach kids much about money in school. They learn some things from their parents. Others they learn from their own experience. I thought this was an appropriate “gift” for my daughter: 5 Lessons for Financial Success. Video:  5 Lessons for Financial Success https://youtu.be/A-jj2eGAME4 Plan for […]

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