Stocks Climb A Wall of Worry

Stocks climb a wall of worry. What does this mean?  Today, we talk about: The news always seems bad Recessions, trade wars and now impeachment dominate the headlines. But the stock market? What has it done. We’ll talk about it on this episode of Monday Morning Money. Watch: Stocks Climb A Wall Of Worry https://youtu.be/4o_OE478qzgPlease be […]

Continue reading

Do You Need A Million Dollars To Retire?

Do You Need A Million Dollars to Retire?

For some reason, people are fixated on this big round number. Some people will need at least that much if not more. Others will be able to make it work with less—sometimes much less.
We’ll talk about the factors which determine the answer to the “how much” question. And we’ll give you a brief example of how much income a $1,000,000 nest egg can provide.

Continue reading

An Ice Cold COLA

The Social Security cost of living adjustment, or COLA, is designed to help retirees combat inflation.  The SSA recently announced the improvement for 2020.  Spoiler alert:  This is an ice cold COLA. Video: An Ice Cold COLA Each Episode of Monday Morning Money is also broadcast on Local Radio, WMOA (1490 AM and 101.3 FM).  You […]

Continue reading

When Planning for Retirement, Where Do You Start?

When preparing for retirement, where do you start?  That is a question submitted by Tony.  Today, on Monday Morning Money we’ll answer it. Video: Answering A Reader Question, Where Do You Start? Each Episode of Monday Morning Money is also broadcast on Local Radio, WMOA (1490 AM and 101.3 FM).  You can hear it at 11:07 every […]

Continue reading

September Client Letter

September Client Letter Quarterly reports will be mailed out very soon.  Included with those reports is our September Client Letter.  If you would like to download a PDF copy of the letter, click on th image to the right. Click image to download Stay Informed. Join our mailing list to stay up to date on […]

Continue reading

People are Living Longer

People are living longer. This creates bigger challenges for your nest egg.   Video: People are Living Longer Each Episode of Monday Morning Money is also broadcast on Local Radio, WMOA (1490 AM and 101.3 FM).  You can hear it at 11:07 every Monday.  In addition, you can also hear this episode on our YouTube Channel.  Please […]

Continue reading

No Commissions for Equity Trades

Yesterday, TD Ameritrade announced there would be no commissions for equity trades. They reduced the ticket charge from $6.95 to zero on all stock and option trades. This includes Exchange Traded funds-also known as ETF’s. ETF’s are the largest type of security we use in clients’ accounts. What Does No Commissions For Equity Trades Mean […]

Continue reading