Articles from August, 2015


Taxes, Retirement, and Timing Social Security

August 31st, 2015

The advantages of tax deferral are often emphasized when it comes to saving for retirement. So it might seem like a good idea to hold … Read More


Six Life Insurance Mistakes to Avoid

August 31st, 2015

Life insurance has long been recognized as a useful way to provide for your heirs and loved ones when you die. Naming your policy’s beneficiaries … Read More


Correlation and Portfolio Performance

August 31st, 2015

Different types of investments are subject to different types of risk. On days when you notice that stock prices have fallen, for example, it would … Read More


The Cost of Credit

August 13th, 2015

Sometimes you need to borrow money, especially to pay for a large purchase such as a home or a car. It’s easy to focus on … Read More


Five Ways to Manage Risk in Your Retirement Savings Plan

August 13th, 2015

Your employer-sponsored retirement savings plan is a convenient way to help you accumulate money for retirement. Using payroll deductions, you invest for the future automatically, … Read More


Financial Mistakes People Make at Different Ages

August 13th, 2015

There’s a saying that with age comes wisdom, but this may not always be true in the financial world. As people move through different life … Read More