4 Secrets to a Happy Retirement, Ep #76

If asked, most people are hopeful they will have a happy retirement. They’re just not sure they’re taking all the necessary steps to get there. We all have those moments in our busy lives where we stop and ponder, am…

Why Should You Diversify?

When international stock returns lag, investors may feel tempted to double down on their home market. Historical data suggests the long-term benefits of diversifying globally. Why Should You Diversify? With US stocks outperforming non-US stocks in recent years, some investors…

2019 Contribution Limits

For 2019, just about all of the contribution limits have increased. A very good practice is to contribute enough of your salary to receive at least the employer match. Also, pay raises often present an easy opportunity to increase your…

Top 5 Blog Posts from 2018

The end of the year is quickly approaching, so we thought it would be fun to close out the year with our top 5 blog posts from 2018! Here’s our 5 most read posts from this past year, with an…

Stop the Show!

How flexible is your retirement income strategy?  When I think about retirement income I always remember Jerry’s Nana on Seinfeld who lived on a “very fixed income.”  She sent Jerry a check for $10 every year on his birthday which…

Crystal Balls and CAPE

When it comes to maintaining a globally diversified equity portfolio, relative stock market valuations should be considered when determining which areas of the market are best positioned to outperform. As noted in ‘Why have US stocks performed so well?’ and…