Month: October 2014

How Well Do You Understand Taxes In Retirement?

There are many common phrases that reference the certainties of taxes.  One of the most popular is Benjamin Franklin’s “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.”  Unfortunately, this phrase does have some truth.  And unfortunately again, taxes for most people do not ever stop – not even in…
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October 15, 2014 0

The Labor Market Still Stinks… Despite a Good Jobs Report

According to an article that appeared on Yahoo last week, Rick Newman says we need to look below and behind the numbers to see what’s really going on in the jobs market.  (Read article here.)  The chart below, put out by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, does a good job of presenting his case. While…
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October 9, 2014 0

Be On The Lookout

A defined benefit pension plan, where a company promises to pay a retiree a set amount each month during retirement, has been a staple in many people’s retirement plan for a long time. However, things have changed a lot lately for these defined benefit pension plans. If you read the book Jeremy and I wrote…
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October 2, 2014 0