5 Ideal Trips For Your Retirement Years

Originally posted on Risk Rut:
After decades of hard work, retirees can take advantage of their more open schedule and travel. Retirement offers the freedom of taking longer trips and travelling in the “off-season.” Experience and appreciate America’s natural beauty and heritage. Spend your pension wisely. Research and plan trips that suit your tastes and…

The Million Dollar Myth

A million dollars just doesn’t go as far as it used to.  According to a New York Times article, $1 million in 1953 is the equivalent of $8.7 million today.  A million dollars invested in municipal bonds today, what was traditionally considered the risk free investment choice for retirees, withdrawn at 4% annually, has only…

Should you pay off your mortgage or invest?

Breaking Up With Work is Hard to Do.

Originally posted on florencetadah:
You would think after all our years of working, that it would be easy to finally leave work for good. We’ve dreamt about it and I’m sure we’ve all uttered at least once the words “I can’t wait to retire”. However the reality of it is quite different. For many of…