Investors often enjoy the excitement that comes with a strong bull market as we watch our investment portfolios grow. During these times, we aim to maximize the value and performance of our investments. And when bear markets hit, we seek to protect these assets. Whether we’re dealing with expansion cycles or recessionary risk cycles, we’re
For retirees who are passionate about a cause, creating a nonprofit to advance it may seem like the perfect solution. In reality, starting a socially minded organization can be as challenging as launching a new business. Like most business entrepreneurs, Ellen Kamp started her nonprofit to fill a gap in the market. In 2006, at
Saving enough money to pay for all the things you want to do in retirement is no small task. Many retirees end up compromising on their retirement plans because there simply isn’t enough money to do it all. But if you can get the most out of every dollar, you may be able to do
The best way to be effective at managing your money is to have clear goals, to prioritize them, and to take action to achieve them. If you’re trying to do too many things at once, it can be overwhelming and important financial accomplishments could be harder to achieve. Setting your money priorities the wrong way
Housing is the single biggest monthly expense for many families, so if you don’t have a housing payment to worry about during your retirement years your savings will last you a lot longer. Paying off your mortgage by the time you retire isn’t complicated; it just requires a little preparation. Your repayment plan If you
There are increasing numbers of older people starting their own business. When people retire they face a great challenge; how to survive without a job and how to find a purpose in life. For some it is an opportunity to pursue hobbies and sports that they love but others miss the buzz of the workplace.