Maximizing Your Social Security Benefits

Maximizing Your Social Security Benefits

Do you want to make the most out of your Social Security benefits? When retiring, people envision seeing the world. Whether you dream of riding a gondola in Venice’s Grand Canal or hiking your way up Machu Picchu, you are seeking experiences. Instead of these dreams...
Patience Pays Off With Current U.S. Stocks

Patience Pays Off With Current U.S. Stocks

For all the headlines extolling new stock market highs, this year has been a frustrating one for investors. For starters, since Jan 31st, most major asset classes are down, including U.S. stocks, foreign stocks, investment-grade corporate bonds, treasuries, and even...
Retirement Living

Retirement Living

There were three articles that appeared in the WSJ over the weekend on “retirement living.”  The first of the three highlights the fact that many people choose to continue to work through their retirement years. ‘The Trick Is to Look Like...
Surprising 10 Truths About Retirement

Surprising 10 Truths About Retirement

Retirement is not generational: You are now responsible for your own finances. The days of the decades long careers are over and pensions are becoming obsolete. We are in a period where pensions are transitioning to a self-managed IRA or 401(k) plan. Increased life...
Now is Not the Time to be Bullish on Emerging Markets

Now is Not the Time to be Bullish on Emerging Markets

The spillover effects of tightening monetary policy in the U.S. continue to hit emerging markets, as higher rates here make funding costs rise there, and make risky assets, in general, less attractive. Coupled with the current path of “de-globalization” vis a vis the...