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Using a Health Savings Account For Retirement

Using a Health Savings Account For Retirement

Have you ever had to take care of an elderly parent or grandparent? If so, you know it’s not an easy thing to do. Having an elderly relative live with you can put a strain on your family. Particularly if you’re raising kids at the same time. But a nursing home can be...
Career Risk Can Derail Your Retirement Plans

Career Risk Can Derail Your Retirement Plans

As I get close to turning 45 I’m finding that my Apple newsfeed is increasingly filled with stories about retirement and how to deal with getting older. I’ve even received mail from AARP asking me to join their group. All I can say is to Apple and AARP is  – “I...
Investing Terms: Target Date Funds

Investing Terms: Target Date Funds

The last few weeks we’ve been in a series called “Investing Terms.” I’ve gone over the key reasons why you want to be investing your money for your future goals. And last week, I talked about “asset allocation” – what it is, and why it’s important. This...
Investing Terms: Asset Allocation

Investing Terms: Asset Allocation

I argued last week that investing is an important part of reaching your financial goals. There are two reasons for this. You need to overcome the burden of inflation, and you need to allow your money to “work for you” over the long-term. The natural next question is:...