Monthly Archives: September 2007

It’s hard to eat your house

By Randy I hear it from clients all the time, “My house is my best investment for retirement.” Unfortunately your “investment” is also the place you live and therefore is not really an investment. Don’t get me wrong, there are a lot of smart financial reasons to own a home, but don’t fool yourself into […]

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Retirement Planning – It’s Not Just About 401k’s and IRA’s

By Mariette This past year was a real eye opener for me. I never used to be concerned about health insurance; I was healthy, took good care of myself and never bothered with it unless I happened to have a job where it was part of the benefits. I had lived in Europe for many […]

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Balancing your life with your retirement vision

By Mariette I don’t have a million dollars, nor will I anytime in the near future. That’s okay, it isn’t one of my goals. Yes, I want to have some money saved for retirement so that at the very least I only have to work part-time in the last part of my life, but I’m […]

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14+ Ways You Can Save Money

By Mariette I’ve been looking at a lot of blogs and websites recently that talk about ways to save money or to be frugal, so I thought I would share some of my suggestions and some good links to add to the mix. One of the first things you realise when you start delving into […]

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Investing in Volatile Markets

The latest from Randy: As we watch the stock market zip up and down it’s really hard to bring yourself to invest. When is the right time to invest? Should I invest all at once or a little bit at a time? Will the market go lower? Should I sell what I have in the […]

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Retirement – the Next Generation

By Mariette We are moving out of an age where we can assume we will be taken care of in our retirement by pensions and social security. With that movement comes a need to rethink not only our own need to save for retirement but also how we educate our children in retirement planning. Unfortunately […]

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