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The Stock Market: Three Days Post Election

The Stock Market: Three Days Post Election

FRIDAY 10:30 AM. The graph is obvious. Three days after the reelection of Barack Obama the stock market is still reeling. The media is blaming it on European challenges and a built in cushion because so many expected Romney to win the election. Pad it as they may, the stock market is now facing the […]

Retirement Planning at 40-Something – Halftime of the Big Game

LUBBOCK, Texas, Sept. 11, 2012  – If you started retirement planning early in your career, it’s good news by the time you hit your 40s. But for those 40-somethings just thinking about retirement – it’s like halftime in a football game. Since football season is upon us, we’ll use the gridiron analogy. Let’s face it; […]

Barney Frank Ruins Mayan Expert's Big Break On TV

Barney Frank announced that he wasn’t running for re-election yesterday, and it’s almost like you could see the rays of sunlight beaming down on him while an angel’s chorus sang out, right?  A lot of people were happy that he made his announcement yesterday, but do you know who wasn’t?  This guy: Arthur Demarest got […]

Feds Targeted for $600M in Improper Retirement Payments

“Feds Targeted for $600M in Improper Retirement Payments” An Extremely Deceiving Headline By Dell Hill When Fox News first reported this story, the $600 million dollar figure jumped right off the page and slapped me up-side the head. Six hundred million is a LOT of money. But, as it turns out, that headline is extremely […]

New Mobile Technology Transforms How America’s Workers Save for Retirement

Innovative Financial Advisors pilot cutting-edge process resulting in dramatic improvements in retirement savings SANTA ROSA, Calif., Aug. 31, 2011 — According to The Employee Benefit Research Institute, in their 2011 Retirement Confidence Study, fully 70 percent of American workers say they are not where they need to be with their retirement savings. Less than half […]

Tax Expert’s Advice: Don’t Count on Social Security

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., July 1, 2011 — According to a poll taken earlier this year, 77 percent of voters think Social Security is in danger. Fewer Americans, however, approve of increasing the retirement age. Voters were split on permitting people to invest their Social Security taxes into personal retirement accounts. Tax expert Dr. Friday, aka “The […]

Darning The National Fabric

Our country is stumbling blindly down an unsustainable path. While much is being made about the National Debt and how it is damaging our grand children’s futures, there is a much larger problem. Personal debt is destroying our national fabric as we speak. It is easy to understand the dangers of $14 trillion dollars worth […]

The Alliance Interview – In-Depth Look into Conservative Alternative to AARP

On Monday, I had the opportunity to spend a little under an hour with the President of  The Alliance for Retirement Prosperity, Dr. Larry Hunter.  Dr. Hunter is a supply-side economist that has worked in the Reagan White House as well as numerous Conservative initiatives such as Empowering America and the Social Security Institute. On […]

AARP Alternative, Alliance for Retirement Prosperity, to Launch Wednesday

In a press release Monday, the Alliance for Retirement Prosperity announced that it would be announcing the “Conservative Alternative to AARP” on September 15th. “The Alliance offers seniors and boomers a greater choice of products and services, bigger discounts and lower prices than AARP; plus a conservative political philosophy and agenda that will go head […]

Are You Running Your 401k?  Are You Sure?

Are You Running Your 401k? Are You Sure?

The Wall Street Journal published an article by Eleanor Laise that highlights an increasing practice by employers.  Taking more-and-more control of employee’s retirement accounts. “The greater employer control is a philosophical shift in 401(k)s and other defined-contribution plans, which held $3.5 trillion at the end of last year. The new, more-paternalistic approach, with employers making […]