Retirement

Is It Really Possible to Earn Free Retirement Stock?

Is It Really Possible to Earn Free Retirement Stock?

Reading Time: 5 minutes Buzzwords abound in today’s society: passive income, cash back rewards, and now free retirement stock. But are these buzzwords full of fluff, or is there anything investors can really benefit from here? We’ve all heard the saying “nothing in life is free.” And I’m sorry to report that statement still holds quite true. However, in […]

One-Stock Retirement vs. Diversification

One-Stock Retirement vs. Diversification

Reading Time: 5 minutes One-stock retirement. Those three words can stop you in your tracks, right? Is it a scam? A gimmick? Is it just click-bait? Well, not exactly.  Over the years, several financial advisors floated this idea and once in a while it gets some traction.  The concept suggests that investing modestly in just one stock could be […]

A Guide to Finding Dividend Stocks for Retirement

A Guide to Finding Dividend Stocks for Retirement

Reading Time: 6 minutes It’s hard to imagine a peaceful and happy retirement without a stable income. Sadly, bank deposits and bonds — the two conservative investments with the most predictable cash flows — can now barely cover inflation due to ultra-low interest rates across the world.  This leaves dividend stocks as the primary income-generating financial asset for retirement […]

Where to Look for the Best Stocks for Retirement

Where to Look for the Best Stocks for Retirement

Reading Time: 9 minutes Choosing stocks for retirement is very different from how most people invest in the stock market: searching for the next Amazon or trying to make some short-term profits. In the past, financial advisers often considered the stock market too risky for traditional retirement planning, recommending bonds as the main source of income.  The common advice […]

If Not Now – WHEN??

If Not Now – WHEN??

Reading Time: 6 minutes My grandfather was a WWII Army Sargent, an uneducated farmer with a Ph.D. in common sense. One of the lessons he preached; the longer you ignore a problem, the more it will grow. Fed Chairman Jerome Powell never met my grandfather. This Schiff Gold article confirms my grandfather’s thinking: (Emphasis mine) “During a webinar sponsored by the […]

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How Good Is Your Comfortable Retirement Guarantee?

Reading Time: 5 minutes For generations Baby Boomers were told to follow certain rules and, with Social Security, then later Medicare, they were guaranteed a safe, comfortable retirement. Oops! For many it is not happening; did they fail to read the small print, or understand things? Dictionary.com defines guarantee, with some examples: noun “a promise or assurance, especially one in writing, that something […]

The Great Roundup

The Great Roundup

Reading Time: 6 minutes As a youngster, every Saturday we would head to the movies for a double feature of cowboy movies; all for the price of a quarter. Sandwiched between the storyline we saw scenes of cowboys rounding up cattle, herding them toward parts unknown. That was before McDonald’s, and we never saw them marching to the slaughterhouse. […]