When I was a teenager, one of my favorite musicians was Mac Davis, a crossover country and pop star whose hits included “Baby, Don’t Get Hooked on Me” and “One Hell of a Woman.” I still remember one summer, when I was about 15 or 16 and working at the Ohio State Fair. He was […]
If you think that saving for retirement is hard, wait until it comes time to spend it. When you are working and making contributions to a retirement plan, it’s pretty easy. You open a retirement account, contribute to it regularly, and off you go. If you are lucky enough to have a company-sponsored plan, you […]
Our take on the run-up in the market since the election; and what it means for your portfolio!
Our teachers are a very special group. They work long hours for low pay, helping to shape the minds of our young. They are a very important part of our society. So why do the local governments that they serve allow them to be taken advantage of when it comes to their retirement planning? I […]
The beginning of a new year always brings us the opportunity to make positive changes in our lives. Over the years, we’ve all set resolutions to lose weight, quit smoking, save more money, spend less, spend more time with our loved ones, etc. But there’s one resolution that I’ve never seen anyone talk about; one […]
Happy New Year! The old cliché’ is that the time goes by faster as you get older. Well, I seem to have reached the age where Father Time feels like he’s running at full speed. I hope that you had a warm and wonderful holiday season. We’d like to start this year with a wish […]
In this short video, we address the surprising results of last night’s election, and the just-as-surprising turn that the market took in response. Bob Rall, CFP®
Here’s our take on the upcoming Presidential Election and how it might affect your portfolio. Bob Rall, CFP®
This message is mostly intended for our clients and friends along the east coast, but there is a good lesson here for all of us. When Hurricane Matthew came to visit recently, there was the potential for devastation like we haven’t seen since Hurricanes Andrew and Katrina. Until the last minute “wobble” that took the […]
In this week’s video blog, we explain why it’s never time to time the market.