Using life expectancy to plan for a long and healthy retirement

If you’re like the typical person, you probably have a good idea of when you want to retire. But have you put much thought into how long your retirement is set to last? Unlike a sabbatical or other major financial goals, it’s not always clear how long it will last because your retirement timeline depends […]

How will inflation impact your retirement?

Inflation

Gas used to cost thirty cents a gallon, and other important reasons to factor inflation into your retirement plan. A dollar doesn’t buy what it used to. That’s not just a saying, it’s a fact. In the United States, relatively low inflation rates have still compounded to dramatically reduce buying power for average Americans. For […]