When Is the Best Time to Invest?

Investing in the stock market is a great way to grow your money for retirement, but it can also be extremely nerve-wracking. The markets are always volatile, and there’s no guarantee that you’ll be able to ride out the ups and downs.

The truth is, there’s no perfect time to invest. There will always be an element of risk involved—no matter what your investment strategy is or how much time you’ve put into researching your portfolio. But with these tips, you’ll be able to reduce some of the volatility of the market so that when things do go down (and they will!), your losses won’t be as severe. Read More

Do Taxes Impact Your Economic Decisions?

Taxes impact decisions in a very real way. When it comes down to it, people like paying lower taxes because it means more money in their pockets!

Why did Tyreek Hill choose to play for Miami instead of the NY Jet’s? He has a great reason. Jerseyites think about it for a minute – same for New Yorkers, Californians and others! And this is just football. Think about major corporations and the jobs they bring. Read More

Is Real Estate A Good Investment for Retirement

So if you’re considering investing in real estate, you should know the benefits (and the downfalls).

Including real estate in your investing portfolio adds diversity to reduce your overall investment risk. And there are many ways to achieve this. Some options may be buying real estate investment trusts (REITs). Others, may be more active like buying and holding rental properties for cash flow and capital appreciation. This type require active involvement and a fair amount of knowledge to be successful.

Here are the advantages of real estate investing; Read More

5 Tips to Transition Into Retirement

You’ve made it! You’ve reached retirement.

Now what?

When it comes to retirement, many people focus almost entirely on the money. Retirement is a time of transition. It’s the end of one chapter and the beginning of the next. It can be scary, but it doesn’t have to be. There are lots of things you can do to make your new lifestyle as successful as possible—and we’re here to help you get started.

There’s no one right way to retire; every person’s path is different and unique. But there are some best practices that can make your transition into retirement smoother and more successful.

Here are 5 tips for a happy transition into your new life. Read More

Stop ESG Investing

If you are saving for retirement (or retired) it is in your best interest to get as much out of your investments in the stock market as possible. You should always eliminate political virtue signalling from your investment decision-making.

ESG stands for Environmental, Social and Governance. The strategy means investing in companies that score high on these factors as determined by a (usually biased) third-party company or group. The assumption is that the better a company’s ESG score is, the better their overall performance.

ESG investing sounds great. It also makes you feel good about the investments you make and should help you sleep better at night. But it may not be all that it seems, especially for investors who don’t fully understand what it is and how it works. Read More

Are You Considering Delaying Retirement

Have you been thinking about delaying retirement?

If so, you’re not alone. According to a recent survey of American workers, more than half of those surveyed said they plan on working past the age of 65. But why?

  • Is it because people are getting living longer?
  • Do you need to work longer to save up enough money to retire?
  • Is it that rapid inflation means retirement is going to cost more?
  • Are just plain scared of what happens when you stop working?

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