Reducing the Risk of Outliving Your Money “What is your greatest retirement fear?” If you ask any group of retirees and pre-retirees this question, “outliving my money” will likely be one of the top answers. In fact, 51% of investors surveyed for a 2019 AIG retirement study ranked outliving their money as their top anxiety.1 […]
Should You Care What the Financial Markets Do Each Day? Investors are people, and people are often impatient. No one likes to wait in line or wait longer than they have to for something, especially today when so much is just a click or two away. This impatience also manifests itself in the financial markets. […]
Regardless of how the markets may perform, consider making the following part of your investment philosophy: Diversification. The saying “don’t put all your eggs in one basket” has real value when it comes to investing. In a bear or bull market, certain asset classes may perform better than others. If your assets are mostly held […]
Why Having a Financial Professional Matters What kind of role can a financial professional play for an investor? The answer: a very important one. While the value of such a relationship is hard to quantify, the intangible benefits may be significant and long-lasting. There are certain investors who turn to a financial professional […]
Provided by Blanke Schein Wealth Management Most parents want to give their children the best opportunity for success and getting into the right college may help open doors. According to the latest income-per-education-level data available from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, American adults who have a bachelor’s degree had median weekly earnings of $1,173 and […]
Provided by Blanke Schein Wealth Management Investment inaction is played out in many ways, often silently, invisibly, and with potential consequence to an individual’s future financial security. Let’s review some of the forms this takes. Your workplace retirement plan. The worst non-decision is the failure to enroll. Not only do non-participants sacrifice one of the […]
Provided by Blanke Schein Wealth Management Do bad money habits constrain your financial progress? Many people fall into the same financial behavior patterns, year after year. If you sometimes succumb to these financial tendencies, now is as good a time as any to alter your behavior. #1: Lending money to family & friends. You […]
Start your “second act” with inadequate assets, and your vision of the future may be revised. Provided by Blanke Schein Wealth Management How much have you saved for retirement? Are you on pace to amass a retirement fund of $1 million by age 65? More than a few retirement counselors urge pre-retirees to strive […]
How global returns and proper diversification are affecting overall returns. Provided by Blanke Schein Wealth Management “Why is my portfolio underperforming the market?” This question may be on your mind. It is a question that investors sometimes ask after stocks shatter records or return exceptionally well in a quarter. The short answer is that […]
What do you do with big money? Provided by Blanke Schein Wealth Management Getting rich quick can be liberating, but it can also be frustrating. Sudden wealth can help you address retirement saving or college funding anxieties, and it may also give you the opportunity to live and work on your terms. On […]
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