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Mind The Gap, Then Fund The Gap

Most retirement plans created for Baby Boomers predicted that the last decade of work before retiring would be a nice gentle ride. Lofty incomes and kids leaving the nest after college would allow you to accumulate a comfortable cushion for the leisure years. But this isn’t happening. After the Great Financial Crisis, incomes for most […]

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Do You Have What it Takes to Be a Late-career Entrepreneur?

Entrepreneurs aren’t all bowtie-wearing 26-year-olds with a liberal arts MA. According to the Kauffman Index of Startup Activity — startup activity rose in 2015, for the first time in 4 years. But what’s really interesting is that 24.3% of entrepreneurs are now 55-64 years old, compared to 14.8% in 1996. Part of this change is driven […]

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What’s Missing From Your Financial Planning Checklist?

You could have the most comprehensive financial planning checklist out there. You’ve covered every possible scenario and contingency to minimize risk and maximize your savings long term. But what if your boss fired you tomorrow? Well, you’d have to throw most of your comprehensive financial planning checklist out the window, at least until you got […]

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