Monthly Archives: November 2012

Powerball & Financial Priorities

[Author’s note: This article is from a column I wrote a few years back. But with the latest Powerball lottery prize in late 2012 estimated at about $425 million, it seems like an appropriate time to re-run this info. The … Continue reading

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Mulligan? How to undo a Social Security claiming decision – InvestmentNews

Mulligan? How to undo a Social Security claiming decision – InvestmentNews. Here’s an interesting article on un-doing an unwise early claiming decision for Social Security. The approach is certainly not for everyone, but in the right circumstances it could be … Continue reading

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Finance Friday: Get Creative, Live Longer!

A study published in the June issue of the Journal of Aging and Health found that creativity leads to longer life. Researchers determined that so-called “openness,” which measures a person’s cognitive flexibility and willingness to embrace new ideas, can reduce … Continue reading

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Finance Friday: Move Over Frankenstorm; the Real Perfect Storm Is Headed for Your Retirement.

Hurricane Sandy really created havoc in the northeast, in spite of the best efforts of many people, government agencies, weather forecasters and others. Can you imagine how bad this storm could have been say 50 years ago, before we had … Continue reading

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