Monthly Archives: March 2013

Retirees and Legislation Changes

In our ongoing series on risks faced by a retiree, this time I want to talk about “legislative risk.” (I suppose if you wanted to be more cynical, you could call it “political risk,” but I digress.) Legislative risk describes … Continue reading

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Retirees and Interest Rates

In our ongoing series of risks faced by retirees, we turn our attention to interest rate risk this time. Interest rate risk affects both the investments and the income of retirees. On the investment side, when interest rates rise, bond … Continue reading

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When To Start Taking Social Security

For all retirees, one decision you have to make is when to start your Social Security (SS) retirement benefits. You would think that would be pretty basic, but we do have the federal government involved here. Here are some of … Continue reading

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