Today, retirement is the new American Dream of travel, retirement communities overlooking the 9th hole, health clubs, new activities, spoiling the grandchildren and the family pet. All it takes is money. Lots of it. Having Enough Money in Retirement Requires a Step-by-Step Plan But first, let’s start with a fewContinue Reading

When considering the purchase of a Whole Life Insurance Policy, the primary benefits usually jump right out. For instance, yesterday we focused on the benefits of the cash-value. Today we’re going to look at Whole Life’s quiet virtue-the ‘PUA’ rider. The PUA has many great qualities, often overlooked by thoseContinue Reading

One of the most often asked consumer questions about Whole Life insurance is, “What is the biggest benefit to owning a Whole Life Policy?” It’s hard to rest on just one big advantage, since Whole Life comes with many positive facets, but sit back, relax, and breathe. Here’s one good answer.Continue Reading

Betty Grable’s legs were insured for $1Million, each! Bruce Springsteen’s voice is insured for $6 Million. And there is more than $10 Million worth of “Alien Abduction” insurance, written around the country. The primary purpose of life insurance for most people is to care for their beneficiaries and allow themContinue Reading

Risk is derived from the things that are beyond our control. However, no investment is without risk, and at the foundation of any good strategy you’ll find the mitigation of risk. The traditional way to mitigate risk in an investment portfolio is with the theory of asset allocation and diversification.Continue Reading

After careful preparation, commitment, and expense Alaskan residents rush to engage in the personal -use Salmon Fisheries at the Kasilof and Kenai Rivers.  This involves using a 60-inch net with an extended pole that looks similar to a pool cleaner setup, to catch fish.  There are those that luck outContinue Reading

Those that have money in the stock market through investment vehicles such as stocks, mutual funds, 401k’s, IRA’s, or similar investments, could be “victims” and could be losing money as Michael Lewis describes in his book Flash Boys. Not only could these investors be losing money in the stock marketContinue Reading