Tackling Loneliness and Depression after Retirement

Douglas YoungUncategorized

As we age, we are all faced with new challenges. You may lack the energy, interest as well as enthusiasm for many of life’s ups and downs or may not be as physically fit and be able to participate in many events.  Many new retirees find getting used to retirement or being retired is an obstacle on its own – … Read More

Retirement Alert: How to Be Prepared for Emergencies

Douglas YoungUncategorized

Emergency Plan

Most emergencies in life affect us financially. Job loss, serious illness, injury, a major necessary home repair, or perhaps a needed repair to your vehicle – any of these can be costly. There’s also the risk of a natural disaster.  We have clients in many states – and we know that several have experienced hurricanes, flooding, tornadoes, mudslides, wildfires, and … Read More

Simplifying Your Life for Retirement

Stephen WierhakeUncategorized

Simplify Your Life

For many, the thought of retirement is worrisome and daunting, to say the least. Over the course of our lives as adults, we have many obligations:  the demands of work, raising a family, helping care for aging family members, community service, keeping up with home maintenance, saving for retirement and perhaps providing financial support for family members.  This list is … Read More

Artists Sometimes Bloom Later in Life


Retirement can allow for discovering – or rediscovering creative skills. Perhaps you have a new neighbor that retired last year.  That neighbor just might be an artist – and there are all sorts of possibilities as to how they came to enjoy creating art. The neighbor might have thought for many years it would be fun to learn to paint … Read More

Debunking Common Retirement Assumptions

Don’t fall for these misconceptions.

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Financial generalizations are as old as time. Some have been around for decades, while others have only recently joined their ranks. Let’s examine a few. Retirement means I can stop investing. In the past, retirement was viewed as an “end” in many ways. These days though, retirement is often seen as an opportunity to return to one’s passions or just … Read More

7 Ways of Finding Purpose and Fulfillment in Retirement

Douglas YoungUncategorized

They say all good things must come to an end, and that notion can apply to a number of activities in life.  This is especially true when it comes to your job. Many people react differently when it comes to their retirement. For some individuals, retirement is something they’ve looked forward to for much of their lives. It is the … Read More

Living the RV Lifestyle After Retirement

Douglas YoungUncategorized

At some point, we all have probably heard the phrase “living the dream” – but this phrase often means different things to different people. For some, it might be living in a luxury suite with someone bringing them caviar and champagne at their command. For others, it is traveling the world in a recreational vehicle (RV), with few cares about … Read More

The Ultimate Retirement Checklist: 10 Things To Do Before You Retire

Stephen WierhakeUncategorized

You’ve been working for a long time, and retirement is starting to cross your mind. You’re excited but you’re also getting worried that you may not be ready to retire. We are here to put that worry to rest. That is why we’ve put together this comprehensive checklist for you to follow before you make the big leap into the … Read More