Category: Investing

Financial Independence 0

What is Financial Independence?

Financial independence, defined as simply as possible, might be described as: Paying your bills and having a few dollars left over. Maybe it’s a little more complicated than that, maybe you need more than “a few dollars” to really claim financial independence. But that definition expresses the basic principle of it rather well. If you have a million dollars in...

Retirement Planning 0

Why Retirement Savings Require Your Active Involvement

Retirement in the past Up until the 1980s, Americans didn’t worry much about retirement. People either worked or, after the 1930s they had social security and pensions. And that seemed to be more than enough for the golden years and relaxing after a career span of 25 or 30 years working. Today Fast forward to today, pensions outside government don’t...