Planning for a Bright Future

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Planning for a Bright Future

When I graduated college, I landed a dream job teaching accounting at a university. For five years I enthusiastically taught my students important accounting principles. During this time, I put a significant portion of my paychecks into a retirement fund. Because I’ve always been extremely conservative with my finances, I invested all of my cash into money market funds. Unfortunately, this decision did not yield great results. Now that I’m older and wiser, I’d like to rectify the retirement mistake I made when I was younger. On this blog, I hope you will discover the best types of funds to include in your retirement portfolio. Enjoy!

Fear You’ll Soon Be Facing A Forced Medical Retirement? How Can You Prepare?

If you've recently been diagnosed with a medical condition that is likely to force you into an involuntary early retirement in the next few years, you may be reeling at this news and wondering how you'll ever be able to physically and financially prepare yourself. Fortunately, even having just a year or two of lead time can often be enough to take many of the preparatory steps that will make your transition much easier. Read More 

Planning An Early Retirement? How Can You Get There?

If you've known since your first day of work that you'd like to retire early, you may be wondering exactly what you'll need to do to make that happen. Although generating a six- or seven-figure nest egg for retirement during your first couple of decades in the working world can seem like a challenge, with some savvy planning and investing, it's certainly an achievable one. Read on to learn more about setting yourself up for a comfortable early retirement. Read More 

Three Tips To Help You Start Saving For Retirement In Your 20S

The longer your money is in the market, the more you'll earn. This is why saving for your retirement in your 20s is so important. Even if you only manage to set aside a few thousand dollars, thanks to compounding interest, that money will grow into so much more than the money you save in your 30s or 40s. Saving for retirement in your 20s may seem like a stretch when you're just getting your career going and settling into post-college life. Read More 

How Professional Accounting Services Can Be Beneficial

If you are running a business, you might want to consider making use of a professional accountant. To help you see just how beneficial that can be, you will want to take a few moments to review the following points. Receive Financial Advice While an accountant may not be a standard financial advisor, he or she can actually come with a lot of great advice for you that should help improve your financial situation. Read More 

Choosing The Right Business Broker When Selling Your Family Restaurant

If you're getting ready to sell your family restaurant, then it is important that you choose the right business broker for the process. It's wise to choose a business broker rather than try and sell it alone, but you still need to make sure you pick the right broker to do it. Here are a few things to consider when choosing the right business broker. Can They Produce An Attractive Teaser And Can They Market It To The Target Audience? Read More