Why retire?

Back in the day, retirement was equivalent to that golden ring on every small town carousel. It was your reward for a life of hard work, saving and struggle. Today, like that disappearance of the carousel, fewer and fewer Americans see retirement as an attractive...

Same-sex marriage is good for business

Last week’s Supreme Court decision to legalize gay marriage at the Federal level was greeted with a sigh of relief by most large companies. It also makes my job a lot easier as well. Here’s why. Previously, the myriad of laws that allowed or disallowed gay marriage...

Kids and Money

Given that most Americans grow up with little or no idea of how to save, budget, or spend money, it might be a good idea to ask why. It begins with the family but discussing money in this country is as uncomfortable as talking about sex. That needs to change and it...