Should I Leave My 401k With My Old Employer?

Long gone are the days of the 30 year company careers, gone with that are the large pensions that have so severely strapped our economy. The average worker according to the Bureau of labor statistics is just shy of 12 job changes throughout ages 18- 48![1] Instead we must rely on our own savings. Bring on the 401k!The 401k was never meant to … [Read more...]

If Not Now When? Wealth Building 101

Wealth Building

As we come to the end of 2016 how did you do on your 2016 resolutions? I can hear the excuses now… lack of motivation, lack of time, lack of something else entirely? These are the classic excuses that keep us on the same path we have been heading towards, the path of creating zero wealth. It occurred to me early in my adult life that there … [Read more...]

How Much Is Enough To Retire?

How much is enough to retire

It seems in recent years that people have become more obsessed with retiring early. Just type in “couple retired at 30” into Google and tons of results will show up for people actually writing about retiring around their 30s. I remember when I was younger and in school, I would think to myself, if I could retire and not work that would be a … [Read more...]