What women need to know when they retire

Originally published on Marketwatch.com’s website http://www.marketwatch.com/story/retirement-planning-considerations-for-women-2015-02-02?link=mw_home_kiosk Young people entering the workforce need to educate themselves about the retirement-planning process. Women in the early stages of their retirement planning should be aware that they will face some different challenges than their male coworkers. One of the key differences is life expectancy. On average, women live longer […]

Financial planning issues for women

Originally published on Tahoe Daily Tribunes website http://www.tahoedailytribune.com/news/opinion/14799562-113/tahoe-truckee-market-beat-financial-planning-issues-for-women Long-term financial planning requires making numerous estimates. You have to estimate your life expectancy, how much you can save, investment return, inflation, and how much income your savings will produce in retirement. When it comes to long-term planning, women face some different issues than men and should […]

How to retire like an aristocrat

Originally published on Marketwatch.com website http://www.marketwatch.com/story/how-to-retire-like-an-aristocrat-2015-01-22 Retirement planning really isn’t that complicated. Say you want to retire today and need an income of at least $100,000 a year from your investments. All you need to do is have $5 million saved up and buy 30-year U.S. Treasury bonds. If saving the $5 million is problematic, […]