Casey Dowd Archive
Published May 16, 2013
With health care costs rising two to three times faster than inflation over the last few decades, baby boomers in retirement are facing unplanned for medical costs that are eating up their nest eggs.
Published May 09, 2013
It seems like every couple of months a new strategy and savings plan hits the market that guarantees an adequate nest egg, making many boomers throw their hands up in frustration as they search for the magic number.
Published May 02, 2013
There's a fine line to being fiscally responsible in retirement to avoid running out of money, but also using the money to live out life-long dreams.
Published April 25, 2013
The Great Recession might be officially over, but that doesn’t mean boomers have forgotten the devastation it caused on their retirement accounts and the shockwaves that are still impairing the economic recovery.
Published April 18, 2013
We strive to plan for all the major events in our lives, but we often overlook one event that is not only costly, but guaranteed: our funeral.
Published April 11, 2013
When it comes to picking a home, single women should choose carefully and plan longterm.
Published April 04, 2013
You’ve worked hard to create your nest egg for retirement, don’t lose more than you have to because of Uncle Sam.
Published March 28, 2013
Retirement planning tends to be broken up into two stages, and the investment strategies and actions taken during these time periods can have long-lasting impacts on retirement savings.
Published March 21, 2013
The housing market might be steadying and Wall Street is rallying, but there is a dark spot lurking in the background that could derail the economic recovery: retirement insecurity.
Published March 14, 2013
In the past, many retirees downsized their homes as they aged, but the boomer generation might not be following tradition on this move.