If you are a long-time Clark Howard listener or you’re familiar with NAPFA, you likely understand the advantages of working with a fee-only financial advisor. However, if you’re early in your search for an advisor… Read More
If you are wondering how to find a financial advisor, you’re not alone as the process can be challenging. The industry has long lacked consistent standards, and anyone can call themself a financial advisor. To… Read More
Many years ago, my wife, 6 year old cat and I made the move from Chicago to St Simons. It was a long journey – over 1,000 miles of driving – and we were exhausted… Read More
Not receiving a salary can be one of the most daunting transitions to make in retiring. Here’s how you can design your own retirement paycheck and reduce your stress.
When it comes to understanding your TSP withdrawal options, it is useful to differentiate between taking a withdrawal while you are still a Federal employee versus after you have separated from service. We have covered… Read More
If you’re a federal employee then chances are you have a Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) account. If leaving federal service for retirement is just around the corner, you may be wondering how to handle… Read More
Property taxes in Atlanta and Decatur have become a real point of contention in recent years. There are other considerations when purchasing a home that I’ve written about here and here, but sharply rising home… Read More
If you’re in the market for a home, you may be tempted to wait for prices to drop. Given how low interest rates are currently, that might be a mistake.
For years, investor advocates have pushed for a uniform fiduciary standard and many investors are aware of the importance of working with a fiduciary advisor. But a uniform fiduciary standard was fiercely opposed by Wall Street. Regulation BI is Wall Street’s answer, but will it help investors?
Recognizing flaws in your thinking, making the best decisions and forming good habits are all important in achieving financial success. Here are some great books to help you accomplish those goals.