Secure Your Retirement with a Simple Rule-of-Thumb

It is easy to be daunted by the need to save for retirement. For starters, your retirement savings plan requires setting goals, determining timelines for achieving them and the acceptance of investment risk, so that your invested retirement accounts may appreciate. However, aiming to secure your retirement does not stop there. The next step [...]

Secure Your Retirement with a Simple Rule-of-Thumb2019-10-16T19:44:32+00:00

Does it Matter if I Own My Home When I Retire?

Owning your own home was a fundamental American value for many of us when we grew up. It was considered a symbol of success, of having “made it.” Those who did not felt they had missed out on something, that not owning helped prove their marginal financial success. For instance, Joslyn remembers her father [...]

Does it Matter if I Own My Home When I Retire?2019-09-25T21:30:23+00:00

What Matters in Retirement? Income!

Entrust hosts periodic educational sessions to help women ensure that they are on track financially. One vital educational topic is: What Matters Most in Retirement? Income. In fact, just the other day we enjoyed a robust discussion at our session that was devoted to retirement planning. The women in the group who admitted they [...]

What Matters in Retirement? Income!2019-09-25T21:01:10+00:00

3 Reasons to Maximize Your 401(k) Contributions

We love the industry chart that shows how much one dollar can appreciate if invested in the capital markets over a long period of time. In fact, for successful investors, the likely investing time-horizon is a lifetime—even though income will be distributed from their portfolios during retirement. Not surprisingly, a careful review of the [...]

3 Reasons to Maximize Your 401(k) Contributions2019-09-19T19:28:58+00:00

Tips for Maintaining Your Standard of Living, after Retirement

As Americans celebrated Labor Day weekend, many employees and workers probably gave thought to what they could do to “make work optional,” or retire, as soon as possible. If already retired, attention might have been given to improving their retirement income picture. After all, having enough income to maintain one’s standard of living throughout [...]

Tips for Maintaining Your Standard of Living, after Retirement2019-09-03T17:18:39+00:00

Video: Helping you pursue your next $Million: Tip 1 – Joslyn Ewart – Identify and Write Down Your Income Number

All of us need to identify and write down our preferred monthly or annual income number—even those among us who naturally procrastinate on money-related tasks. We need this information to plan for financial freedom and security. Take a look. Contact us today to schedule a meeting to discuss your income needs, as you aim for [...]

Video: Helping you pursue your next $Million: Tip 1 – Joslyn Ewart – Identify and Write Down Your Income Number2019-03-28T20:36:56+00:00

Retirement: It’s Time to Sell Your Business
3 Practical Tips You Can Take to the Bank

In today’s world of “instant,” concepts such as value and worth may no longer be second nature to many of us. For instance, an appraisal of the monetary value or worth of your business, as you anticipate selling it to fund your retirement plan, can depend on a variety of factors you might not [...]

Retirement: It’s Time to Sell Your Business
3 Practical Tips You Can Take to the Bank
2018-10-12T16:00:12+00:00

Financial Security Throughout Retirement

We spend most of our lives working and saving so that at some point we will have the financial freedom to step away from the grind and do something else.  Do you know if you are on track for financial security throughout retirement? Just posing this question reminds me of our clients Brent and Wanda. When we [...]

Financial Security Throughout Retirement2018-09-13T15:13:29+00:00