Life to The Fullest

Sean HarrisIncome, Legacy, Planning, Retirement

“Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions”. I wish we could attribute that quote to ourselves, but it came from someone far wiser than us. Instead, we like to say, “Life is short. Plan to enjoy it,” same sentiment, right? The point is this: we often dedicate so much of our lives to fulfilling the obligations … Read More

Fit to be Tied: Is Risk-Free Retirement Income Crazy?

apparatusAnnuity, Retirement

If I told you that you could go to Vegas, play blackjack and never lose money, you might tell me to get fitted for a straightjacket (and that would be an apt recommendation). But – stick with me – what if you never lost your money on a losing hand but when you won, you only got half of the … Read More

3 Common Questions About Social Security

Ashley CorneliusRetirement, Social Security

While Social Security shouldn’t be relied upon to be the sole source of income during retirement, it can play an important role in your overall retirement income strategy. But making sense of the basic ins and outs of Social Security can be overwhelming. Here are three questions people commonly ask as they approach retirement age: When can I start taking … Read More

Making Friends, Strengthening Relationships

Ashley CorneliusRetirement

In the early days of childhood, we start picking up communication skills that are continually developed throughout our lives. We make close friends, stay in touch with them and make sure we’re there for the people we care about. But during retirement, it may take more effort to maintain those friendships. It’s important to remember that while we don’t typically … Read More