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Searching for more real estate transactions? We found ’em!

Why is it you always find what you’re searching for in the last place you look? Jolene, like most real estate agents, had been looking for other ways to add another 2-3 transactions a year to her business. She knew she was in a very competitive market and would have to look under every rock…

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Taking retirement for a test drive

Before Retiring, Try Spending Like a Retired Person Millions of baby boomers just like you are approaching retirement with a great deal of anticipation. That apprehension you’re feeling in the pit of your stomach is normal. Many things in your life are going to change, some good, some not so good. Retirement is going to…

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Bridging the SSI Gap with The New Reverse Mortgage

For many of us taking our Social Security benefits at 62 sometimes is an economic necessity rather than an option.  But the longer you wait the more SSI you’re entitled to. If you wait until you reach age 70, your monthly Social Security Benefit can be as much as 57% higher than taking it at…

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The chicken, the pig and your retirement

There is an old parable about a chicken trying to convince a pig to start a ham and eggs restaurant. The chicken realizes that the pig is a little hesitant in their joint venture and after further probing, the pig expresses his reservations. He tells the chicken he’s has an issue starting the partnership, because…

Avoiding the Retirement Train Wreck

If you’re losing sleep worrying about your retirement we have some Good News and Bad News for you. The Good News – You’re likely to live a retirement of more than 30 years… The Bad News  –  You’re likely to live a retirement of more than 30 years… When surveyed about their #1 retirement concern,…

Don’t let the Tax Torpedo sink your retirement

Will the Tax Torpedo sink your retirement? Benjamin Franklin is credited with coining the phrase “nothing is certain but death and taxes”. Viewing retirement in 2018 through an admittedly imperfect telescope, we can say Ol’ Ben hit the nail on the head. There is a deadly tax lurking just beneath the surface of what seems…