Turning 50? The Best Financial Moves Now

Turning 50 is a significant milestone for many reasons. Your children may be grown and leaving home. Retirement, which has seemed far in the future for decades, suddenly looms as a real thing that will occur.   Are you on the right financial path? Contact Prism Planning Partners today!   As a result, 50 serves

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5 Tips To Avoid Outliving Your Money

Comprehensive financial planning in Libertyville, IL can help retirees and pre-retirees make sure they are on the right financial track to not outliving their money.  Unfortunately, many Americans facing retirement are worried that their retirement savings will run out. Several factors underlie that fear.  First, Americans are living longer than ever. In a couple currently

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The Role of “Work” in Retirement

The concept of retirement is undergoing a metamorphosis.  Demographic, societal, and workplace trends have all converged to offer a stage of life that is much more fluid and flexible than what most of us previously imagined.  In fact, retirement has become a matter of personal definition.   What Is “Retirement”? is an extensive report based

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ADDING MORE LIFE TO YOUR YEARS

Advances in health care have added years to our life.  However, Laura Carstensen, founding director of the Stanford Center on Longevity and author of A Long Bright Future, proclaims it is time to add more life to our years. In a recent Op Ed piece for the Wall Street Journal, Carstensen issued this challenge: Given

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Fabulous Retirement Gifts for Women Rockstars You May Know

Whether it be a holiday gift from a clueless relative, or colleagues who forgot it was your birthday, there’s nothing worse than a halfway thought-through gift. Finding the right retirement gifts can be a challenging, especially if you’re trying to find a retirement gift for women rockstars who rule their working world. Here are some

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DO YOU REALLY KNOW WHAT YOU OWN?

This article is for informational purposes only and does constitute an offer to sell, a solicitation of an offer to buy, or a recommendation of any security or product. It’s no secret that the average American is not the best with personal finances. According to the Motley Fool, the average American saves about a total

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