Category: Advisors

10 college towns where retirees can further education

Once new retirees wrap up their longtime careers, they can get down to the business of serious relaxation … or, alternately, the pursuit of further knowledge. When...

These Social Security claiming strategies can grow retirement checks

There is a penalty if you collect retirement benefits and continue to work, depending on your age. If you are under full retirement age, the limit for 2018 is $17,040....

Retired and want to work part-time? Here are some jobs you might like

Part-time consulting is a great way to leverage your hard-won institutional knowledge and expertise after retirement. Firms may be looking to fill their full-time...

Social Security can buy seniors luxury living in five overseas spots 

Medelli­n is a cosmopolitan city with a neighborhood feel. Set in the middle of the Andes Mountains, Colombia’s second-largest city is known as the City of...

Social Security notices available online, though traffic slows access

If you’re like other retirees, you’re eager to see just how big your Social Security check will be next year. The Social Security Administration has released...

Investors worry liquidity crisis might loom on fixed income horizon

Liquidity is like good health. You don’t really appreciate it until you lose it. Investors are starting to appreciate it. As volatility has surged, first in the...

To save Social Security, we need to make it ‘hip’ with millennials

Survey after survey reveals that millennials are resigned to the idea that Social Security, as we know it, might not be there by the time they reach retirement age....

Morgan Stanley launches new advisory technology platform

The platform also lets advisors monitor assets that clients hold elsewhere – such as 401(k) accounts – in order to make more accurate financial plans. The platform...

Munis stand out in bond universe despite dawn of annual autumn slump

It’s that time of year again for the municipal bond market. The fall months are typically weak for muni bonds and although this year has generally bucked seasonal...

Take these steps to control your (over)reaction to market volatility

Gyrating markets, rising rates and significant market volatility will always create anxiety for investors and leave them with a bad, sinking feeling. Those big swings...