The Purpose Driven Retirement: Simple May Sell, But Your Retirement May Be Anything but Simple (2/2)

Think about all the ad slogans you’ve heard over the years, (I’m guessing you can name at least five of them). You recognize all these slogans because they’re simple. And their marketing is so effective that you can picture the logos of these companies and hear that catchy jingle in your head. Because simple sells. … Read More

Transparency in Health Care: Pros and Cons

In July, the Trump administration proposed an initiative requiring greater transparency in health care pricing. Specifically, the proposal would require hospitals to publish prices negotiated with insurers for individual services. However, studies have shown that consumers seldom use this type of information to shop for lower prices, presumably because their insurance pays for a large… Read More

The Purpose Driven Retirement: Simple May Sell, But Your Retirement May Be Anything but Simple (1/2)

Think about all the ad slogans you’ve heard over the years and I’m guessing you can name at least 5 of them. You recognize all these slogans because they’re simple. And their marketing is so effective that you can picture the logos of these companies and hear that catchy jingle in your head. Because simple… Read More

Quick Income Ideas

The Federal Reserve recently reported that four out of 10 American adults surveyed said they would struggle to pay for an unexpected expense of $400 or more.1 This revelation goes against the common financial advice urging adults to have three to six months of expenses saved in an accessible account for emergencies.2 Nearly everyone has multiple… Read More