The Retirement Café
Retirement Planning for the Unwealthy
Thursday, August 15, 2019
Why Can't We Stop Pfishing?
During my employee orientation at America Online in 1997, that day-long tradition of assaulting new hires with mundane and mind-numbing fact...
Tuesday, August 6, 2019
How to Secure Your Online Financial Accounts
In my previous post, You're Responsible for Your Own Online Security , I noted that online fraud protections from banks, credit unions, ...
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
You're Responsible for Your Own Online Security
Credit cards, debit cards, ATMs, and electronic fund transfers (EFTs) offer excellent fraud protection but your bank, credit union and inves...
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Navigating the TreasuryDirect
In a previous post, The Best Inflation Protection You Never Heard Of, I wrote about U.S Series I Savings Bonds. Like Treasury Inflation-Pro...
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
My Preferred Planning Software is MaxiFi
I've been working on a research paper with UNC econometrician, Neville Francis for the past year and that has given me the opportunity t...
Wednesday, July 3, 2019
The Best Inflation Protection You Never Heard Of
In a recent post, I discussed inflation's potential impact on your retirement income (see Remember Inflation? ) and I warned against let...
Friday, June 28, 2019
The Real Cost of Nominal Annuities
There are a number of ways that a retiree could speculate on the direction of future inflation but I doubt that many would want to. I imagin...
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
I've noticed lately that our country is highly polarized. No, I'm not referring to social media or cable news. I'm thinking ab...
Friday, May 10, 2019
Going it Alone with Retirement Planning Software
I love models. I build and research models almost every day and have for almost two decades. For the past year, I have explored online retir...
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