FedEx, Buyouts & Early Retirement: Do Not Make These Mistakes

“A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them.”- John Maxwell   In December of 2018, Fred Smith, CEO of FedEx, said that FedEx would offer voluntary buyouts to some U.S. and international employees through 2019 and into 2020. The majority of U.S.…

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Beyonce, Coachella, Netflix & Your Retirement

“Whatever you do, strive to do it so well that no man living and no man dead and no man yet to be born could do it any better.” ~ Benjamin E. Mays, President of Morehouse College 1940-1967   Homecoming (stylized as HΘMΣCΘMING; subtitled: “A Film by Beyoncé”) is a concert film about American singer Beyoncé and her performance at the 2018 Coachella Valley…

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Tiger Woods, The Masters and Your Retirement

“Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never—in nothing, great or small, large or petty—never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.”- Winston Churchill   Tiger Woods, The Masters and your Retirement Golf enthusiasts or fans of Tiger Woods, which I am part of the latter, are excited that it…

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October Effect. Where Do We Go From Here?

“October: This is one of the peculiarly dangerous months to speculate in stocks. The others are July, January, September, April, November, May, March, June, December, August and February.”- Mark Twain   What a week. What a month so far. October historically has been a notoriously bad month for the market and this October has not…

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Stock Market Jitters Part II

  The recent stock market drops are creating jitters for millions of investors.  With concerns around rising interest rates, trade policies and higher inflation now is the time to analyze your investment risk. Risk can be defined as possibility of loss or injury. Regarding investing, risk can be defined as the chance an investment’s actual…

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Stock Market Jitters? It’s Time to Analyze Your Risk

“If you take unacceptable risk, you have to be prepared to face the consequence.”- Carly Fiorina   The recent stock market drops are creating jitters for millions of investors.  With concerns around rising interest rates, trade policies and higher inflation now is the time to analyze your investment risk. Risk can be defined as possibility…

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Are You Making This IRA Mistake?

A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them- John C. Maxwell   The day has finally come. For some of you, it has been thirty-plus years at one job, and you are ready to enjoy retirement. For someone else, it may…

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