Infographic: Retirement Checkpoints
How to Financially Survive Your Golden Years
By Chris Orestis Americans are living longer these days from an average 47 years in 1900 to more than 78 years as of 2010. We are also experiencing a deluge of adults reaching retirement age now that includes 10,000 Baby Boomers turning 65 every day. By 2030, when the last of the baby boomers have […]
‘Gravity’ and the Long-Term Care Crisis
By Chris Orestis I recently went to see the movie “Gravity” starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney. It is a fast-paced, exciting thrill-ride from start to finish. After we left the movie, and I replayed the life-threatening events for the actors that unfolded on the screen, I could not help but begin drawing comparisons to […]
Will You Spend Your Tax Refund Wisely?
Tax season is here, and you are probably gathering your W-2s, 1099s and other documents to file your taxes. While the process of submitting returns can be tedious, many people look forward to receiving a sizable refund from Uncle Sam. I’m planning to use my tax refund toward the purchase of a new car. Fortunately, […]