Planning for Retirement is About More Than Money

by Jessica Lyonford on

“The best time to plant an oak tree is 20 years ago. The second-best time to plant is today.” That’s a phrase often used to describe planning for retirement, and it’s 100% correct. Yet there is so much going on in peoples’ lives that keep them from jumping on the opportunity to begin the planning.

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Don’t Stop Working at 65, Because the Best Is Yet to Come 

Age 65 is a milestone year for most people — it’s the age at which they see themselves ceasing the career and entering into retirement. But is it really a good idea to stop working then? Dan Danford, founder and CEO of Family Investment Cen...

How Investment Advice Could Improve Your Marriage

by Jessica Lyonford on

Few things have more potential for contentious conversations in marriage than money. Investing comes with some ups and downs, and those swings can be emotionally charged for couples trying to navigate how much, when, and into what they’ll invest. It’s often the introduction of professional investmen...

Dividends … or High-Value Sell Off?

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Dan Danford, founder and CEO of Family Investment Center, recently published an article on the Investopedia website, where he’s a frequent contributor. He offered insights regarding investing in stocks that will appreciate over time and have a high value sell-off, or holding on to stocks that offer...

Dan Danford’s grandfather used to say “Rocking chairs have killed more people than any disease ever could.” His wisdom rings true today.

Most people will have a 30-year retirement, which is a longer time span than many people realize or predict. Money is just a tool in retirement to help you accompl...

Flashback for a moment. The Great Recession during the early 2000s was life-changing for many members of the workforce. Nearly 8.7 million people lost their job over that roughly three-year period and had to make several new transitions. Enrollment at four-year universities, community colleges and t...

From traveling cross-country with the top down to spending hours each week volunteering at the local animal shelter, everyone has an idea of personal freedom, especially when it comes to money and retirement.

Family Investment Center has recently launched a new website as a resource to help individu...

 

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