Be Prepared for Retirement Costs

“In this world, nothing can be said to be certain except Death and Taxes,“ Benjamin Franklin once said. As long as you are still breathing, the government will tax you and will continue to find new ways to keep taxing you.  Enter the Washington State Long-Term Care Trust Act.  With the passage of this law,Continue reading “Be Prepared for Retirement Costs”

What to Do if You’re Company Does Not Have a Pension Plan

Back in the days, around the industrial age, companies used to invest in their workers more than they do today. If you needed a certain skillset, the company trained you for it. Companies did not hesitate to invest in their workers as the commitment between the worker and the company was assured. The day oneContinue reading “What to Do if You’re Company Does Not Have a Pension Plan”

Preparing for the Two Things that Most People Worry About

There are two things that most people worry about: 1) Dying too soon, or 2) Outliving one’s savings. The prospect of retirement might not seem very real to you right now. But working in retirement homes for almost a decade, I’ve seen the consequences the elderly have to suffer for not having enough money forContinue reading “Preparing for the Two Things that Most People Worry About”