When it comes to planning for retirement, perhaps we should pay heed to an old saying, “If it’s going to be, it’s up to me!” Now more than ever, the responsibility for building a retirement nest egg is on the worker’s shoulders. So where do you begin? Paul Fain, President of Asset Planning Corporation recently
Social Security benefits are often confusing. You might say that “understanding Social Security” is an oxymoron! We recently received a client question regarding the complicated topic of a spouse’s Social Security claiming strategy before Full Retirement Age (FRA). The question was could his spouse start taking her own benefit early at age 62 and then switch
A few weeks ago, we took a family vacation to Panama City Beach, Fla. The ocean was wondrous. Like many wide-eyed tourists, we picked up real estate magazines and day-dreamed about owning a second home near the beach. In spectacular East Tennessee, it is not uncommon to know a family who has a cabin in
When should you start planning for your future? How can you retire on your own terms? An interview with APC’s President, Paul K. Fain, III, CFP® PAUL, LET’S BREAK DOWN SOME RETIREMENT PLANNING TIPS BY AGE GROUPS – START WITH THE 20 AND 30-YEAR OLDS… Life is reaching full speed for Gen X and Gen
WBIR: Paul Fain goes over three retirement questions people should ask themselves to determine their future quality of life after they retire.
An interesting financial planning idea that is making the rounds these days is also one of the simplest: a letter to yourself. More specifically, a letter from your future self to you, today. Come again? Imagine yourself in five years, assuming everything has gone more or less as you hope it will. You’re healthy, in