Why Retirement Planning Fails

We’ve all heard the traditional wisdom out there about retirement planning. The 4% rule. Basically, it means you need to have enough money to be able to withdraw 4% of the balance every year during retirement. This traditional wisdom is off for a lot of reasons — for one, it assumes you’re going to run […]

Is Real Estate a Good Retirement Investment?

Just about every financial advisor out there recommends investing real estate for retirement. One survey found that 89% of US investors are interested in putting their money in real estate. I’ve owned many rental properties in the past, which makes me have mixed feelings about this asset class. That said, if you think it’s fun to spot […]