Preparing for Retirement

Preparing for retirement is a lot like landing an airplane. Like a pilot lines up with the airport hundreds of miles before he gets there, you should start preparing in earnest for retirement 15 to 20 years before you plan to retire. Retirement Designer J. Barry Watts of WealthCare in Springfield, Missouri shares how to be sure you are correctly lined-up, on the proper runway, to assure a smooth retirement landing.

What You Should Do as The Fed Raises Interest Rates

We’ve been living in a kind of fantasy land because we’ve grown accustomed to low-interest rates. We all know the story: As the economy tanked and stocks plummeted, the Federal Reserve pulled out all the stops, including a massive asset-buying binge and cutting...