Incredible Retirement Tip: Financial Media Is Not Your Friend

Brian Fricke, CFP®Financial Planning, Mortgages

When I look at the offerings of the financial media today— radio, TV, print or online—I always feel as if I’m somehow inferior because I’m not on top of the latest news about investing. I can only imagine how guilty people who aren’t financial professionals must feel—all because of the business press! Financial journalists advocate becoming an “expert” on all … Read More

Why Most People Fail at Setting Meaningful Retirement Goals

Brian Fricke, CFP®Retirement Planning

The single biggest mistake people make when they set goals is that their goals are too vague. Before you can tackle the necessary decisions related to retirement, including investments, taxes, insurance, etc., you must identify your values and then determine your goals and what you want to accomplish over your lifetime. The fun comes when you accomplish your goals and you … Read More