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Jan 2019

Revisiting My 2018 Retirement Plan Trends

A little over one year ago, I made some predictions as to what the hot trends would for retirement plans in 2018. Let’s take a look to see how accurate I was: Next generation auto-enrollment techniques will gain in popularity - Verdict: Unknown. I have not yet seen any studies of 2018 data for tren…

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10

Jan 2019

The Stock Market Soap Opera and Some Basic Math

The volatility of the stock market has become a major news story lately. But, as we well know, there is a tendency for the media to exaggerate. So, is the current stock market “crisis” real - or just a soap opera? And, if the “crisis” has substance, should it cause concern for retirement plan invest…

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03

Jan 2019

Why I No Longer Make New Year’s Resolutions

In a sea of retirement and other savings-related articles about 2019 New Year’s resolutions, you won’t find one from me. Why? Because I hardly ever keep my resolutions, due to the fact that most require concrete actions, and inertia tends to take hold when I get busy. So what did I do instead? When…

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