Very few people could “save” enough for retirement with today’s long life expectancies and earlier retirements.  If you just “save” – yet do not have growth that exceeds both income taxes and inflation, you are more likely to run out of money.

As a celebration of this joyous Easter season, and the blessings God has given me in my lifetime, I would like to share some of my favorite words of financial wisdom from the Bible:

Roger Green, MSFS,CFP®

Life insurance may not seem like a romantic gift, but it could be the most precious Valentine’s gift you ever gave a loved one should something unexpected happen. It protects from financial loss in the untimely death of an income earner, caretaker, or even a business owner or key employee. Life insurance can play a critical role in a successful financial strategy.

Roger Green, MSFS,CFP®

Have you heard of the Stanford Marshmallow Experiment conducted in 1972 by a Stanford University psychologist? In this experiment, children are given a marshmallow and told they would receive a second marshmallow if they could resist eating the first.

Retirement planning does not end at retirement. The need to continue to grow assets to produce more income remains important for most – especially for those who may not have accrued enough assets to last them throughout today’s longer retirement periods. I specialize in retirement income planning and the following is an overview of my plan for harvesting of retirement assets.  This plan is broken into two basic parts:

With 25+ years of helping people with their money,  I often am asked for suggestions in planning for a financial future.   These are some basics: