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Do the math on pension payout

You’re 62 years old. You have a choice. You can either receive $30,000 every year for the rest of your life (and your life alone)....

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Do the math on pension payout

You’re 62 years old. You have a choice. You can either receive $30,000 every year for the rest of your...

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Should you get a Roth or a traditional retirement account

One of the most common questions I get is, “am I saving enough?” and it’s probably one you’ve asked yourself...

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Why you should blow-off your employer’s 401k match

We’ve become obsessed with the match. “Pete, I hit the match.” Okay, enough. That’s great. I brush my teeth. You...

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Compounding interest helps pad nest egg

If you have only 10 years left before you retire, and you have only half of what you need, don’t worry, you...

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Considering Using a Non-Qualified Account to Save for Retirement?

There is a certain investing app (I’m not naming names) that has become pretty popular lately. I have no opinion...

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401(k) vs IRA: Basic Differences

Humans share 90% of their DNA with mice, cattle, dogs and elephants. Similarly, 401(k) accounts and IRAs (Individual Retirement Accounts)...

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What is a Robo-Advisor?

As part of the continuing series, “Why Robots Will Soon Rule the Earth”, I bring you robo-advisors. A robo-advisor is...

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Deconstructing Pete’s Retirement Calculator – Part TWO

Found your way here without reading PART ONE? START HERE FIRST — PART TWO What distribution rate would you like...

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Deconstructing Pete’s Retirement Calculator – Part ONE

I firmly believe the question “Am I saving enough for retirement?” is the single most popular question in financial planning....

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