Can You Count on Your State Sponsored Pension?

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If you are one of the thousands of employees that work for the state of Ohio or a teacher at a public school in Ohio, chances are you have a traditional state sponsored defined benefit pension plan.  These retirement plans require the employee put a certain % of their gross income into the plan each… Read more »






Planning a Rewarding Retirement, Part 2: Can I Afford to Retire?

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This is the second in a series of articles on preparing for retirement, in which I consider the question we all ask:  “Can I afford to retire?”.  Future articles will deal with converting my retirement plan from one of accumulation to one of distribution, health insurance, Social Security planning, investments, eventual downsizing and/or re-locating, and… Read more »






Planning a Rewarding Retirement, Part 1

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This is the first in a series of articles on preparing for retirement.  The next few will deal with what retirement looks like – what I will do as I enter another stage of my life, Social Security planning, cash flow expectations, investments, planning for health care, eventual downsizing and/or re-locating, and other topics I… Read more »