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GAO Suggests Retirees Delay Social Security & Look Toward Other Solutions

In a time in which many question the very certainty of Social Security altogether, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently suggested that individuals postpone drawing benefits, waiting until at least their full retirement age, or 66 for those born from […]

Protecting Yourself from the Thief of the New Millennium

Protecting Yourself from the Thief of the New Millennium It’s happened to far too many individuals.  You’re enjoying dinner when the phone rings with a collection agency on the other end, demanding payment for overdue charges on an account you […]

Now, More than Ever Before, Responsibility is Yours

The spring tornado season of 2011 will easily go down in history as one of the deadliest on record, with both storm counts and death tolls more than doubling the previous year’s figures. In Tuscaloosa, AL, over 335 lives were […]

Staggering Numbers Approach Retirement Feeling Unprepared

The past two to three years have marked a major shift in the way Americans approaching retirement view this “third act” of life.  Once regarded as “Golden Years” in which many of life’s dreams could finally come to fruition, retirement […]

Chris Featured in TheStreet.com

I was recently featured in an article on TheStreet.com. Here is an excerpt from the piece:  “Private sector payroll growth slowed so much in May, which strengthens the argument that the slowdown story will continue,” said Chris Hobart, president and […]