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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 […]

Does Your Life Insurance Policy Still Pass the Test?

When it comes to life insurance, there’s a common saying: “The best kind of policy is the one that’s in place when you need it.” While there’s no question that some form of coverage is always better than none, there’s […]

Chad’s Interview with the Edwardsville Intelligencer; article titled "Double-Dip Recession on the Horizon?"

St. Louis County foreclosures nearly double and Missouri’s unemployment reaches 9.1 percent, St. Louis advisor addresses what you can do now to prepare your finances for a potential second-wave of economic hardship The fear of a “double-dip” recession is back. The […]