Category: The Money Puzzle

5 Things Often Overlooked in Your Retirement Budget

When preparing your retirement budget, it’s sometimes hard to anticipate every expense. One of the biggest mistakes newly retired people make is underestimating how much they will spend to achieve a comfortable lifestyle.   When...

Inflation Keeps Marching On and On

Lately when I exclaimed over the price of celery – $2.89 for four stalks for goodness sakes – my husband “reminded” me that it’s not 1989 anymore.  Do you remember 1989?  That was the...

Boost Retirement Income With Dividends

Retirees prefer a predictable stream of income from their investment portfolios.  Investing in high quality, dividend-paying companies can provide that income, often with regular increases. The promise of regular cash along with capital appreciation...