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It’s been said that owning a home is realizing the American Dream. But what most homeowners really dream about is the day their mortgage is finally paid off! The financial benefits of not having a mortgage in retirement are hard to ignore. But is it always the smartest thing to do financially? Here are some … Continue reading Should You Keep Your Mortgage In Retirement? Continue Reading
Quarter In Review So far, 2017 has emerged to be a very positive one for global stock markets, and the second quarter was no exception. We saw developed international stocks jump 6.1% while emerging-market and larger-cap U.S. stocks gained 6.3% and 3.1%, respectively. Bonds continued their solid returns for the second consecutive quarter this year … Continue reading Second Quarter 2017 Investment Review Continue Reading
One of the best things about retirement is freedom. Without the shackles of work weighing you down, you can choose how to spend your day, and where you’ll spend it. One of those freedoms is where to live. But despite the freedom to live where you want, deciding whether or not to relocate for retirement … Continue reading Deciding Whether Or Not To Relocate For Retirement Continue Reading
We were recently asked to help someone who had a very unusual problem with her 401(k). While the combination of problems was unusual, the situation illustrated several common mistakes people make. In this case, the combination of mistakes compounded into a nightmare. Hopefully, after reading this article, you’ll be able to avoid these same costly … Continue reading Costly 401(k) Mistakes That Could Wipe Out Your Retirement Plan Continue Reading
June 22, 2017 – Blankinship & Foster is pleased to announce it has been named to the 2017 edition of the Financial Times 300 Top Registered Investment Advisers. The list recognizes top independent RIA firms from across the U.S. This is the fourth annual FT 300 list, produced independently by the Financial Times in collaboration … Continue reading Blankinship & Foster Named to 2017 Financial Times 300 Top Registered Investment Advisers Continue Reading