Yes, You Can Still Retire Comfortably! – A Book Review

I read a lot in the areas of personal finance.  As a baby boomer, I make sure to include large doses of reading in retirement planning.  Regardless of your age, you should do the same.  I recently finished reading “Yes, You Can Still Retire Comfortably!” which was authored by Ben Stein and Phil DeMuth and published in 2005.  This is my review of that book. Read more


Investing for Baby Boomers – A Book Review

“You’re Fifty – Now What?  Investing for the Second Half of Your Life” (Charles R. Schwab)

I admit it, I’m a baby boomer.  That means I read books with words like “fifty” in the title, including this one.  It could have been titled “Investing for Baby Boomers” (as I’ve listed it in the title of this post) because that is the essential focus of the book.  I suppose my title just doesn’t have enough “pop.”   The title tag line is a good one because I feel like I truly am in the second half of my life.  (Mathematically I’m probably more than half-way through, at least of the parts that I will remember!) Read more