Think back to those early days in life when it seemed like everything in the candy aisle was free if you begged your parents hard enough. Not a fleeting thought was given to the expenses of a vacation or the copay costs at the doctor. There’s something beautifully unburdened in the way which children experience the world: recklessly present and innocently ambivalent.
MCF Advisors Announces New Management Team Members & Shareholders
KENTUCKY – February 2, 2017 – Today MCF Advisors announced the appointment of new officers and shareholders. The following individuals have been added to the management team:
Tim Gavin – Vice President, Operations
Why You Need a Serious Retirement Investment Strategy
With rising retirement costs, longer life spans, and the need to rely almost exclusively on one’s own assets for income, there is little margin for error in investing for retirement.
Retire to Happiness: Tips to Thrive in the Next Chapter of Life
Here’s a thought: retirement doesn’t mean the end. It doesn’t mean an end of self-importance or purpose, it just means a new chapter—a paradigm shift of what life is beyond long days and meetings and bosses.
2016 Post-Election: Oh What an Eventful Year!
The MCF Investment Committee
The switch from Halloween to Christmas decorations in our stores and the now available, limited-time-only Starbuck’s holiday drinks tell us the end of the year is upon us. And oh, what a year 2016 has been so far!
The 4 Essential Elements of a Retirement Plan
Until recently, many retirees have been able to rely upon the three-legged stool of retirement income sources: A defined benefit pension plan that guarantees a lifetime income, their own savings, and Social Security.
Investing and Politics
Every four years, by choice or not, Americans experience an increased awareness of our country’s political landscape. Elections bring about a great dichotomy in the United States.
The Daily Choices of Financial Freedom
If given the choice, most people would choose financial freedom over financial servitude. Who doesn’t want to be financially independent where their money is working for them as opposed to them working for money?
Year-End Tax Planning Begins Now
With the holiday season looming, it’s not too soon to do your year-end tax planning. One of the consequences of achieving financial success is that, what was once a relatively straightforward tax return increasingly becomes more involved as more tax issues come into the picture.
Should You Take Early Social Security Retirement Benefits?
Most people are aware that they can begin collecting their Social Security retirement payout at age 62, and, in doing so, they are informed that they will be collecting a reduced benefit. And most people also know that, the longer they wait to collect benefits, they will receive a higher monthly benefit.