Inside of a large, bright green warehouse, the first batches of commercially produced craft beer in Denton are nearing perfection inside of the new Audacity Brew House.
Over the past 50 years, our life expectancy has increased. So has our health, however many television advertisements to fix various maladies we have seen. So why is it that more of us retire earlier than...
Since the January issue hit newsstands, Texas Highways subscribers and faithful readers in Denton have raced to mailboxes and stores every month, eagerly flipping pages to the Texas Top 40 Destinations feature. In truth, this scenario has happened in cities all across the state and beyond among the magazine’s nearly half-million readers. What’s all the hoopla?
Charles Ellis hammered the latest nail in the coffin of professional money management. His article “The Rise and Fall of Performance Investing” appeared in the summer issue of The Journal of Portfolio Management. It declares the era of performance money management over.
Q: What are the mechanics of changing to a discount brokerage firm? Who are some of the major discount players besides Fidelity?
Things change. Ten years ago, the most common reader question about IRA accounts was this: “How can I avoid the penalty for withdrawals taken before age 59 1/2?”
One Denton school board member signaled support while others raised concerns Tuesday about the district’s possible participation in a tax-increment reinvestment zone to fund the city’s proposed convention center. City officials made a presentation during the school board’s Tuesday meeting, offering updates about the project’s reduction in size.
The young man sitting across from me is slight of frame, small even. At the same time, he exudes strength and athleticism, caged energy a tangible aura surrounding him. His physical stature is somewhat misleading in that he completely fills a space the moment he steps into it.
Q: My husband and I are in our late 40s. We are saving for retirement with the assumption that Social Security will be bankrupt by the time we retire. We are not planning on receiving anything. We don’t feel we should rely on Social Security benefits to support ourselves. We hope to be happily surprised if we are wrong.
Little D dashes across the green square, which is divided into numerous smaller squares, each a perfect digging spot harboring various levels of wealth. Little D, sporting his bright mohawk, could unearth all the treasure in no time at all were it not for the squares’ determined guard rooster, the menacing Cluck Gable, whose sole aim is to prevent Little D’s digging success.
In the midst of our high-tech world, a couple of sensory powers are somewhat left out.
Consider Michael Kitces as the thinking man’s financial planner. He’s smart. He’s prolific. And he spends his best hours where the rubber meets the road, in the analysis of the actual financial products most of us encounter in real life. The results can be surprising.
I’ve lost count of the surveys telling us that all Americans will suffer deprivation when they retire. I’m sure you have, too. A recent Harris Poll found that 74 percent of Americans worried about retirement. The National Retirement Risk Index now indicates that 53 percent of Americans are “at risk.”
Are you the kind of person who, when someone yells “snake!” you run toward the screamer to identify the lovely creature? Would you rather be outside than indoors even in this hot August weather?