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I can remember as a kid when Pete Rose made headlines as the first singles hitter to make $100,000 a year. That was in 1970. “Charlie Hustle” made eleven times what the average worker made. 100 grand. One hundred thousand dollars. A “six-figure” salary. ┬áThat’s been the benchmark for financial success for a long time. Bring home that much money every year and you’ve made it. You can sit back and enjoy… Read More

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Yogi Berra (Hall of Fame catcher) once said: “You’ve got to be very careful if you don’t know where you’re going, because you might not get there.” He could have been talking about retirement. ┬áMost American workers aren’t financially ready for retirement, according to the Employee Benefit Research Institute’s annual Retirement Confidence Survey. The survey found that: 43% of workers say they have less than $10,000 in savings (up from 39% last… Read More

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