Taking Care of the Goose

Remember Jack and the Beanstalk? Jack climbs the beanstalk, discovers the goose that lays the golden eggs, steals the goose, and escapes from the Giant who owns the goose. I bring this up because I think of companies a bit like organizations that manage geese. Each...

A Retirement Fact Sheet

Some specifics about the “second act.”  Does your vision of retirement align with the facts? Here are some noteworthy financial and lifestyle facts about life after 50 that might surprise you.   Up to 85% of a retiree’s Social Security income can be taxed. Some...

Looking Back in Time

I just got back from a trip to the Czech Republic. Prague, the capital, is a beautiful city and a big tourist attraction. I was last there 29 years ago, just a year after the people of the country threw off one-party communist rule and became democratic for the first...