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Each week we post an original article on a variety of topics. Past topics include: reviewing your investment portfolio, handling the ups and downs of the stock market, and the questions to ask yourself before you retire.

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6 Reasons To Put Off Retirement Income Planning

Peter C. Hafner, CFP®, CWS®
Peter C. Hafner, CFP®, CWS® | Thursday, May 23 , 2019
As a financial planner who specializes in helping people make sure they have enough money to retire, I’m distressed when people put off their planning. 
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Afraid To Retire? Don’t Let Your Own Thinking Make It Worse

Peter C. Hafner, CFP®, CWS®
Peter C. Hafner, CFP®, CWS® | Wednesday, May 15 , 2019
“Making decisions based on fear is never a good idea” - Peter Hafner
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You Can Have Enough Money To Retire (With This Smart Investment Strategy)

Peter C. Hafner, CFP®, CWS®
Peter C. Hafner, CFP®, CWS® | Monday, April 15 , 2019
You’d like to have an idea of when you can retire, right?
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When Can I Retire? 9 Questions To Answer First (Then You’ll Know)

Peter C. Hafner, CFP®, CWS®
Peter C. Hafner, CFP®, CWS® | Thursday, April 04 , 2019
Let me guess.
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Stock Market Uncertainty & Tax Reform

Peter C. Hafner, CFP®, CWS®
Peter C. Hafner, CFP®, CWS® | Wednesday, December 19 , 2018
Uncertainty forces a correction
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Can Bonds Replace My Paycheck When I Retire?

Peter C. Hafner, CFP®, CWS®
Peter C. Hafner, CFP®, CWS® | Monday, November 12 , 2018
As I promised in my last article  in this post we will explore investing in bonds as a tool for creating an income stream for retirement that is both...
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Your Mindset Is The Most Important Retirement Planning Tool

Peter C. Hafner, CFP®, CWS®
Peter C. Hafner, CFP®, CWS® | Monday, October 29 , 2018
In my last article I promised I would show you some tools and strategies you could use to create an income stream for retirement that is both insulated...
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How To Retire When The Market Is Dropping

Peter C. Hafner, CFP®, CWS®
Peter C. Hafner, CFP®, CWS® | Thursday, October 25 , 2018
The stock market had a big drop last week. In fact, it was the biggest decline since April.
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4 Reasons to Change Up Your Investment Portfolio

Peter C. Hafner, CFP®, CWS®
Peter C. Hafner, CFP®, CWS® | Thursday, July 26 , 2018
I often meet families who created an investment portfolio many, many years ago. And while it seems to have performed great during their pre-retirement...
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10 Biggest Rollover Blunders (and How to Avoid Them)

Peter C. Hafner, CFP®, CWS®
Peter C. Hafner, CFP®, CWS® | Wednesday, July 25 , 2018
Rolling over your funds for retirement presents a number of opportunities for error. There are plenty of government and IRS regulations to consider, and...
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