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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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Can A Stock Portfolio Replace My Paycheck When I Retire?

Peter C. Hafner, CFP®, CWS®
Peter C. Hafner, CFP®, CWS® | Thursday, December 06 , 2018
In my last article  we learned that a portfolio of bonds alone will not be enough for most of us to replace our paycheck once we stop working.
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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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The Curves of Retirement: Calculating Your Retirement Trajectory

Peter C. Hafner, CFP®, CWS®
Peter C. Hafner, CFP®, CWS® | Thursday, June 28 , 2018
Have you ever watched a good basketball player shoot a free throw? They bounce the ball a couple of times and line up the shot. Then, whoosh! The ball...
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Will Social Security be there for Me?

Peter C. Hafner, CFP®, CWS®
Peter C. Hafner, CFP®, CWS® | Monday, September 11 , 2017
How many of you took a vacation this summer? I certainly did. But I wonder, would you have gone on vacation if you thought you might run out of money...
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How Speeding Can Destroy Your Retirement Dreams

Peter C. Hafner, CFP®, CWS®
Peter C. Hafner, CFP®, CWS® | Tuesday, July 18 , 2017
I think we’ve all been guilty of driving over the speed limit at some time in our lives haven’t we? I know I have. Maybe you were late for an important...
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7 Ways to a Happier Retirement

Peter C. Hafner, CFP®, CWS®
Peter C. Hafner, CFP®, CWS® | Tuesday, July 11 , 2017
Picture this—it’s Friday afternoon, your work is done, and you have the weekend ahead of you. But what makes this weekend different than any other weekend...
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How to Sabotage Your Retirement by Using Multiple Advisors

Peter C. Hafner, CFP®, CWS®
Peter C. Hafner, CFP®, CWS® | Wednesday, April 26 , 2017
I found myself thinking about eggs this morning. Maybe it's because Easter just passed. Or maybe I was just hungry. Or it could have been because of a...
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