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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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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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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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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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6 Reasons Not to Plan for Retirement

Peter C. Hafner, CFP®, CWS®
Peter C. Hafner, CFP®, CWS® | Tuesday, July 14 , 2015
Let’s face it – it’s hard to get started in planning for retirement and there are many excuses out there to put it off.  Below are some of the most common...
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Social Security: Now or Later?

Peter C. Hafner, CFP®, CWS®
Peter C. Hafner, CFP®, CWS® | Wednesday, February 18 , 2015
When it comes to the question of when to begin taking Social Security income, the choice looms large. Should you apply now to get earlier payments? Or...
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