Hafner Financial Group Blog
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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.
We may even feature some of our clients, or have a fun quiz from time to time. Check back each week for a new post.
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 years, they are sometimes surprised to learn that those same investments may not serve them well in Retirement. Here...read more
Rolling over your funds for retirement presents a number of opportunities for error. There are plenty of government and IRS regulations to consider, and running afoul of any of them can be expensive in terms of penalties, fees, and even access to your savings. To help...read more
Buy low, sell high. That’s how you make money in the stock market, right? Like most things in life, this simple wisdom gets much more complicated once your boots hit the ground. For example, maybe you “thought” you bought low but now your investments are even...read more
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 sails through the air and drops through the rim with nothing but net. It’s a beautiful sight to see. A perfect...read more
Do you remember the last time you were in your car and a song came on the radio that you didn’t like? And I don’t mean a song that was okay, but not one of your favorites. I’m talking about a song you really didn’t like. Maybe it was the song that was playing when the...read more
Have you ever lost your keys? It’s incredibly frustrating, isn’t it? It seems impossible. How can they not be right where you left them? The good news about losing your keys is that you are going to discover they’re lost pretty quickly. After all, without them, you...read more
Did you see the Super Bowl Sunday? Of course you did. You and 103.4 million other people. Unless you are a Patriots fan, it was a joy to watch the Philadelphia Eagles defeat Tom Brady and the New England Patriots. It was a good game. Very exciting. Unfortunately...read more
I just got off the phone with tech support for my home printer. It’s pretty incredible, they were able to remote into my home network and get everything working in only a few minutes. Problem solved! It makes me appreciate how much things have changed over the last...read more
I saw my doctor the other day. He's a great guy and runs a good practice. I really appreciate how efficient and accommodating he and his staff are. But having said that, there are some aspects of visiting my doctor that I don't like so much. One of these is all the...read more
Wouldn't it be nice to have more money? To be able to put a little bit in your savings account? This might be possible for you if you make some changes to reduce your living expenses. This sounds like a great idea but what actually goes into reducing your living...read more