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Posted on Friday, 13th May 2022 by Dennis Damp

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The TSP is updating their website and adding new investment choices. A short summary follows along with steps to take now that will familiarize you with the pending changes. If you were planning to initiate a new withdrawal or any changes to your investments from May 26th through the first week of June, you won’t […]

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Posted on Friday, 6th May 2022 by Dennis Damp

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Wild stock market swings and volatility in all sectors is causing investors to pause. Our retirement accounts are on the block and as inflation continues on its rampage, investors seek safe harbors to wait out the storm. Unfortunately, we are in for quite a ride. Our recent trip down south was an eyeopener every time […]

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Posted on Friday, 29th April 2022 by Dennis Damp

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We can expect another significant COLA increase in 2023 if inflation continues on its current path or if we move to what economists call stagflation. According to the Senior Citizens League, the 2023 COLA could be as high as 8.9%; the largest increase since 1981 when it was 11.2%; in 1980 it was 14.3%! There […]

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Posted on Friday, 8th April 2022 by Dennis Damp

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It’s impossible to time the market. One of the financial advisers I talked with years ago asked me this question: “Who are you investing for?” He suggested being more aggressive if you don’t require your investments to live on in retirement or investing primarily for your heirs. The market ultimately increases over time. The S&P […]

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Posted on Friday, 25th March 2022 by Dennis Damp

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Investment Rates Updated 5/22/2022 Currently, even after the recent Federal Reserve’s interest rate hike, my bank reduced their savings rate from .05% to .04%!  Makes no sense except for the banks, they loan our money out at much higher rates and we fund their huge profits. Bank CEOs brag about their astronomical client deposits and […]

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Posted on Friday, 11th March 2022 by Dennis Damp

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My previous article titled “Skyrocketing Inflation” had a broken link, the most clicked on link in the article. Here is the corrected link: How to Keep What You Worked a Lifetime Accumulating (Updated)   Typically, I focus on issues that impact those planning retirement and annuitants alike. The common thread reflects my personal experiences and […]

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Posted on Friday, 4th March 2022 by Dennis Damp

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Everyone must prepare to maintain their standard of living in retirement.  Retirees from all sectors and those still working feel the wrath of this unrelenting force that constantly impacts our day to day lives. The progression of this financial endemic (inflation) is always upon us. At times, and when the economy is on a sound […]

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Posted on Friday, 18th February 2022 by Dennis Damp

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If you are in the market for a new car, it may be challenging to find the one you want at an affordable price. Most dealers have few new cars available; it has been that way for more than a year now. Honestly, I don’t know how the dealerships are staying in business. Some have […]

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