November Stock Market Thoughts

October was a ugly month and I am sure a lot of people sold when stocks were down. People like to panic when things are going bad but for me if I had the cash I would have been buying. With the elections tomorrow, I figured it would be a crazy ride till things wash […]

October 2018 and Financial and Goals

October is an exciting month each year with Fall weather kicking in, football and Halloween. In Arizona we had another fun month with great weather. Wish our family back in the Midwest could say the same. They saw some pretty bad storms and a lot of people lost power to their homes for a while […]

Do you really Want to Retire Someday

So many people say they want to retire someday but they don’t see how they will ever retire. When my kids say they want to do something I ask them how bad do they want it? I also ask them what will they do to get it? Then I have them list out what they […]

October Stock Market Thoughts

Mrs. RE and myself know that thee will be good months and down months so we don’t get excited when things are down. We both feel good about the Stock Markets future and we aren’t planning on selling any stocks this month. When it comes to our Stock Market monthly thoughts, I like to read […]

Teenager Education

We have two boys at living home and they are currently ages 12 and 16 years old. If you ever had teenagers at home before you know they can be a challenge at times. If you have kids that are still young just wait. LOL It is fun talking to parents with kids to ones […]

September 2018 Financials

September was a busy and expensive month for sure. But also, it is High School Football time here in Arizona. We took the boys to one game and then Logan went to Home Coming game with friends the following week. September marks the last month of cheap golf rates also here in Arizona until next […]

Social Security Future

Will Social Security be around for your retirement years has been a question that many people have debated over the years. In my early years I was planning on it not being around and trying to save enough money so that if I did get any money from Social Security that it would be a […]

August 2018 and Financial and Goals

School time is here in Arizona. The Boys started school on the 8th. They still wish they didn’t start till September like their cousins do back in Minnesota. Seth starts school later this year so our schedules are way different than before. Now Logan gets out of school an hour earlier than Seth. Seth is […]

Could you Retire on 3.5 Million

Many people think having a Million dollars in their retirement accounts that they are set. But are they? How much do they really need? That is the true Million Dollar question. Our goal is 3.5 Million for both of us to be retired on our current lifestyle. What is our current lifestyle have to do […]