“My dear girl, the day you see I’m getting old…”

My dear girl, the day you see I'm getting old, I ask you to please be patient, but most of all, try to understand what I'm going through. If when we talk, I repeat the same thing a thousand times, don't interrupt to say: "You said the same thing a minute ago"... Just listen, please. Try to remember the times when you were little and I would read … [Read more...]

Required Minimum Distributions Are Back for 2010

You would probably be hard pressed to name a positive result of the 2008 market crash, but Congress did make one temporary change that benefited retirees over age 70-1/2.   A one year moratorium on required minimum distributions (RMD) from IRA and 401(k) accounts was enacted for the year 2009. This helped seniors in two ways.  First, since all … [Read more...]