5 Tips To Help Efficiently Plan Your Estate

In the last couple weeks we have written articles for the Toledo Free Press called 5 Tips To Help You Prepare for Retirement and 5 Tips To Help Protect Your Retirement Assets (Check them out at www.retirementguysnetwork.com).  Here is part 3 of our three part series that focuses on The Retirement Guys 3-part process called The […]

Many Ways To Thank and Support Local Veterans

Two days after I, Nolan, graduated from high school, I jumped on a bus with my buddy Pete and we went down to Parris Island, South Carolina and joined the United States Marine Corps.  I often tell people I thought it would be a nice summer tropical vacation after high school.  In reality, I wanted […]

Fool’s Gold

One thing I, Nolan, look forward to each year is a family vacation together.  This year, we decided to take a cruise to Alaska.  Basically no internet, no cell phones, no technology, just family time watching nature, playing card games, and spending time together.  It was a once in a lifetime trip. In planning out […]

5 Tips To Prepare For Retirement

What is your idea of retirement?  Retirement. What will it be like for you?  Will you be sitting on a beach reading a book?  Or, will you be like some that are busier during retirement than they were when they were working?  Maybe you will just not retire at all because you can’t afford to, […]

Life Insurance Strategies Start With Saving

More than 20 years ago, a month after I turned 18, I, Nolan, got licensed to sell life insurance. I knew I wanted to get into the financial services business after my parents taught me to start investing at the early age of 12. My parents also had some friends that were in the financial […]

Retirement Health Care Can Be Costly

If you are retired, you probably already know that health care costs can put a big dent in your budget. If you are not retired, you may still be in the dark about what the costs will actually end up being. Wait a minute. At age 65 everyone is required to enroll in Medicare, which […]

When To Retire

In June 2014, over 4.5 million Americans left their jobs either voluntarily (i.e., they quit), involuntarily (i.e., layoffs), or as a result of other circumstances (e.g., retirement, death, disability). (source: BTN Research and the Department of Labor). At some point, you might be wondering when you should retire. It takes a bit of homework to […]

Is Your Retirement Safe?

If you are retired, you probably already know that health care costs can put a big dent in your budget. If you are not retired, you may still be in the dark about what the costs will actually end up being. Wait a minute. At age 65 everyone is required to enroll in Medicare, which […]

Helping Seriously Ill Adult Children

This week we worked with Beth White, MSN, RN and local author on a follow up to her recent book with Patricia Ringos Beach, MSN, RN, AOCN, ACHPN. In life, we expect that one day we will help our aging parents and grandparents. Yet, life doesn’t always play out the way we expect. Their book, […]

Antique Roadshow?

Have you ever gotten excited when you think you have found something that may be worth a lot of money? Visions flash through your head as you imagine this thing you have found has caused you to strike it rich or at least be something rare worth talking about.  I (Mark) used to love going […]