Net Worth Update: October 2013

Net Worth Update: October 2013

I’ll be honest, I’m not entirely sure what to say here.  Every month when I share my net worth, I tend to comment on how busy it was during the past month, pretty much like clockwork.  September was no exception; between a trip to my mother, dealing with a hacking incident, and upgrading my blog… Continue Reading

6 Investment Strategies to Generate Retirement Income

6 Investment Strategies to Generate Retirement Income

Last time, on The Amateur Financier, we were discussing the different sources of income when retirement rolls around. There were four that came up, pensions, Social Security, working part-time, and relying on your personal savings. Not to give away and spoilers, but there’s not too much you can do about the first two, and working… Continue Reading

4 Sources of Income in Retirement

4 Sources of Income in Retirement

There’s one major goal that most of us have for the end of our working life: retirement!  Maybe you’ve put in decades at your job, and ready to take advantage of your pension to live a luxurious life.  Perhaps you spent years working, slowly accumulating a small fortune in retirement accounts that you’re ready to… Continue Reading

Weekly Round-Up: Almost There…

Weekly Round-Up: Almost There…

Welcome to the nearly finished, almost completely redesigned The Amateur Financial!  You might recall from last week’s Weekly Round-Up that I’ve been in the process of doing a thorough overhaul of my blog.  It’s been going well, overall; the site is looking pretty sweet, it’s running at a good speed (much better than before, at… Continue Reading