What is the 4% Rule?

what is the 4% rule

Did you know that once you’ve retired the government requires you to sell off 4% of your retirement money every year thanks to the “4% rule?” Yay, another arbitrary rule to live by, amirite? The 4% rule has a long and kinda complicated history. It’s supposed to be a way to determine how much retirement … Read more

Retirement for Single Women

retirement for single women

Is retirement for single women really different? That’s a question I get asked a lot. And, unfortunately, the answer is yes. Here’s why. Women have to work hard for what they need and even harder to keep what they have. Saving for retirement is no different. You might be thinking, “Well, sure, but everyone works … Read more

How is Social Security Calculated?

how is social security calculated

You’ve been working hard all your life and paying diligently into Social Security. But how do you know how much you can count on each month? That, my friend, is the biggest mystery in retirement planning – how is social security calculated? You need to know how Social Security is calculated so you can make … Read more

Ep 8 The One About Financial Wellness

financial wellness

Feeling stressed? Focus on your financial wellness. Here’s how. Show Notes Financial wellness is taking steps to improve your overall quality of life with regard to the way you handle money. It involves paying attention to the big three – budgeting, saving, and investing. In this episode of the My Money My Freedom podcast, you’ll learn: … Read more