You wake up in the morning, get yourself a healthy breakfast, and sit down to check in on the daily news of our world. Even after leaving the workforce, our days and our lives still find a way to develop some element of routine or predictability. You lean on a few established activities or events…

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I’ve been reading a book called, “The Road Less Stupid” by Keith J. Cunningham and the title of this blog is taken from one of his chapters. When I turned the page and saw those words, I had to stop for a minute to process how the words made me feel. I don’t like the…

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Salary Negotiation, Signature Wealth Strategies, Florence, SC

Salary negotiations can feel stressful. For many people, the idea of barging into a manager’s office and demanding a raise inspires a wide range of conflicting emotions, from fear to hope and everything in between. While many workers would like (or need) to take this step to continue feeling valued in their careers, the fact…

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Work in Retirement, Signature Wealth Strategies Florence, SC

For many older workers, the prospect of retirement is lurking just around the corner, but there may be options, like part-time work, that you haven’t seriously considered. Maybe you’re excited about finally being able to have more time to accomplish things. Perhaps you’re scared about what to expect financially. Whatever your feelings about retirement, it’s…

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Personal Information, Scam, Signature Wealth Strategies - Florence SC

  Protecting your financial information is always a top priority for us. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently reminded us that tax-related scams are still pervasive. I believe you can never be too careful when it comes to protecting your information privacy. Here are some suggestions for thinking ahead of potential scams:   Never share…

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retiring misconceptions

Recently, I ran across a list of frequently asked questions about retirement that I found a little bit alarming. Two of the questions that really struck me centered around whether or not retirement causes depression and whether or not retirement can ruin your marriage. I spend much of my day talking with clients about their…

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