As the fall rolls in and school has begun, the cavalcade of backpacks becomes the renewed topic of discussion between children, parents and educators alike. Many junior high and middle school students are being asked to take text books home each night that make their back packs look bigger than the students, and in some instances, they are!
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Harold F. Wachtel, Jr. is the Managing Director of Wachtel Capital Management, LLC located in Montville:
It is no secret that millions of Americans are having trouble figuring out how they will survive financially during retirement, especially after the debacle our economy, and many retirement plans, have recently been through. Most people that I speak with want nothing to do with working for an entire lifetime and I think that we are all in agreement that we want the ability to choose what we do during our 25 plus years of retirement, whether it be working full-time, part-time or not at all. Unfortunately, most of the people I consult with have not accumulated enough during their working years to maintain the current standard of living they have become accustom to. With that being said, my job is to not only protect and help accumulate assets, but also look “out of the box” to help provide additional ideas that one can potentially take advantage of to help make retirement as stress free and enjoyable as possible. Here are a few of the more common ideas that can make a great difference in your retirement:
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