Retirement

Can’t cheat the marathon

By Ralph Bender, MBA, CFP®

“The marathon won’t be cheated.” That’s what I’ve told aspiring runners for years. And in the 2019 Boston Marathon, I proved the point...

Tale of Two Retirements

By Ralph Bender, MBA, CFP®

About 15 years ago, both Ross and Bobby retired. Bobby had about twice as much money in his retirement plan; neither had a monthly pension, except for Social Security.

All that glitters is not gold

By Ralph Bender, MBA, CFP®

Be wary of alternative Social Security claiming strategies, which are in the news now that baby boomers are eligible for benefits. There are expensive software tools designed to help retirees “maximize” their benefits.

Chevron Retirement Milestones

By Ralph Bender, MBA, CFP®

For a smooth transition into your Life After Chevron, order a personal Retirement Milestones Calendar now.