Archive for October, 2009

Life Insurance: “Buy term and invest the difference” is dead – Reconsidering permanent insurance

Monday, October 26th, 2009 by Cass Chappell, CFP®

In the 80's and into the early 90's there was a popular theory about life insurance:  "Buy term and invest the difference". Essentially, you would buy a low cost 20 year term ... more »

Ounces versus Pounds: A look at sound preventive measures – The Car

Monday, October 19th, 2009 by Charles Mayfield, CFP®

This is the second posting for my "Ounces versus Pounds" series.  If you missed the first one, here is a link: http://atlantaplanningguys.com/?p=436.  As is the case with much of the guidance ... more »

Ounces versus Pounds: A look at sound preventive measures – The Home

Monday, October 12th, 2009 by Charles Mayfield, CFP®

Whether it was your mother, father, teacher or friend...you have likely heard the phrase "an ounce of prevention is equal to a pound of cure".  There are countless things that we ... more »

“Max out” your 401(k)……just don’t do it too quickly

Monday, October 5th, 2009 by Cass Chappell, CFP®

 I find myself giving clients this piece of advice more than any other recommendation I make: "Contribute to your retirement plan...as much as you can afford". There is a caveat to that statement, ... more »