Articles Showing articles written by: Mike Brady, Michael Brady & Co. Wealth Management

There is a downside to tapping into your retirement right now

If you are looking at your retirement plan balance and thinking that now would be a good time to retire since you have more money than you have ever had in your life, be very careful. In retirement, if you keep your account invested the same way it has been over the last eight years, you could be in for a shock. Over the last eight years, the...

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Staying financially organized

Every day we are involved in so many transactions. Each of these transactions results in some type of paperwork. It’s like we live our lives in a constant blizzard of receipts, invoices, statements, deposits and withdrawals, purchases and sales—in paper and electronic format. How can you stay organized and keep track of all these...

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The human connection

In case you haven’t been paying attention, we are living in the beginning years of the Age of Machines. Robots, artificial intelligence, drones, self-driving cars and, now, “robo” investment advisors. And the machines can be very precise and diligent at what they do. But what they can’t be is human. Humans have qualities that, to...

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Be prepared for changing market conditions

The Boy Scout’s motto has served me well over the 30-plus years that I have been advising families on their most important financial decisions. It has forced me to be constantly on the lookout for changing and dangerous conditions in all of my activities. Planning a family’s financial future is very much the same as planning an...

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Changes are inevitable–are you prepared?

The world around us is changing every day and the rate of change seems to be accelerating. Every aspect of life is experiencing the effects of these changing forces. These changes affect our financial lives and require us to remain flexible and to change with the world. New technologies provide opportunities as well as challenges. If you...

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