Category Archives for "Retirement"

What Does The Bible Say About Retirement?

What Does The Bible Say About Retirement?

We like the idea of retirement. After all those years of working hard, progressing in our careers, and making sacrifices, we feel like retirement is when we’ve finally made it. We see it as a season to enjoy all the luxuries we’ve convinced ourselves we deserve. Reaching 65 is heralded as a time when you […]

Ask Chuck: Should I Retire with a Mortgage?

Dear Chuck, Is it wrong to carry a mortgage in retirement? We are both preparing to retire but have 20 years left on our home mortgage.  Senior Mortgage Concerns    Dear Senior Mortgage Concerns,  My general response is to recommend that you (and everyone else) get completely out of debt before you retire. This verse […]

Ask Chuck: Should We Use Our Retirement Funds to Get through a Tight Spot?

Dear Chuck, My husband’s sales job has not produced good income since the pandemic. We’re in our early 60s, have $10,000 in a savings account, $25,000 in our 401(k), a paid-off home, and no debt. We’ve considered downsizing. Do you advise drawing down on our 401(k) now?  Managing Cash Flow    Dear Managing Cash Flow, […]

Ask Chuck: Are My Investments Safe Under a Biden Presidency?

Dear Chuck, How do you think a Biden presidency would impact my retirement nest egg? It is hard to know which way this election will go! I can’t afford to lose my savings.  Fearful Retiree Dear Fearful Retiree, Thanks for the question. As of this writing on November 4th, the day after the presidential election, […]

Ask Chuck: Ready to Retire?

Dear Chuck, I can retire in two years at age 65. Our home is paid for but we have almost nothing saved for retirement. We can get by on Social Security but it will be tight. How are others getting by who are in this shape? Retirement Planning    Dear Retirement Planning,  It is great […]

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