Stories written by Kevin Price

Kevin Price is a financial advisor with Insight Financial Solutions in Grand Junction. He’s also a member of the Western Colorado Human Resource Association. The WCHRA next meets for a holiday celebration scheduled for 11:30 a.m. Dec. 21 at Two Rivers Convention Center, 159 Main St. in Grand Junction. For more information about the WCHRA, log on to www.wchra.org.

Financial timeline: Different moves for different stages

If you had a timeline of the financial steps you should take in life, what would it look like? Answers to that question vary, but certain times of life call for certain financial moves. Some should be made out of caution, others out of opportunity. n What should do in your 20s? Start saving for […]

Plans offer retirement savings choices

Traditional and Roth 401(k) plans both offer tax-advantaged ways to save for retirement. Which works best for you depends on your unique circumstances. Many employees now have — or soon could have — a new retirement planning option to consider: the Roth 401(k), which permits participants to save for retirement on an after-tax basis. In […]

The case for retirement savings

There are many reasons we defer our dreams of financial independence. Here are five of the most common psychological barriers and how to overcome them: I can’t afford it. Sure, you have lots of competing uses for your money. Some types of spending are locked in each month — paying your mortgage, for example. And […]

Personal savings key to retirement liftoff

There’s something powerful and serene about watching hot air balloons rise in the morning stillness, their burners propelling colorful shapes into the atmosphere. Retirement is a lot like untethered flight — life’s possibilities are limited only by your imagination and where the wind takes you. At one time, you could count on lifts from a […]

Retirement playbook: Here are five steps to a winning game plan

For many, football season means bundling up, tailgate parties and gathering around the TV with friends and family for exciting action. It’s also a good time to pencil out some goals and a game plan for retirement. Here’s a five-step playbook to consider in planning for retirement: Protect the quarterback: The most important player on […]

Ready for retirement? Envision a lifestyle and invest accordingly

You might have read or heard that you need to replace about 80 percent of your preretirement income to maintain your standard of living in retirement. Although some research validates this guideline, consider that half of today’s retirees say their spending is higher or about the same as it was when they were working. The […]

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