How Single Women and Baby Boomer Couples Should Plan for Social Security & Other Retirement Income

Mar 16, 2016

Baby Boomers & Money, Retirement, Social Security, Women & Money

3/16/2016 AZ Republic by Dr. Harold Wong According to recent research (see, “How Social Security Strategies Affect Your Retirement”, May 23, 2014 AZ Republic by Dr. Harold Wong), the average Social Security check to retired workers in 2014 was $1,294 per month. Clearly, this is not enough to live on for a single woman. If […]


What Warren Buffett Might Tell Women & their Families

Mar 02, 2016

Women & Money

3/2/2016 AZ Republic by Dr. Harold Wong Warren Buffett is known as “The Stock Market King”. He was recently ranked the 3rd wealthiest person in the world. He is known for many of his sayings about keys for success in investing and life: 1. Be Frugal: “If you buy things you do not need, soon […]


What Should Women Do Financially in 2016?

Jan 05, 2016

Women & Money

1/6/2016 AZ Republic by Dr. Harold Wong The year 2015 ended in America with a fizzle and not a boom. The stock market was about even compared to the end of 2014; economic growth was tepid; the unemployment rate dropped but wage increases were small. Oil prices dropped to 11-year lows and consumers were happy […]


What Warren Buffett Might Tell Women & their Families

Oct 21, 2015

Retirement, Risk vs. Returns, Seniors & Money, Wall Street, Women & Money

10/21/2015 by Dr. Harold Wong Warren Buffett is known as “The Stock Market King”. He was recently ranked the 3rd wealthiest person in the world. He is known for many of his sayings about keys for success in investing and life: Be Frugal: “If you buy things you do not need, soon you will have […]


What Warren Buffett Might Tell Women & their Families

Oct 07, 2015

Baby Boomers & Money, Income Tax, Risk vs. Returns, Seniors & Money, Women & Money

10/7/2015 by Dr. Harold Wong Warren Buffett is known as “The Stock Market King”. He was recently ranked the 3rd wealthiest person in the world. He is known for many of his sayings about keys for success in investing and life: Be Frugal: “If you buy things you do not need, soon you will have […]


How Single Women and Baby Boomer Couples Should Plan for Social Security & Other Retirement Income

Sep 02, 2015

Baby Boomers & Money, Retirement, Seniors & Money, Social Security, Women & Money

9/2/2015 AZ Republic by Dr. Harold Wong According to recent research (see, “How Social Security Strategies Affect Your Retirement”, May 23, 2014 AZ Republic by Dr. Harold Wong), the average Social Security check to retired workers in 2014 was $1,294 per month. Clearly, this is not enough to live on for a single woman. If […]


When You Take Social Security Affects Your Retirement!

May 01, 2015

Baby Boomers & Money, Private Pension, Seniors & Money, Social Security, Women & Money

May, 2015 CITY SunTimes by Dr. Harold Wong The Social Security Press Office has published a Fact Sheet that gives some interesting numbers. In 2014, There 39 million retired workers who receive $1,294 in average monthly benefits; 8.8 million disabled workers who receive $1,146 per month; and 6.2 million Survivors who receive $1,244 per month. […]


Affording Retirement Travel

Feb 01, 2015

Baby Boomers & Money, Bonds, Retirement, Seniors & Money, Women & Money

If you’re like most people who think about retirement, you probably imagine traveling in your golden years. Before you browse Acapulco websites and whip out the credit card to buy your ticket, make sure your finances can handle your trip. First, don’t wait to fulfill your dream. Enjoy the items on your bucket list now […]


New Year’s Retirement Travel Resolutions

Jan 09, 2015

Baby Boomers & Money, Bonds, Private Pension, Seniors & Money, Women & Money

1/9/2015 AZ Republic by Dr. Harold Wong Now that the holiday season is over, people are left with their New Year’s resolutions.  However, I challenge you to consider making some New Year’s resolutions regarding your travel dreams in retirement. Enjoy those bucket list items now, while you are healthy enough to walk easily. For many, […]


Kids’ Harsh Money Lessons

Jan 07, 2015

Baby Boomers & Money, Seniors & Money, Women & Money

After last Christmas, millions of people – including maybe you – returned gifts you didn’t want and either exchanged or just pocketed a refund. The process only increased the pressure that exhausts everyone, especially parents: Rush and spend to the limit of your credit, often to help your kids. Your kids are watching, though, and […]