Saw my first “perfect gift for Dad” holiday commercial this week. For the man who has everything, you can buy “super-grip” pliers that serve a multitude of macho functions including, this was my favorite, “safely hold materials when you weld and grind.” Does it get manlier than that?
“Selecting the best investment portfolio to meet retirement goals can be a daunting task. Turbulent equity markets and high levels of volatility have made investing in the equity markets more challenging. Historically low interest rates have made the outlook for fixed income investments less attractive. Investors are faced with the difficult decision on where best to invest their savings in ways to limit risk and improve expected returns.”
Eric Stevenson, president of Nationwide Retirement Plans, in his article, Weathering Retirement’s Perfect Storm.