Retirement

Todd Halterman speaks at the Benton-Franklin Humane Society’s Feel the Love event about Our Forever Friends, a pet protection plan that enables pet owners to allocate money in their estate to pay for their pets’ long-term care after their death. (Photo by Laura Kostad)

Investment advisor offers pet care plan

Forever Friends plan aids pets after their owners die Many seniors’ wills include provisions for who gets their dog, cat,...

Planning key to independence in retirement

By Eileen L. Griffin A recent Wall Street Journal column attempted to dispel the myth of an impending retirement crisis...
Tender Care Village volunteers Susan Anfinson, left, walks with Marie Duncan. The nonprofit’s mission is designed to assist residents age 50 and older by offering help with chores, check-ins and transportation. (Courtesy Tender Village)

Tender Care Village needs volunteers before it can add new members

Marie Duncan has been living alone for 45 years and she’d like to continue to enjoy her “little view of...
Attorney Beau Ruff works for Cornerstone Wealth Strategies in Kennewick.

Estate planning too important to ignore

By Beau Ruff Property owned by a spouse does not automatically transfer to the surviving spouse at death. Instead, something...
Cathy MacCaul, advocacy director for AARP Washington

Saving for the future just got easier for Washingtonians

By Cathy MacCaul A new retirement savings initiative has launched in Washington. The Retirement Marketplace officially opened the nation’s first...
plants growing from money

The essential partnership to improve retirement readiness

By Stephen Palm Retirement planning is the process to prepare for the phase of life after employment income ends. There...
Business Professionals Analyzing Financial Data

Adjusting to a retirement mindset can be challenging

By Scott Sarber Many people come into our office to prepare for retirement. We talk about when they are anticipating...
A patient in Don and Lori Watts Pediatric Center is taken to surgery in a wagon to make the experience a little less stressful. The wagon, as well as a big wheel for patients, was paid for through the Kadlec Foundation. (Courtesy Kadlec Foundation)

Pooled income donor program helps Kadlec address unmet health needs

Four years ago, the Kadlec Foundation kicked off a new donor program called K-Life to allow people to make an...
Piton Wealth employees recently spent time learning the ropes at an indoor rock-climbing wall as a team-building exercise. Piton Wealth’s founder and CEO Michelle Clary was selected by Thrivent Financial to join the nationwide company’s new network of independent practices. (Courtesy Piton Wealth)

Kennewick financial planner ventures into independent practice

A tool designed to protect a climber from a fall or ascend a mountain faster is the inspiration behind the...

Values-based investment growing in Tri-Cities, nationwide

By Eleanor Cummins Preparing for retirement isn’t just about getting finances in order. Faith-based financial advisers, whose ranks are rapidly...

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