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...
Brett Lott, co-owner of Brett Lott Homes, examines floor plans. As a certified aging-in-place specialist, he custom designs homes so clients can stay in them long term.

Specialty builders look to the future when designing homes

Aging-in-place specialists can help homeowners make adjustments As nearly 77 million baby boomers settle into retirement, many are concerned with...
Thirty-two members of the Fun, Fit & Over Fifty Club pose for a photo after a recent hike up Badger Mountain. The club, which started in 2003, has monthly outings to members that include walks, hikes, bike rides and water and camping excursions, as well as social and intellectual activities. The club boasts 350 members who pay annual dues of $15.

Fun, Fit & Over Fifty Club members enjoy fresh air with their friendships

In 2011, Anne Nolan and her husband were getting ready to retire from their jobs at the Hanford area. There...

Don’t be ‘all thumbs’ when it comes to retirement planning

By Benjamin Messinger My favorite economics professor started our first class by asking: “What is the purpose of a business?”...
Terry Chick, who relies on Social Security for his income, mows his own lawn at his Kennewick home to save money. He’s one of a growing number of senior citizens nationwide relying on Social Security as their primary source of income.

More seniors relying on Social Security as main income

By Robin Wojtanik Terry Chick is among a growing percentage of Baby Boomers who rely on a Social Security check...

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