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Harriet Brackey

As seen in: Time Magazine

Certified Financial Planner, Co-Chief Investment Officer. Formerly Personal Finance Columnist, Sun Sentinel, Miami Herald, blogger, radio + TV commentator.

Risks You Really Face

time.com — When you're planning for retirement, you think about how much money you'll spend, places you'd like to visit, what health care will cost. But do you think about risk? And do you think about the right risks? By that, I mean, have you considered any risk other than running out of money?

Stocks Go Up. Stocks Go Down. Deal With It.

time.com — Like some of our investment advisory clients, I fear the market sometimes. The way I combat that fear is with information. Markets go up, markets go down. Here's what's normal. Here's where we are.

Adviser & Client Money Topics

time.com — Take heart. When high school and college seniors come into some cash, they mostly do good things with it. When her son recently turned 18, Lisa Kirchenbauer and her husband had him sign papers to take control of an account for minors they had long ago set up as a college fund-which had grown to about $60,000.

Out and About Lately

harrietbrackey.wordpress.com — I recently spoke to about-to-be graduates of the University of Miami's Miller School of Medicine. I love being invited to do this. Ask me anytime to talk to someone just starting out in a career. I can give some ideas that will make a difference in the rest of their lives.

Bonds will go BOOM

harrietbrackey.wordpress.com — This is something we've been trying to convey for a while. We do not know when. But we do know the day that interest rates begin to rise, bonds will take a hit. We can't say it loud enough. So here are a few others saying the same. Like an echo.

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