William Richards

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Recent Articles By The Author

Open House Confidential: What Buyers and Sellers Should Know

Open House Confidential: What Buyers and Sellers Should Know

Those buying or selling a house are not always thinking about staging, cucumber water and Costco cookies. But these are standard features of today's open house. And there are consequences.

Working After 50: How to Navigate the Workplace So You Don't Short-Change Retirement

Working After 50: How to Navigate the Workplace So You Don't Short-Change Retirement

There’s a strong chance that one out of every three Americans reading this is over the age of 50—not quite ready to retire and still a viable, valuable worker.

Rising Rental Costs Can Jeopardize Boomers' Retirement

Rising Rental Costs Can Jeopardize Boomers' Retirement

If you think Millennials are struggling to find affordable rentals, think about their parents.

Uptick in Rental Cost Will Challenge Boomers

Uptick in Rental Cost Will Challenge Boomers

If you think Millennials are struggling to find affordable rentals, think about their parents.

Driverless Cars Are Here To Stay, But Don’t Take Your Hands Off the Wheel

Driverless Cars Are Here To Stay, But Don’t Take Your Hands Off the Wheel

Jurisdictions like California, D.C., Florida, Michigan, and Nevada that have legalized driverless cars all aim to keep you squarely in the driver’s seat, vigilant as ever.

Why Millennials and Boomers Are Adrift In the Same Debt-Filled Boat

Why Millennials and Boomers Are Adrift In the Same Debt-Filled Boat

Recent graduates aren’t the only ones who hold student debt. Pre-retirees are also suffering -- hard.

Social Security Fears Are About the Solvency Issue

Social Security Fears Are About the Solvency Issue

80 years later, Social Security is still a good idea—it just needs a little polish.

Social Security Fears? It's the Solvency Issue, Stupid

Social Security Fears? It's the Solvency Issue, Stupid

80 years later, Social Security is still a good idea—it just needs a little polish

In an Age of Robo-Advisors, Does a Human Touch Still Reign King?

In an Age of Robo-Advisors, Does a Human Touch Still Reign King?

Today’s financial advisor is part guru, part therapist, and part friend. Can he cater to you better than a robot or algorithm?

Traditional Retirement Is a Myth

Traditional Retirement Is a Myth

When considering retirement, we talk about shifting the balance of our lives away from active employment into something else. But is that a possible reality?