Bud Hebeler

H. K. Bud Hebeler is the author of J.K. Lasser's Your Winning Retirement Plan, Getting Started in a Financially Secure Retirement and retirement articles on www.analyzenow.com. He is often quoted in The Wall Street Journal and other financial publications. Contact us with your retirement questions. If your question is selected, it will be answered in this column.

Recent posts by Bud

hypothetical questions

Retirement Success Depends on Answers to Hypothetical Questions

The following on why it is important to be comfortable with the unknown comes to us from Mr. Henry K. “Bud” Hebeler.  Get more from Bud at Analyze Now. In a recent presidential press conference, Anthony Scaramucci, President Trump’s short-lived Communications Director, refused to answer some questions on the basis that the questions were hypothetical….

collecting social security

Delay Collecting Social Security and Your Finances Will Win Big:
It’s a Better Bet than Real Estate

You need to make a lot of choices in retirement.  Many people tout the benefits of investing in real estate.  However, there is a less glamorous way to use your money for better returns.  Delay collecting Social Security and your finances will win big. Here Henry K. “Bud” Hebeler outlines how delaying the start of…

retirement advice

Retirement Advice: 8 Tips from an 80 Year Old Who Has More Savings Now than When He First Retired

Retirement advice and how it is implemented can have a profound impact on your retirement lifestyle and the estate you might leave behind.  Here Henry K. “Bud” Hebeler outlines concepts that helped him not only achieve a secure retirement but also be better off now than when he first retired. Get more from Bud at…

Bud Hebeler’s 2017 Economic Outlook: 6 Reasons to Plan Conservatively for Retirement

The following on 2017 economic outlook comes to us from Mr. Henry K. “Bud” Hebeler.  Bud has been working with retirees for many years, developed special material for their use, and given numerous seminars on retirement. His current focus is dissemination of sound financial planning information that applies to a wide range of personal investment,…

bad investments

The Unlucky 13: Bad Investments for Your Retirement

We have A LOT of choices for where to invest our money — both before and after retirement.  Some options are clearly bad investments. Others seem like a good bet, but probably aren’t. While we would all like to find a shortcut to massive wealth, the steady approach is probably the best route to a…