Quoted at WSJ.com: Talking about Retirement Savings with Your Spouse

Sheila shared her perspective about the tensions that can arise when markets are volatile and spouses have differing risk tolerances. This common issue was spotlighted in a recent article posted at The Wall Street Journal.  [More]

FinancialPlanning discusses RIA custody service changes. Sheila Padden weighs in.

A recent article by Jessica Mathews at FinancialPlanning describes a changing landscape for RIAs (Registered Investment Advisors) when choosing an asset custodial service. Charles Schwab, the largest player in the market had some service speed bumps to overcome during its merger with TD Ameritrade. [More]

Quoted at Barron’s: How a “cash stash” can offer retirees peace of mind

A recent article at Barron’s spotlights how a Padden Financial client benefits from having a “cash stash” for peace of mind amid gyrating markets.  [More]

Featured at Bankrate.com: 5 steps to take with your money in 2021

January is always a great time to review your money management strategies, especially so this year. Along with advice from other financial pros, my take was spotlighted in a recent post at Bankrate.com, listing five recommended steps to take for 2021. [More]

Best personal finance books – Sheila’s pick quoted in Bankrate.com article

Bankrate.com recently posted a list of the top 7 best personal finance books, according to experts. The list, by Bankrate’s David McMillin, featured the reading suggestions of top financial planners, including Sheila Padden. Her favorite? [More]

Medicare vs. Medicare Advantage: Navigating the Maze

As the annual open enrollment season is now upon us, many of my financial planning clients over 65 are reviewing their Medicare options for 2021. I was recently quoted in a recent post at Financial Planning Magazine that tackles the common traditional Medicare vs. Medicare Advantage dilemma that many retirees face. [More]