The Powell of Knowledge

Fear and Foresight: The Frightening Truth about Cognative Decline by Robert Powell

Your worry is real

I don’t know about you, but I worry quite a bit about cognitive decline. Part of this worry is an occupational hazard. I eat, breath, sleep all things retirement. That means I read quite about cognitive decline and I worry whenever it feels like my “processing speed” s...

The Hidden Medical Cost Draining Retirement Savings by Robert Powell

I have been avoiding the dentist for longer than I care to admit. But recently, I had to schedule an emergency visit after the crown on a molar popped off. The dentist quickly repaired the issue and then told me I also needed a new crown on tooth number 3 right away. In years past, when I had no ...

The Current Marketplace for Financial Wellness by Robert Powell

In May, I had the good fortune to attend the 2018 PRC Symposium on The Disruptive Impact of FinTech on Retirement Systems, which explored how technological innovation is changing the retirement marketplace, insurance markets, and how plan sponsors help shape workers’ pension saving, investment, a...

Utilizing Technology To Strengthen Relationships in Financial Planning by Robert Powell
Creating Financial Wellness Using Artificial Intelligence (AI) by Robert Powell
Give back to your community. It’s good for your financial well-being. by Robert Powell

I have long tried to follow in my father’s footsteps by trying to be a good role model for my children. When my children were young, I served on various nonprofit boards including Swampscott Little League, Lynn Youth Hockey, Project SAVE Armenian Archives, and the Jewish Journal of the North Shor...

Motivated to wear technology? by Robert Powell

I have been shopping for the perfect smart watch for several years now. I wanted a watch that I could wear while riding my road bike, one that would track my speed and heart rate and distance and whatever else such watches do.