Sep 14, 2020
Here's An Easy to Way to Kick-Start Retirement Savings
Most Americans have a difficult time saving for retirement. And there are some big structural reasons for that, including income inequality and the fact that far too many people...
Sep 11, 2020
A Dangerous Social Security Myth That Could Be Costly
Your choice about when you claim Social Security retirement benefits shapes the amount of income you have throughout your later years. Unfortunately, millions of Americans, including...
Sep 9, 2020
How Does Your 401(k) Balance Compare Post-Recovery?
401(k) accounts are a popular retirement plan because they provide generous tax breaks, they're easy to invest in, and many employers offer them. If you've got some money...
Sep 7, 2020
Early Retirement Has Its Drawbacks. Here Are Just a Few
Early retirement sounds like a great idea if you picture having ample cash to travel the world or hang out at the beach. But in reality, retiring before your mid-60s could cause a...
Sep 1, 2020
Indications That You're Ready to Claim Social Security
Are you thinking of claiming Social Security? If so, you should be aware that your decision to file at a specific time can affect the amount of your checks for the rest of...
Aug 24, 2020
Is Your Zero Bias Actually Hurting Retirement Savings?
Did you know that Americans have a preference for certain numbers, and in particular the number zero? This may seem like a harmless fact, but this odd quirk of human behavior could...
Aug 21, 2020
How HSAs Could Work Out to Retirement Gold for Savers
Saving for retirement can be a huge financial challenge, especially when out-of-pocket health care costs alone could add up to as much as $325,000 for some senior couples....
Aug 17, 2020
Saving for Retirement Isn't Enough. You Need to Invest
Most people know they need to save around 10% to 15% of their incomethroughout their working life to have enough money to retire. But simply putting this money into a 401(k) or...
Aug 17, 2020
Some of the Most Useful Ways to Ready for Retirement
Americans' retirement confidence has dropped compared with a year ago, no surprise considering the country is in a recession and the long-term economic impact of the coronavirus...
Aug 3, 2020
You Might Need More $$ for Retirement Than You Think
When you retire and are no longer getting a paycheck, you need to replace the income your employer used to provide you. As you set retirement goals, determining how much of your...
Jul 30, 2020
Crucial Expenses to Consider When Retirement Planning
Retirement planning can't be all about saving enough to see the world and spoil your grandkids, although you'll certainly want to make sure you have the cash to do those things. The...
Jul 25, 2020
Is Recession Good Reason to Claim Social Security Early?
Jul 6, 2020
A Few Social Security Mistakes That Could Cost You Big
Social Security has been referred to as a near-perfect source of retirement incomeby the Stanford Center for Longevity. There are a few simple reasons for that, including the...
Jun 22, 2020
Don't Let Job Loss Mess With Future Retirement Plans
COVID-19 has caused a record number of jobless claims, led the U.S. into a recession, and left millions of Americans coping with reduced hours. But the effects of the...
Jun 20, 2020
Why Turning 60 This Year Could Affect Social Security
For most Americans, Social Security checks are one of the most important sources of income in retirement. Unfortunately, if you're turning 60 this year, your checks may be...
Jun 16, 2020
In C-19 Era, It May Make More Sense to Invest In Roth IRA
When it comes to retirement investing, you have a few choices for accounts that provide tax breaks. Many people pick traditional 401(k) and IRA accounts because they...
Mar 11, 2020
Retirement Planning: What To Do If You Started at Age 45
Deciding how much to save for retirement can be complicated. One common technique to simplify things is to invest a percentage of your income. Traditionally, financial experts often...
Mar 10, 2020
Several of the Biggest Downsides to Early Retirement
Mar 7, 2020
Most Americans Make This Retirement Planning Error
Feb 18, 2020
Main Reason for Overspending Among Older Households
Overspending can be a common problem for seniors. Find out what to do if it's costing you.
Jan 20, 2020
This Is How Much Americans Think They'll Need to Retire
401(k) participants expect they'll need about $1.7 million to retire, according to a survey.
Jan 16, 2020
How Does Your Retirement Saving Compare With the Average?
Find out if you're saving more or less than your peers.
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