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Top Tips for Conquering the Rising Costs of Living Before Retirement

Monday, January 15, 2018, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

You are likely to need about $1.3 million to live comfortably when you retire. If you were 25, then you would need to save a little over $100 a week to reach that total. Yet, more than 43 percent of America’s population has less than $25,000 in their retirement account. If you want to retire […]



When Is the Right Time to Think About Retirement?

Saturday, December 30, 2017, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

Retirement is a quintessential part of what the modern view of middle class life looks like. The ability to retire after a life of working hard and putting in your time is a fundamental aspect of the American dream. And yet, more and more people today believe that retirement is an idea that is out […]



4 Financial Situations that Can Make Saving for Retirement Harder

Monday, November 13, 2017, 6:00 PM | Leave Comment

Saving for retirement is a major issue for many people today. With the cost of living increasing every year, few people can afford to invest money each month. In addition, there are various financial situations that can make saving for retirement harder. Losing a Job Losing a job is one of the worst things that […]



Traveling the Country as a Nomad Retiree

Thursday, October 26, 2017, 6:00 PM | Leave Comment

There are many preconceptions about how we should spend our retirement years. Most of us imagine settling down, claiming our own plot of land, and taking it easy as we live out our golden years. But maybe this prospect doesn’t sit right with you. After exiting the workforce, you want to use your free time […]



Retiring in Paradise: 5 Investments to Make for Retirement

Sunday, October 15, 2017, 6:00 PM | Leave Comment

Everyone wishes to enjoy a happy and comfortable retirement after working hard during the prime years of their lives. However, a financially secure retirement does not come easy; it takes a lot of planning and sacrifice to ensure that your retirement years will go smoothly. Here are some of the best and safest investments you […]



How the Elderly Can Acquire Their Needed Social Security Benefits

Thursday, July 27, 2017, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

Social Security was signed into law in the 1930s as a social insurance program for the elderly. The premise of the program is that you pay taxes into the program during your working years and then receive benefits in retirement. Most people are eligible for Social Security at age 62, although they may not want […]



5 Ways to Get Your Retirement Funds in Order

Friday, May 19, 2017, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

Whether you just graduated from college or are a year or two from retirement, you should be thinking about your retirement. If you are very young, you may be tempted to put off your planning, assuming that you will catch up with it later. If you are older and have very little to nothing prepared […]



How to Prepare Your Finances for Retirement

Saturday, May 6, 2017, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

The basic foundation of retirement planning is making sure you have enough savings in a portfolio that’s sufficient for you to enjoy a comfortable lifestyle through your retirement years. Conscientiously saving and smartly investing your money during your working years are key, but that’s just the beginning. There are other steps to take to improve […]



Social Security Facts and Tips for Retirees

Tuesday, May 2, 2017, 6:00 PM | Leave Comment

If you are approaching retirement age, you’re probably looking forward to the monthly receipt of Social Security benefits. Since 1935, the system of benefit payment has helped millions of Americans live more comfortably in their post-working years. You can make the most of your benefits if you understand how Social Security works and keep in […]



5 Smart and Fun Investments to Consider in Your Retirement

Friday, April 21, 2017, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

As a retiree, income stability is one of the most important things you should consider. You ought to diversify your retirement portfolio to supplement the individual retirement account, pensions and 401(k) plan. Making a wrong investment puts you at risk of running out of money. Below are some smart investment plans that have proven successful […]



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