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Planning for Retirement? The Best Practices to Make Your Money Work for You

Tuesday, August 21, 2018, 12:00 PM | Leave Comment

Most people appreciate the ability to control their own destinies. Even if you choose to keep working after you are financially secure, it is generally easier to do so because you want to instead of because you have to. What are some ways that you can make your money work for you and achieve the […]



Planning for Your Financial Future: From 401(k)s to Life Insurance

Tuesday, June 26, 2018, 6:00 PM | Leave Comment

Are you prepared for retirement, or will you be working into your 70s and 80s? If you don’t start planning for your financial future today, your retirement years could be much less comfortable than you hope. Whether you’re 30 or 50, here’s what you need to know to get on track. Image via Unsplash Saving […]



Reap the Benefits: How to Claim Your Appropriate Financial Benefits Once You Choose to Retire

Friday, April 20, 2018, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

Retiring from the workforce is one of the most exciting days in someone’s life. While it can be very exhilarating to no longer have to work, the loss of a regular paycheck can be scary. Fortunately, there are several things that you can do to take advantage of a variety of financial benefits that you […]



5 Things You Should Know About Working in Aged Care

Wednesday, March 21, 2018, 6:00 PM | Leave Comment

Millennials are usually referred to as ‘job-hoppers’ and a generation that doesn’t exactly nurture company loyalty. However, the reasons this generation is likely to have anywhere from two to six employers in their lifetime are far more complex than wanting more financial stability. This generation is definitely changing the career game, and some of the […]



How to Set a Realistic Retirement Savings Goal

Thursday, February 22, 2018, 6:00 PM | Leave Comment

Saving for retirement would be intimidating, even without the fact that you’ll likely need to save somewhere in the ballpark of $1 million in order to ensure comfort and a peace of mind. The thing with goals in general is not traveling too far into the future; usually, a more productive option would be setting […]



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 […]