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Planning For Unexpected Costs Before You Retire: Your retirement planning needs to incorporate more than just investments

Your open heart and your destitute relatives can combine to threaten your retirement savings – savings you soon may need. Learn the true cost to your future before you write that well-intentioned check. If you’re close to joining the other side of 50, you have probably noticed already that patterns are emerging about how you…

Boost Your Retirement with IRAs and 401(k)s

Remember, early planning puts time on your side Whether retirement is around the corner or decades away, there are more options than ever to help you plan for it. Let’s look at Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) and 401(k) plans, which offer tax benefits that can help you save for your future. Traditional IRAs Traditional IRAs…

401(k) Savings Plans Get a Boost in Bipartisan Retirement Bill

Workers could save more and delay withdrawals under measure passed by House Americans could stash more in their 401(k)s and sit on their nest eggs longer under a House bill that aims to boost individual retirement savings. The bill, passed Tuesday by a vote of 414 to 5, raises contribution limits for older workers, and…

Four Financial Planning Essentials to Ease Your Retirement Fears

When it comes to planning for retirement, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. Putting together a financial strategy can be complicated at any time of life, what with changing regulations, ups and downs in the market, and disagreements – even among the better-known investment advisers – about the best ways to save and spend money. But…

Five Common Misconceptions About Retirement

Retirement is not what you retire from, but what you retire to When you plan for retirement, an exciting new phase of life, double-check your expectations. They may not match the reality. Baby boomers, currently in their 50s and 60s, view retirement differently than the previous generations. Many boomers consider retirement as an opportunity to…

What’s the Best Age to Receive Social Security?

Advice from the Social Security Administration can guide your decision One of the most vexing questions for anyone planning for retirement is: “What’s the best age to start receiving Social Security benefits?” You’ve probably heard that you can begin receiving Social Security benefits at age 62 and that is true. But the benefits are “reduced”…

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