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Retirement

How a Late Retirement Could Affect Your Wallet
2 months ago

How a Late Retirement Could Affect Your Wallet

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The term “late retirement” is often synonymous with “delayed retirement,” which suggests applying later to receive larger retirement benefits. The first chance to qualify for Social Security is when you …
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How to Build Wealth From Nothing
2 months ago

How to Build Wealth From Nothing

Everybody wants the security that comes from having their finances in order and building wealth. Even if you have nothing now, you can start applying wealth-building techniques to achieve your …
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Best Online IRAs for 2017
2 months ago

Best Online IRAs for 2017

Opening an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) is one of the most recommended steps for people of any age to take in preparation for retirement, whether that day is decades away …
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5 Reasons Why You Won’t Retire Rich
5 months ago

5 Reasons Why You Won’t Retire Rich

Everybody wants to be rich, but few people are millionaires by the time they retire. In some ways that fact is surprising, especially when you calculate how much money people …
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What To Do if You Are Forced to Retire
7 months ago

What To Do if You Are Forced to Retire

With the continued downsizing of companies, in addition to various small businesses getting bought out by major corporations, more and more baby boomers are being forced into retirement before they …
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50 and No Nest Egg: What’s a Girl to do?
8 months ago

50 and No Nest Egg: What’s a Girl to do?

There are a few facts in life that we cannot avoid. One, we are all born to grow old. Two, we’re expected to pay taxes. And three, if you don’t …
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Retirement Savings: What Age Should You Plan to Die?
9 months ago

Retirement Savings: What Age Should You Plan to Die?

The good news is that people are living longer, but the bad news is that many of us are financially unprepared for these longer lives. In fact, many people assume …
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How Do I Avoid Taxes in Retirement?
10 months ago

How Do I Avoid Taxes in Retirement?

Taxes are a well-known part of every employee’s life, but unfortunately they don’t disappear even when people retire. Considering that many people are financially unprepared for retirement, keeping one’s tax …
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Are Annuities a Good Retirement Option?
10 months ago

Are Annuities a Good Retirement Option?

Annuities, what are they? Is this a good retirement option for you? Annuities can be a retirement tool used in addition to traditional retirement savings such as 401(k)s or IRA’S Below …
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Smart Retirement Planning: 5 Simple Tips to Follow
11 months ago

Smart Retirement Planning: 5 Simple Tips to Follow

More and more Americans are living a longer more fulfilling life, which is great news. But longer life spans equal greater retirement needs, so what is the best way to …
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IRA vs. 401(k): Which One is Right for You?
12 months ago

IRA vs. 401(k): Which One is Right for You?

As you plan for retirement, you might be thinking about opening an account that will help you save money for that period of your life. However, you come across the …
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5 ‘Out of the Box’ Investments to Help With Your Retirement
12 months ago

5 ‘Out of the Box’ Investments to Help With Your Retirement

Whether retirement feels right around the corner or miles away, it’s never too late to start investing for the future. If you’re looking for a few unique ways to begin …
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5 Financial Mistakes You Made in Your Twenties – And How to Fix Them
12 months ago

5 Financial Mistakes You Made in Your Twenties – And How to Fix Them

Financial finesse often comes with age and experience. This later-in-life refinement often means you made some less-than-stellar money decisions in your younger years. The following are five financial mistakes you …
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5 Simple Ways to Grow Your Retirement
1 year ago

5 Simple Ways to Grow Your Retirement

Think you need a huge financial boost in order to grow your retirement savings

(paying off credit cards) and accruing a solid emergency fund, three to six months’ worth of …
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4 Ways We Sabotage Our Retirement
1 year ago

4 Ways We Sabotage Our Retirement

Investing for retirement can be complicated, but that doesn’t mean that we should leave ourselves unprepared for our golden years. Putting a little effort into retirement planning now can make …
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What is an SEP IRA?
1 year ago

What is an SEP IRA?

If you’re looking for a good way to save for retirement while lowering your tax burden, an SEP IRA could offer the advantages you need. SEP IRA stands for …
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Already Retired? 4 Ways to Make Your Money Last
1 year ago

Already Retired? 4 Ways to Make Your Money Last

Most Americans look forward to retiring, but a lot of them don’t know how they can afford to live without steady sources of income. If you don’t have substantial …
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What Are Reverse Mortgages? Should I Get One?
1 year ago

What Are Reverse Mortgages? Should I Get One?

The most simplified explanation of a reverse mortgage is that it is a loan for people 62 years of age or older that uses the equity in their home as …
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Best Ways to Play Retirement Saving Catch Up
1 year ago

Best Ways to Play Retirement Saving Catch Up

It is always wise to start planning for retirement early, yet many people often find themselves with little in actual savings when retirement age draws closer. There are many …
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Money-Savvy Graduation Gifts
1 year ago

Money-Savvy Graduation Gifts

Few young people learn the skills they need to build strong financial lives. They simply never get the exposure they need to develop habits like saving and investing. As …
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