How to Create a Simple Retirement Plan

How to Create a Simple Retirement Plan

You know the old saying about failing to plan means you’re planning to fail. The same goes for retirement. If you don’t make a plan, you may never get to retire. And if you don’t have a vision of what your retirement years will look like, you’ll likely drift through your senior years … and then wonder where they went.

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How to Figure Out Your Retirement Needs

How to Figure Out Your Retirement Needs

Do you know how long your current retirement savings will last? Most American households have far less than they need for retirement. According to a study by the National Institute on Retirement Security, “62% of working households ages 55-64 have retirement savings less than one times their annual income, which is far below what they will need to maintain their standard of living in retirement.”

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Considering Filing for Social Security Early?

Considering Filing for Social Security Early?

When to take Social Security: It’s THE question for people as they approach retirement, and there’s lots to think about.

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6 Answers to Your 401(k) Questions

6 Answers to Your 401(k) Questions

Where do you start? How much do you contribute? What do you do if there’s no company match? Should you take the Roth option? There’s lots to consider with this important retirement asset.

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14 Great Ways to Spend or Invest $1,000

14 Great Ways to Spend or Invest $1,000

If you have a stash of cash earning practically nothing, take a gander at the 14 ideas we present in this slide show. We put our entire staff to work brainstorming and researching suggestions to unlock the power of your money. These ideas require only a small stack of bills, and all of them are either timely or practical or worthy of a splurge. Take a look.

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