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Retirement Planning Strategies For Your 60s

Retirement Planning Strategies For Your 60s

  For many people, the 60s are the decade when they’re nearing or ready to finally enter retirement. That’s why this decade is often considered to be the end of a long and winding retirement planning journey. In reality, though, the 60s are the start of a brand new journey [...]

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Finances

Women and Estate Planning Basics

Women and Estate Planning Basics

  When it concerns estate planning, females have unique concerns. The fact is that women live approximately 4.8 years longer than men.  “That’s significant because it means that there’s a greater chance that you’ll need your assets to last for a longer time period and a greater need to plan [...]

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Retirement

4 Smart Retirement Strategies

4 Smart Retirement Strategies

Watch the video at http://youtu.be/v5asK9Wbct4   The recent recession, coupled with the sluggish economic recuperation, has been hard on many young Americans.  The young group known as the Millennial generation are graduating college with enormous student loans and inadequate options for a job that makes the most of the knowledge [...]

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Finances, Retirement

Financial Resolutions for your 50s

Financial Resolutions for your 50s

In this series of articles, we have been suggesting New Year’s financial resolutions that may be appropriate for each stage of life. This article offers three suggestions for New Year’s financial resolutions for individuals in their 50s. Financial Resolution #1: Make a final push to max out your retirement savings. [...]

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Retirement

How Realistic Are Americans’ Retirement Dreams?

How Realistic Are Americans’ Retirement Dreams?

  Recent generations of Americans have grown up with a picture of retirement that’s based on their parents and grandparents: Stopping working at around age 65 or sooner in order to spend the rest of their lives traveling, visiting children and grandchildren, indulging in hobbies and recreation, and volunteering to [...]

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Finances

Watch Out for ‘Retirement Derailers’

Watch Out for ‘Retirement Derailers’

If you have ever seen a train derailment, even if it was just one in a movie that was created by special effects, you know how destructive it can be. The sponsor of a recent survey that was designed to gauge the retirement readiness of Americans used the term “retirement [...]

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