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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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Saving for Your Retirement or Your Kids’ College Education

Saving for Your Retirement or Your Kids’ College Education

  With the pressures and demands of meeting current expenses like the mortgage, utilities, groceries, insurance and car payments many Americans find they can’t do it all.  There are options for paying for college, but you are likely to be primarily responsible for your retirement, says Martin Walcoe of David [...]

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What’s Your “Retirement Number?”

What’s Your “Retirement Number?”

By Martin Walcoe. There are many uncertainties when it comes to retirement planning. One of the biggest uncertainties is determining how much money you will need to meet your living expenses after you retire. In other words, what is your “retirement number?” This can be expressed in two different ways: [...]

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Why Traditional IRAs Are So Popular

Why Traditional IRAs Are So Popular

By Martin Walcoe Millions of Americans have taken control of their retirement future by opening and investing in Individual Retirement Accounts since IRAs were first introduced in 1975. With assets totaling over $4.7 trillion, IRAs have become one of the most popular retirement savings vehicle in America. “The popularity of [...]

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How Realistic Are Americans’ Retirement Dreams?

How Realistic Are Americans’ Retirement Dreams?

  By Martin Walcoe 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, [...]

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Making a Final Retirement Savings Push

Making a Final Retirement Savings Push

  As they have started to become more health conscious, eating better and exercising more, many 50-somethings are feeling a lot better than they thought they would at this age. This has prompted the mantra among many that “50 is the new 40.” The same could be said about their [...]

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