Category Archives for Retirement

Reach Financial Success This Year With These Money Tips

Another year down and a new one on the horizon. As with any year ending, we like to compile a wealth of information for you (our readers) in order to make your financial life a little easier in the

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How “Ready” Is Your Retirement Savings?

Just in time to celebrate National Save for Retirement Week, my good friends over at Personal Capital put together a little study of how ‘ready’ our retirement savings might be compared to

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Giving the Financial Cold Shoulder to What We Can’t Predict

September is Life Insurance Awareness month and this post is in partnership with TermLifeInsurance.com, which helps spread awareness of the importance of term life insurance. Learn more about how you

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BMW or Retirement? The Dream Versus Reality

There are some of you who caught me when I put up the post about buying my dream car. It was a BMW 750Li and it really is my dream car. I’ve wanted a 7 series BMW since I first laid my eyes on one.

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What Are Your 401(k) Options When You Leave Your Job

According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average American worker only stays at the same job for 4.6 years.  Over the course of your career it is likely you’ll change jobs at least a handful

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How to Contribute to Your Retirement Plan If You’re In Debt

The question of how one invests in a retirement account while carrying a debt burden is becoming more common. According to a survey by Fidelity Investments, almost half of all baby boomers will retire

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Why I Choose to Save for College Instead of Retirement

I wrote an article on DailyFinance which went live yesterday. It was talking about how I plan to save for college and pull back on my retirement. Now, this goes against all traditional advice. The main

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The 5 Essential Steps Towards a Comfortable Retirement

We all have that dream of one day relaxing on the beach, with the hustle and bustle of the working world as a distant memory of the past. Saying goodbye to those long, boring workdays, never again having

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The Pros and Cons of Buying an Annuity for Retirement

Right now is the time to start preparing for your retirement, and 401(k) plans and IRAs aren’t your only options. You may want to consider purchasing an annuity, which is a financial product sold

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Loan Options for Retirees

If you are a senior citizen who is suffering from a shortage of money, you may find that you are having problems acquiring the right amount of finance through the normal channels. However, all is not lost,

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