Retirement

  1. How do I list the beneficiaries of my life insurance policies if I have a trust? ...

    How do I list the beneficiaries of my life insurance policies if I have a trust? ...

    Because most states protect life insurance policies from creditors, most buyer questions come from the confusion created ...
  2. The Overlooked Answer To Retirement Woes: Your 401(k)

    The Overlooked Answer To Retirement Woes: Your 401(k)

    Sometimes, landing free money is as easy as asking. Find out how to get the most out of your 401(k) retirement plan.
  3. Investing With A Purpose

    Investing With A Purpose

    Your reasons for investing are bound to change as you go through the ups and downs of life. Setting goals is the first step ...
  4. A Lousy Investment That May Be A Good Source Of Income

    A Lousy Investment That May Be A Good Source Of Income

    In the past few years reverse mortgages have been heavily marketed as the way to become debt, and worry, free. For some seniors ...
  5. Should You Trust Your Instincts On Gold?

    Should You Trust Your Instincts On Gold?

    The trouble with gold is that even as stocks are going up and the gold price is hurting, investors and central banks are ...
  6. Freelancer Or Employer: Identifying Your Next Career Move

    Freelancer Or Employer: Identifying Your Next Career Move

    Although the increasing accessibility of independent contracting has created job opportunities, it is important to remember ...
  7. Should You Borrow Money To Make Investments?

    Should You Borrow Money To Make Investments?

    It's high time investors heed the yellow caution flags waving in front of their margin accounts. Much like the NASCAR driver ...
  8. Will 2014 Mark The Return Of The CD?

    Will 2014 Mark The Return Of The CD?

    If bank rates follow the pattern that yields in the bond market have already begun to set, CD rates may be the first deposit ...
  9. The Pros And Cons Of Pension Maximization

    The Pros And Cons Of Pension Maximization

    Pension maximization can be an effective solution to the single versus joint life payout dilemma that many retirees face. ...
  10. How Long Will You Work When You Should Be Retired?

    How Long Will You Work When You Should Be Retired?

    Many retirees work during retirement, some by choice following a passion and others by necessity to put food on the table ...
  11. The Basics Of A 401(k) Retirement Plan

    The Basics Of A 401(k) Retirement Plan

    This plan has become one of the most popular retirement options. Find out why.
  12. 6 Tough Questions To Ask Before Retirement

    6 Tough Questions To Ask Before Retirement

    While the biggest factor in deciding when to retire is whether you still need or want to work, there are many other variables ...
  13. Using ETFs To Replace Your Expensive Mutual Funds

    Using ETFs To Replace Your Expensive Mutual Funds

    Fees associated with many mutual funds looks small. Some are barely over 1% or even lower. But over time those fees erode ...
  14. Turning A Subsistence Retirement Into A Luxurious Retirement

    Turning A Subsistence Retirement Into A Luxurious Retirement

    It seems many investors these days, particularly seniors, either go it alone with no outside guidance or they completely ...
  15. How Much Should You Have In Your 401(k) To Retire?

    How Much Should You Have In Your 401(k) To Retire?

    Here are some tips for retirement goals, general investing rules and what to focus on while saving.
  16. How To Survive When Prices Double Every Day And A Half

    How To Survive When Prices Double Every Day And A Half

    Hyperinflation can destroy your life savings in a matter of months or less. We’ve seen again and again throughout history…Germany ...
  17. 3 Financial Tasks We Think Are Harder Than They Really Are

    3 Financial Tasks We Think Are Harder Than They Really Are

    Use these three tips to help put your financial situation into perspective. It turns out, organizing your finances isn't ...
  18. What Is The Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) And How Does It Work?

    What Is The Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) And How Does It Work?

    Unless you are a government employee, you’ve likely never heard of the Federal Employees Retirement System, but if you work ...
  19. Real Estate Investing: Is Now the Time to Take Advantage of the Current Buyer’s Market? ...

    Real Estate Investing: Is Now the Time to Take Advantage of the Current Buyer’s Market? ...

    Even though Dennis Miller spent well over three decades writing books and teaching the subject of negotiations, some of the ...
  20. The Hidden Fees In 401(k)s

    The Hidden Fees In 401(k)s

    Learn about the conspicuously disclosed fees that lurk within your 401(k) investments.
  21. Certifications For Estate Planning

    Certifications For Estate Planning

    These certifications can lead to a promising career, but is estate planning for you?
  22. When To Buy A Mutual Fund

    When To Buy A Mutual Fund

    There is money to be made in mutual funds, but investors fall into several pitfalls that keep them from maximizing their ...
  23. Should You Buy An Annuity?

    Should You Buy An Annuity?

    For many cash strapped seniors an annuity sounds like the perfect solution. And it can be if you think you’ll outlive your ...
  24. Analyzing The Best Retirement Plans And Investment Options

    Analyzing The Best Retirement Plans And Investment Options

    Understanding the various retirement investments - from annuities to 401(k)s and everything in between - is crucial to reaching ...
  25. Is Real Estate Ever A Wise Investment For Retirees?

    Is Real Estate Ever A Wise Investment For Retirees?

    Being a landlord sounds like the path to riches: you buy some property, rent it out and watch the checks come in every month. ...
  26. The 10 Worst Financial Decisions You Can Make In Retirement

    The 10 Worst Financial Decisions You Can Make In Retirement

    In this time of fiscal uncertainty, there are many financial decisions that can make or break you during your formative years. ...
  27. Mandatory Pension Savings: Should Employers And Employees Be Forced To Make Contributions?

    Mandatory Pension Savings: Should Employers And Employees Be Forced To Make Contributions?

    The scale of the pension crisis in the U.S. cannot be denied, and there's a growing movement that supports the mandatory ...
  28. Money Tips To Stretch Your Retirement Nest Egg

    Money Tips To Stretch Your Retirement Nest Egg

    Learn the key investment and savings tips you need to ensure your retirement savings last as long as you do.
  29. The Cold, Hard Facts Behind Funding Your Retirement

    The Cold, Hard Facts Behind Funding Your Retirement

    Most people, depending on which side of retirement they’re on, feel they either won’t ever be able to retire or stay retired ...
  30. Planning Your Second Career

    Planning Your Second Career

    A second career can provide opportunities whether you are worried about outliving your retirement savings, or you want to ...
  31. An Introduction To The Keogh Retirement Plan

    An Introduction To The Keogh Retirement Plan

    Learn more about this popular defined-contribution retirement plan that many business owners, proprietors, and self-employed ...
  32. Why Your Pension Plan Has Sovereign Debt In It

    Why Your Pension Plan Has Sovereign Debt In It

    One type of security pensions tend to invest in is sovereign debt, or debt issued by a government.
  33. How To Buy Annuities (And When Not To)

    How To Buy Annuities (And When Not To)

    Annuities are complicated products that require some basic homework to be done before requesting quotes. Retirees will want ...
  34. How To Profit From Risk

    How To Profit From Risk

    CDs may look safe and attractive but considering most pay a rate that is less than the rate of inflation seniors today risk ...
  35. Investing In REITs Instead Of Property

    Investing In REITs Instead Of Property

    Learn why this one particular REIT is a better investment than holding physical property in your retirement portfolio.
  36. 5 Signs It's Time To Retire

    5 Signs It's Time To Retire

    Leaving the workforce isn't always an easy decision. Are you ready to take the leap?
  37. Will Obama’s Chained CPI Help Keep Inflation From Eating Into Your Savings?

    Will Obama’s Chained CPI Help Keep Inflation From Eating Into Your Savings?

    Learn the ways in which inflation nibbles away at your retirement income, especially in light of the President’s proposal ...
  38. How Baby Boomers Will Change The Way Others Retire

    How Baby Boomers Will Change The Way Others Retire

    Generation X and Generation Y still have many lessons to learn from their elders, including how to make the most of retirement ...
  39. Enough Money To Not Worry

    Enough Money To Not Worry

    Our retirement goals have not changed. We still want enough money to not have to worry about it. How we go about getting ...
  40. 5 Smart Ways To Use Your Tax Return

    5 Smart Ways To Use Your Tax Return

    This year, find out how to stretch your tax refund further to strengthen your future.
  41. The Best ETFs For Your 401k

    The Best ETFs For Your 401k

    ETFs can be a good alternative to traditional retirement fund options because of their low cost, superior performance and ...
  42. Financial Solutions For Young Women

    Financial Solutions For Young Women

    Break through the stereotypes and find out how to manage your life to meet your needs.
  43. The Riskiest Investment Moves for Retirement That Could Pay Off

    The Riskiest Investment Moves for Retirement That Could Pay Off

    Before incurring additional risks in your retirement portfolio, be sure to understand the alternatives and the consequences ...
  44. Countries That Are Failing To Save For Retirement

    Countries That Are Failing To Save For Retirement

    Banking giant HSBC recently unveiled the results of an international research project, which revealed that many U.S. citizens ...
  45. Why The 4% Rule No Longer Works For Retirees

    Why The 4% Rule No Longer Works For Retirees

    Researchers have proven that the 4 % rule, which stated that retirees can withdraw 4% of the value of a portfolio each year ...
  46. Bloated Budget? How To Trim The Fat

    Bloated Budget? How To Trim The Fat

    Blood, sweat and tears should belong in the gym, but your money deserves some training time too.
  47. Top 5 Budgeting Questions Answered

    Top 5 Budgeting Questions Answered

    You don't need a degree to understand your money, begin saving and pay down debt.
  48. Investing In IPO ETFs

    Investing In IPO ETFs

    Learn the history, rules and risks of investing in IPO exchange-traded funds.
  49. Managing Income During Retirement

    Managing Income During Retirement

    Learn some sensible strategies for making your hard-earned savings last for as long as you need them.
  50. Retirement Savings Tips For 35- To 44-Year-Olds

    Retirement Savings Tips For 35- To 44-Year-Olds

    Learn how the "sandwich generation" can save for retirement while taking care of their kids and parents.
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