Retirement

  1. 4 Myths You Don’t Know About Medicare

    Here are four common misconceptions about Medicare, the federal government’s health insurance program for people who are ...
  2. Strategies To Build Your Retirement Portfolio

    Retirement indexes are designed to estimate how much an investor would need to have saved today to generate annual income ...
  3. Tapping Retirement Funds Early – Without A Penalty

    The IRS offers several ways to skirt the 10% penalty on early retirement distributions.
  4. Are You An Investor Seeking For More Income?

    For income-seeking investors, it's hard to turn down a double-digit dividend yield like that of Prospect Capital Corporation ...
  5. Why Auto-Enrollment Will Save Your Retirement

    Savers need all the help they can get, even if it amounts to an offer they can't refuse. That's why the biggest improvement ...
  6. Retirement Planning Essentials for Your Clients

    You may have heard these retirement planning tips before, but has your client actually put them into action yet?
  7. This Investment Strategy Could Be Your key To Success

    Goal-based investing seems like an obvious tactic. But many investors have only a vague idea what their goals are, much less ...
  8. Before You Visit Your Tax Preparer: Do This

    The earlier you start preparing your tax records and documents, the more likely you are to have a smooth tax return experience ...
  9. Estate Planning Tips for Financial Advisors

    Estate planning is not a set-it-and-forget-it proposition. Here are some tips for you and your clients.
  10. How do deferred tax assets help in meeting retirement goals?

    Learn how tax deferred assets can help individuals achieve long-term financial goals such as retirement and how they differ ...
  11. What are the best ways to pay less income tax?

    Learn about reducing your income tax burden by contributing to an employer-sponsored retirement plan or IRA, and see what ...
  12. Who does Warren Buffett plan to bequeath his estate to?

    Find out how much Warren Buffett is leaving for his heirs and how he wants the funds invested after his death. Learn about ...
  13. What's an Irrevocable Trust?

    In an irrevocable trust, the grantor gives up the right to revise, amend or terminate the trust without the permission of ...
  14. Be An Expat The Easy Way: Relocation Services!

    A good relocation service can greatly ease the stress of moving abroad. Here's what to make sure it does – and what you need ...
  15. 10 Tax Benefits For The Self-Employed

    Running your own business has both personal and financial perks.
  16. Greedy on the Dollar? See This Leveraged ETN

    There are several ways to play the rise in the U.S. Dollar, and the UUPT ETN is definitely one way to consider playing it. ...
  17. Is This the Best Advice You Can Give Your Clients?

    For all the specialized advice you could give your financial advisory clients, this one, simple tip beats them all.
  18. What's The Tax Hit On An IRA Withdrawal?

    That depends on factors from the type of IRA you have to your age. Use this guide to plan ahead – and try not to withdraw ...
  19. Retirement Investing with BlackRock's CoRI Funds

    A look at BlackRock’s CoRI Funds as a retirement investment option.
  20. How do I calculate my Social Security break-even age?

    Learn why age plays an important role for when to start receiving Social Security income and how calculating break-even age ...
  21. How are yields taxed on a certificate of deposit (CD)?

    Learn how interest earned on a certificate of deposit is taxed and how this may reduce the total return of an investment ...
  22. Are treasury bills a good investment for retirement savings?

    Find out whether Treasury bills (T-bills) are a smart investment for retirement, and learn why opportunity cost is a significant ...
  23. What are the most common deferred tax assets used by individuals?

    Use these deferred tax assets to reduce your tax liability and grow your assets simultaneously. Discover the most common ...
  24. Should I use a deferred tax asset for all of my retirement funds?

    Look outside tax-deferred accounts for retirement savings that are worthwhile now and later. Invest a portion in after-tax ...
  25. Save Now To Retire Earlier - Or Just Work Longer?

    Working longer might seem a solution, but job and health risks make it an unreliable option. Compound interest, though, means ...
  26. What are the top Social Security scams targeted at the elderly?

    Prevent Social Security scams by learning to recognize the most common types of scams that target senior citizens receiving ...
  27. Retire in the Caribbean: Top Islands For Expats

    Palm trees, turquoise waters, white-sand beaches – but which Caribbean island is best for retirement? Here's what we learned.
  28. Retiring In Mexico? The 5 Top Cities

    If retiring in Mexico is on your bucket list, check out these cities and regions for a range of cultures and climates.
  29. Is there any way to opt out of paying Social Security?

    Understand more about the purpose of the Social Security system and learn which groups of taxpayers are automatically exempt ...
  30. How Much Should Retirees Withdraw From Accounts?

    Figuring out how much to withdraw from a retirement account every year can be a tough task. Here's help for both the saver ...
  31. How Cheap Is Retiring In Mexico?

    A comfortable life in Mexico can be remarkably affordable. Here's what you can expect to pay.
  32. Planning for Healthcare Costs in Retirement

    Healthcare often is the highest cost during retirement. Here's how to plan for and possibly buck that trend.
  33. Can I collect Social Security if I still have a job?

    Find out about some circumstances that would allow you to collect Social Security while you're working and how your benefits ...
  34. Will My Pension Impact My Social Security Benefits?

    So you're eligible for a pension, and you're eligible for social security. And the question is, will that pension impact ...
  35. Retiring In the Philippines? Try These Top Cities

    Four cities in different regions of the Philippines that offer a range of activities and settings, along with good healthcare ...
  36. Are annuities for seniors only?

    Understand the benefits of investing in annuities at a younger age and how fixed or variable annuities might benefit the ...
  37. What is a longevity annuity?

    Understand all the characteristics of a longevity annuity contract, the purpose of a longevity annuity and what type of investor ...
  38. Are part-time employees eligible for fringe benefits?

    Learn how offering fringe benefits allows employers to entice new talent to join their teams, although part-time workers ...
  39. Agency Theory

    An agency relationship exists when one person -- called a principal -- hires another person -- the agent -- to act on his ...
  40. Who is exempt from paying Social Security taxes?

    Learn about the groups of people who qualify for exemption from Social Security taxes, and explore the process of applying ...
  41. How can I avoid paying taxes on my Social Security income?

    Learn how to calculate the percentage of Social Security income benefits that may be taxable, and discover strategies to ...
  42. What are the typical durations for a certificate of deposit?

    Investing in a certificate of deposit offers individuals the ability to earn interest on idle funds with less risk than stock ...
  43. Read This Before You Retire In The Philippines

    The Philippines has a warm climate, a low cost of living and plenty of people who speak English. What to do next if you think ...
  44. How can retirees protect their wealth in a bear market?

    Look at some helpful hints about how to protect your retirement nest egg when the stock market is underperforming or the ...
  45. What type of investor should consider annuities?

    Learn about the features and benefits of annuities and when to consider one. Investors seeking to secure income for retirement ...
  46. What is the difference between a fixed and variable annuity?

    Understand the difference between fixed, variable and indexed annuities, and read a brief summary of their respective risks ...
  47. How does the invisible hand phenomenon affect investment markets?

    Read about how the invisible hand of the market coordinates investment markets and provides social benefit and why its effects ...
  48. 4 Steps to a Happy Retirement

    These basic retirement planning tips are essential for both savers and their financial advisors.
  49. Just Retired? No Better Time for a Second Career

    After working for decades and reaching retirement age, what's next? A second career, of course. Here's why and how.
  50. What are the best ways to lower my taxable income?

    Paying taxes is an unavoidable obligation each year, but individuals and business owners can take advantage of various strategies ...
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