Retirement

  1. Young Investors: What Are You Waiting For?

    Young Investors: What Are You Waiting For?

    By investing at a younger age, you can harness the power of compounding - not penny-pinching - for profit.
  2. An Introduction To Roth IRAs

    An Introduction To Roth IRAs

    Be sure to consider the tax benefits and the eligibility requirements of the Roth IRA.
  3. What are Government Pension Offsets, and who is subject to them?

    What are Government Pension Offsets, and who is subject to them?

    Government Pension Offsets (GPO) apply to government workers at any level who are not covered by Social Security. Any federal, ...
  4. How do you plan for retirement if you have multiple employers? Can you combine retirement ...

    How do you plan for retirement if you have multiple employers? Can you combine retirement ...

    Retirement planning for those who work for more than one employer is essentially the same as for those who work for only ...
  5. Smartest Things To Do With $10,000 Of Savings

    Smartest Things To Do With $10,000 Of Savings

    It's crucial that you put your hard-earned cash to good use. Putting away $10,000 is comforting, but investing that money ...
  6. How To Live Off Your Dividends

    How To Live Off Your Dividends

    One way to enhance your retirement income is to invest in dividend paying stocks and mutual funds.
  7. Two Roads: Debt Or Financial Independence?

    Two Roads: Debt Or Financial Independence?

    A higher income won't make you richer - unless you learn to live on less.
  8. Money Moves You Should Make Before You Retire

    Money Moves You Should Make Before You Retire

    Getting old is about the only thing you don't need to work at when preparing for retirement. Have you covered these other ...
  9. Protect Assets, Create Income, Retire Happy

    Protect Assets, Create Income, Retire Happy

    Find out what you can do to ensure a comfortable transition to your post-work years.
  10. How To Reduce Taxes On ETF Gains

    How To Reduce Taxes On ETF Gains

    Boost your returns by learning the tax tricks and loopholes for your exchange-traded funds.
  11. I have a 403(b) from a old employer. I would like to convert it to a 401(k). How ...

    I have a 403(b) from a old employer. I would like to convert it to a 401(k). How ...

    The IRS says that you can roll a 403(b) plan into a 401(k) plan if you now work for an employer that offers a 401(k) plan. ...
  12. 5 Ways You're Paying Too Much To Invest

    5 Ways You're Paying Too Much To Invest

    You can't control what the markets will do in the future, but you do have some control over how much you pay to invest.
  13. 5 Ways To Take Advantage Of Europe's Situation

    5 Ways To Take Advantage Of Europe's Situation

    With the euro underperforming, now is a great time to travel, buy a home or go to school in Europe.
  14. 9 Penalty-Free IRA Withdrawals

    9 Penalty-Free IRA Withdrawals

    If you need to take early distributions, find out which exemptions allow you to avoid expensive consequences.
  15. Gifting Your Retirement Assets To Charity

    Gifting Your Retirement Assets To Charity

    There are several things to consider when it comes to this type of charitable giving. Make sure you're well informed.
  16. 10 Estate Planning Tips For Women

    10 Estate Planning Tips For Women

    Estate planning is important for women because they often live longer than men and tend to make less money on average.
  17. ETFs Or Mutual Funds For Your IRA?

    ETFs Or Mutual Funds For Your IRA?

    Most actively managed mutual funds fail to beat the market over a long period of time, so it's probably best to go with ETFs ...
  18. Retirement Hobbies That Make Money

    Retirement Hobbies That Make Money

    Turning your hobby into some extra cash can be a great way to make your retirement more financially comfortable.
  19. Income Relating: A New Concept In Medicare

    Income Relating: A New Concept In Medicare

    You can retire, but you can never retire from income tax planning.
  20. 5 Affordable Travel Destinations For 2012

    5 Affordable Travel Destinations For 2012

    If you're looking for an affordable trip this year, these are your best bets.
  21. Ethical Wills Share Final Thoughts With Heirs

    Ethical Wills Share Final Thoughts With Heirs

    This document allows a testator, the person making the will, to leave a personal legacy.
  22. 5 Retirement-Wrecking Moves

    5 Retirement-Wrecking Moves

    These common mistakes can sabotage your nest egg and your plans for retiring.
  23. 6 Ways To Lose Your Estate

    6 Ways To Lose Your Estate

    Find out why you shouldn't put off putting your affairs in order.
  24. How Women Can Improve Their Financial Standings

    How Women Can Improve Their Financial Standings

    From taking greater risks to saving more, here are some specific ways women can improve their financial situations.
  25. 5 Ways To Double Your Investment

    5 Ways To Double Your Investment

    From risky manoeuvres to slow-and-steady strategies, we look at five methods to double your money.
  26. Hey Self-Employed, Are You Making The Most Of Your Retirement Options?

    Hey Self-Employed, Are You Making The Most Of Your Retirement Options?

    Even if you own your own business, it is still very important to save for retirement, and to understand your options for ...
  27. Should Having A Private Pension Be Made Mandatory?

    Should Having A Private Pension Be Made Mandatory?

    Aging baby boomers will cause a strain on Social Security, but what can the U.S. do to ensure that the whole system doesn't ...
  28. Is Your Defined-Benefit Pension Plan Safe?

    Is Your Defined-Benefit Pension Plan Safe?

    Your plan may not last in a rocky market. Find out whether your savings will be affected.
  29. Some Of America's Most Expensive And Affordable Retirement Homes

    Some Of America's Most Expensive And Affordable Retirement Homes

    We look at two expensive and three affordable retirement homes to see if you really need to pay a lot of money for a quality ...
  30. Maximize Your Social Security Benefits

    Maximize Your Social Security Benefits

    The plan's cost of living adjustments can provide protection against inflation.
  31. What Will The Maximum Retirement Age Be?

    What Will The Maximum Retirement Age Be?

    Many Americans are deciding to retire later due to harsh economic conditions. Theoretically, how high will the average retirement ...
  32. Retirement Tips For Single-Income Homes

    Retirement Tips For Single-Income Homes

    Saving for retirement when only one member of a family earns an income can be difficult. Here are some retirement planning ...
  33. 5 Big Companies That Have Cut Out Pension Plans

    5 Big Companies That Have Cut Out Pension Plans

    Companies are putting the responsibility of saving for retirement on the employee.
  34. Financial Preparation For Deployment

    Financial Preparation For Deployment

    Are you preparing for deployment? Here are some things to know to get your funds in line before you go.
  35. What If Social Security Disability Runs Out Of Money?

    What If Social Security Disability Runs Out Of Money?

    The social security disability program is nearly bankrupt and could run out of money by 2016.
  36. Not All Retirement Accounts Should Be Tax-Deferred

    Not All Retirement Accounts Should Be Tax-Deferred

    It may be better to leave your assets exposed to the tax man when you're saving to retire.
  37. Comparing Health Savings And Flexible Spending Accounts

    Comparing Health Savings And Flexible Spending Accounts

    When it comes to medical expenses, there are many accounts that provide tax advantages. We look at two commonly seen among ...
  38. Why You Should Be Wary Of Target-Date Funds

    Why You Should Be Wary Of Target-Date Funds

    These funds are hard to understand and might not be a wise choice by themselves. We tell you why.
  39. For IRAs, Time Is Money

    For IRAs, Time Is Money

    Don't procrastinate. The timing of your contributions can mean thousands more in savings.
  40. ETFs For Your 401(k)?

    ETFs For Your 401(k)?

    Investor ownership of ETFs has grown a lot over the last decade. Discover how they can fit into your retirement plan.
  41. What The New Gift Tax Rules Will Mean

    What The New Gift Tax Rules Will Mean

    The lifetime maximum for gift taxes is $5.12 million. However, it could drop to $1 million. Here's what that will mean.
  42. How To Balance Retirement Savings With Your Child's Tuition Costs

    How To Balance Retirement Savings With Your Child's Tuition Costs

    Here's how you can juggle saving for your child's college education and your retirement.
  43. Employer Responsibility For Pension Plans

    Employer Responsibility For Pension Plans

    Here is a look at the role employers play in 401(k) plans.
  44. Clearing Up Misconceptions About The New 401(k) Laws

    Clearing Up Misconceptions About The New 401(k) Laws

    The new 401(k) laws require more disclosure, but that won't fully protect participants from losing money in fees.
  45. Healthcare Needs Of Retired Couples

    Healthcare Needs Of Retired Couples

    Here's a rundown of the expected costs to pay for healthcare for senior citizens once they reach retirement.
  46. Budgeting Tips For Different Income Brackets

    Budgeting Tips For Different Income Brackets

    While each individual's financial goals and needs are unique, there are some common pieces of advice that apply to each segment ...
  47. All Weather Investing With ETFs

    All Weather Investing With ETFs

    All Weather investment strategies can shield investors during the worst bear markets.
  48. Retirement Planning Tips For Women

    Retirement Planning Tips For Women

    Here's how women can manage saving for retirement.
  49. Tips For Getting A Permanent Visa

    Tips For Getting A Permanent Visa

    Many countries can help you establish a path towards residency. Before you move, read this article first.
  50. How To Include ETFs In A Client's 401(k)

    How To Include ETFs In A Client's 401(k)

    Learn how ETFs can solve an advisor's litigation and fee disclosure fears.
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    Here are five ways to make your home renovation worth the money and effort you put into it.
  2. Differences Between Private Foundations And Public Charities

    Here's a look at the differences between these types of charitable organizations.
  3. How To Monetize Your YouTube Channel

    YouTube's Partner Program helps users earn money through their channels. Find out how.
  4. The World's Most Valuable Private Companies

    In spite of the rewards going public can bring, some companies prefer to remain private, and they are very successful in this.
  5. Is Cyber Monday The New Black Friday?

    Cyber Monday is becoming more popular than Black Friday. Here's why.
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