Retirement

  1. How the Fiduciary Rule Will Impact 401(k) Advisors

    Here's the impact that the new fiduciary rules will have on financial advisors serving ...
  2. How Capital Gains Tax Works on Pension Funds

    Here's why capital gains tax does not affect the assets in pension funds.
  3. What Is Strategic Asset Allocation?

    A strategic asset allocation takes a long-term approach to help an investor achieve ...
  4. The Portfolio Planning Process, Step by Step

    Portfolio planning has never been more important or more daunting for investors. ...
  5. The Social Security Blackout Period

    Surviving spouses may experience a blackout period - during which they cannot collect ...
  6. Why Early Retirees Should Reconsider the 4% Rule

    Although retirement rules of thumb can be helpful with long-term goals, retirees ...
  1. Top 4 Financial Pitfalls to Avoid in Retirement

    No matter how idyllic your retirement plans are, it's important to have contingency ...
  2. How Much Money Do You Need to Retire at 56?

    Who wouldn't want to retire early and enjoy the good life? The question is, "How ...
  3. Joy in Retirement: Another Type of Diversification

    Diversifying your happiness in retirement is just as important as achieving a perfectly ...
  4. Retirement Lifestyle Planning: How to Be a Nomad

    Making full-time travel in your later years a reality requires some careful retirement ...
  5. Why Hobbies Should Be Part of Your Retirement Plan

    Retirement should be fun—you’ve worked all your life and you deserve to enjoy your ...
  6. On a Retirement Job Search? Try These Agencies

    There are several web-based staffing agencies that can help baby boomers and other ...
  1. The Social Security Blackout Period

    Surviving spouses may experience a blackout period - during which they cannot collect ...
  2. Why Advisors Should Offer HSA Advice

    As HSAs continue to gain steam, advisors need to incorporate them into their practices ...
  3. Senior Citizens Feel Cheated by LTC Rate Hikes

    It's grim news for some long-term care policy holders who now face a bleak choice ...
  4. Methods of Handling Risk: A Quick Guide

    Discover the five methods to manage pure risk, and learn how they can be implemented ...
  5. Examples of Adverse Selection in the Insurance Industry

    Find out what the term "adverse selection" refers to in the insurance industry, and ...
  6. Insurance, Excess Insurance and Reinsurance: What's the ...

    Understanding the differences might help you avoid being overinsured or underinsured. ...
  1. How Capital Gains Tax Works on Pension Funds

    Here's why capital gains tax does not affect the assets in pension funds.
  2. What Is Strategic Asset Allocation?

    A strategic asset allocation takes a long-term approach to help an investor achieve ...
  3. Think Twice Before Buying Tax-Free Municipal Bonds

    Municipal bonds are relatively safe, tax-exempt securities--but they are not without ...
  4. The Portfolio Planning Process, Step by Step

    Portfolio planning has never been more important or more daunting for investors. ...
  5. Why Early Retirees Should Reconsider the 4% Rule

    Although retirement rules of thumb can be helpful with long-term goals, retirees ...
  6. Top 4 Financial Pitfalls to Avoid in Retirement

    No matter how idyllic your retirement plans are, it's important to have contingency ...
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