Retirement

  1. 3 Smart Financial Strategies for the End of the Year

    Use these three financial strategies - tax planning, retirement planning, and charitable giving - before the end of the year.
  2. 3 Reasons to Convert Your IRA to a Roth IRA

    Having an IRA is smart. Knowing when to convert it to a Roth IRA is smarter because it can give you and your heirs a welcome ...
  3. Managing Your Own 401(k): Pros & Cons

    The decision to manage your 401(k) investments should not be made lightly. These pros and cons will help you determine if ...
  4. Betterment to Trump: 'Leave the Fiduciary Rule Alone'

    Robo-advisor Betterment has appealed to President-elect Trump to leave the fiduciary rule alone.
  5. Protect Your Future Wealth From This Big Mistake

    Putting off saving for retirement might feel like your only option right now, but this kind of procrastination can wreak ...
  6. Why a 10% Deferral to Your 401(k) May Not Be Enough

    Deferring 10% of your income to your 401(k) may not be enough. Consider an income plan that draws on 360 degrees of income ...
  1. The 5 Best Places to Retire in North Carolina

    Natural beauty, a reasonable cost of living and affordable housing give you ample choice when it comes to the best places ...
  2. Strategies for a Worry-Free Retirement

    Worried about retirement? Here are several strategies to greatly reduce the chance your nest egg will end up depleted.
  3. 4 Books Every Retiree Should Read

    Learn more about the current financial situations retirees are facing and discover four books that every prospective and ...
  4. Change These Habits, Help Your Retirement Nest Egg

    Saving for retirement is a long-term goal. See if any of these five easy-to-get-into habits are quietly undermining your ...
  5. 6 Things Retirees Should Know About Obamacare

    How will health insurance coverage change when you stop working? Here is a need-to-know short list of factors.
  6. The 5 Best Places to Retire in Oregon

    The best places to retire in Oregon all have something in common: abundant natural beauty. However, it isn't among the cheaper ...
  1. What Does Medicare Cover?

    Don't assume you're insured. Find out what you can expect from this healthcare program.
  2. Taking The Surprise Out Of Long-Term Care

    Don't be caught unprepared - find out what to look for in LTC insurance policies.
  3. The Evolution Of Retirement

    Retirement has transformed over the years as worker's life spans increase and their expectations change.
  4. 10 Last-Minute Retirement Tips

    The months leading up to your retirement can be the most crucial in terms of planning. We provide a to-do list.
  5. Filling In The Medicare Gaps

    Basic Medicare is not a perfect fit for everyone - sometimes, extra policies are required to suit a person's needs.
  6. Turn Small Savings Into A Big Nest Egg

    Small changes to spending and saving habits can reap major rewards - with limited sacrifice.
  1. BlackRock Believes in Municipal Bonds (BLK)

    As the municipal bonds market suffered through a loss in September, BlackRock senses near-term growth; ETF fees are lowered ...
  2. Managing Personal Finances: Your Annual Self-Check

    Taking a step back and assessing your personal finances each year can show how well you're doing with saving and what's needed ...
  3. Americans Fear Outliving Their Retirement Savings

    No matter how strong your retirement plan may be, longevity risk - the fear of outliving your money - is real. How are Americans ...
  4. Taking Your Personal Financial Inventory

    Taking a step back and assessing your personal finances each year can show how well you're doing with saving and what's needed ...
  5. Financial Independence Is More Than Just A Number

    Managing financial independence is not a set-it-and-forget-it thing. Maintaining a balance between lifestyle and your financial ...
  6. Best Possible Retirement: 4 Things You Can Control

    You can't control the economy or the stock market, but you can time 4 crucial moves that will make a big difference to your ...
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