Retirement

  1. The Widening Retirement Savings Gap

    Due to a variety of factors, by 2050 there will be a $400 trillion retirement savings gap.
  2. How to Retire a Millionaire Without a 401(k)

    Can you retire as a millionaire without a 401(k) plan? It may not be easy, but it isn't impossible if you know where to invest ...
  3. 7 Financial Lessons to Master by the Time You're 30

    Once you hit your 30s, it is time to get serious about your finances and money skills. Here are the top money lessons you ...
  4. 8 Reasons to Have Monthly Dividend ETFs

    Investors don’t just like these 8 ETFs that pay dividends once a month instead of a once a quarter. They love them.
  5. 3 Tips for Managing the Retirement Planning Maze

    Use these three tips to make your way safely through the retirement maze.
  6. Six Options for Moving Retirement Money - Part I

    If you leave your current job and have a 401(k), there are many things you can do with it.
  1. Why Traditional Retirement Is Dead

    While retirement as we know it is a thing of the past, it isn’t necessarily a bad thing.
  2. Advice for Selecting a Retirement Community

    Moving to a retirement community takes time, careful research and planning.
  3. Don't Retire Early - Change Careers Instead

    Instead of longing for an early retirement, shoot for a mid-life career change instead.
  4. How to Communicate With Your Partner About Retirement

    Life partners need a great communication system to get past hurdles encountered during retirement.
  5. The Frugal Senior's Guide to a Comfortable Retirement

    Living frugally in retirement can still be comfortable as long as you plan well and avoid being unduly cheap. It’s all a ...
  6. Can You Retire in Five Years?

    The countdown is on. Find out whether you'll be ready to leave the working world.
  1. Mark Your Calendar for Medicare Open Enrollment

    Medicare open enrollment is a time to review your current plan and decide if another plan is better.
  2. This Is Why People Flunk Retirement

    Many people are making these mistakes and putting their retirement in jeopardy.
  3. Ask Anne: Can An HSA Help Me Save for Retirement?

    Anne encourages you to take a look at health savings accounts (HSAs), a new savings option from many employers, during this ...
  4. A Back to School Homework Assignment for Parents

    The fall season is a good time to assess and take charge of your finances.
  5. The Couple's Guide to Medical Expense Planning in Retirement

    Most health-expense planning is based on the individual, but if you're married there are two of you. Plan for two from the ...
  6. What Will Healthcare Cost After Retirement?

    The price tag may shock you, which is why you should do some pre-retirement calculations.
  1. 5 Ways to Improve Your Estate Plan After a Divorce

    Take these five steps to ensure your estate plan still fits your needs after a divorce.
  2. How to Retire a Millionaire Without a 401(k)

    Can you retire as a millionaire without a 401(k) plan? It may not be easy, but it isn't impossible if you know where to invest ...
  3. The Benefits of a Third-Party Special Needs Trust

    How a third-party special needs trust can help your special needs child.
  4. How to Communicate With Your Partner About Retirement

    Life partners need a great communication system to get past hurdles encountered during retirement.
  5. 7 Financial Lessons to Master by the Time You're 30

    Once you hit your 30s, it is time to get serious about your finances and money skills. Here are the top money lessons you ...
  6. The Frugal Senior's Guide to a Comfortable Retirement

    Living frugally in retirement can still be comfortable as long as you plan well and avoid being unduly cheap. It’s all a ...
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