Retirement

  1. Youth and Roth IRA Equals a Solid Retirement Plan

    Educating yourself on retirement savings opportunities at the start of your career can have a huge impact on your personal ...
  2. Are my Social Security benefits reduced if I receive extra pensions from different sources?

    Understand how collecting a pension can affect your Social Security benefits, depending on whether you were employed in the ...
  3. 7 Tips to Have the Best Health Savings Account (HSA)

    You want the best health savings account you can find to cover your healthcare costs. Here are tips to help you locate one.
  4. Where Should 60-Somethings Hold Cash for Safety?

    Those nearing retirement often consider allocating part of their capital to cash instruments. Here are some tips on how to ...
  5. OAEIX,OPPAX: Oppenheimer Funds’ Top Funds for Retirement

    These four mutual funds are OppenheimerFund's best for retirement portfolios.
  6. How does my spousal Social Security benefit work?

    Understand the basics of spousal Social Security benefits, when you are eligible to apply, and how your age and employment ...
  1. Retirement Planning: Complete Your Bucket List on a Budget

    Retirement is the perfect time to do all the things you couldn't get to during your working years. You just need to make ...
  2. Annuities: A Good Option in Turbulent Times?

    Annuities can be an enticing option as Americans near retirement, but there are several reasons to be wary of them.
  3. Is Waiting for Social Security Right for You?

    Should you wait until 70 to start receiving Social Security? It depends on a variety of factors. Here is what you need to ...
  4. Top 6 Expenses That Are Cutting into Your Retirement Savings

    If you're like most Americans, you don't have enough put aside for retirement. Here are a half dozen ways to increase your ...
  5. Retiree Alert: Which States Make You Retake Your Driving Test?

    Which states have the toughest rules for senior drivers? Read this – especially if you're thinking relocating to Illinois ...
  6. Annuities: An Income Solution for Baby Boomer Retirees?

    Annuities can provide guaranteed lifetime income at a time when retirement outlooks are seemingly bleak. Here's the lowdown ...
  1. Should You Change Your Retirement Portfolio?

    The government's new fiduciary rule is a reason to look hard at your retirement savings and consider replacing those that ...
  2. Long-term Care: Traditional vs. Alternative Policies

    All long-term care policies have unique advantages and disadvantages. Here's an overview.
  3. How Advisors Can Help Surviving Spouses

    When someone dies, it's natural for a surviving spouse to grieve. But with a little planning, fear of an unknown financial ...
  4. Mom, What’s This 401(k) Thing?

    We are well aware of the advice we give to young people just starting out in the work force: "Start saving for retirement." ...
  5. Which Child's Best for Monetary Power of Attorney?

    Don’t make the mistake of trying to appear “fair” or avoid hurt feelings. Trustworthiness and ability are the factors to ...
  6. A First Look at the Finalized Fiduciary Rule

    The final version of the long-awaited DOL fiduciary rules were watered down. Here's how they look, the potential impact and ...
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