Retirement

  1. Calculate Penalties on a 401(k) Early Withdrawal

    How to calculate the penalties on early withdrawals from your 401(k), including the 10% tax penalty, vesting and income tax.
  2. Different Ways to Save for Retirement

    IRA and 401(k) accounts are the most common types for retirement savings, but they aren't the only ones. Look into other ...
  3. Tips on Delaying Social Security Benefits

    Should you delay taking your Social Security benefits? As with most things in the financial planning world the answer is: ...
  4. Don't Buy Annuities Based on Stock Market Fear

    While annuities can be a viable source of retirement income, they should not be bought based on fear of stock market volatility.
  5. Should You Let Your 401(k) Be Managed by Vanguard?

    Find out if Vanguard's reputation and track record as a 401(k) plan provider is as stellar as its reputation and track record ...
  6. 5 Financial Strategies to Last a Lifetime

    To stay consistent with your financial goals, here are five financial strategies to help you grow your balance sheet and ...
  1. Retiring in Thailand: The Pros & Cons

    Thailand is on many of the "best places to retire" lists but before relocating learn more about this Southeast Asian kingdom. ...
  2. 5 Financial Strategies to Last a Lifetime

    To stay consistent with your financial goals, here are five financial strategies to help you grow your balance sheet and ...
  3. Budgeting Tips: Living in Panama on $1,000 a Month

    Discover how far $1,000 in monthly income can take you in Panama, and determine whether this Central American paradise is ...
  4. The Most Popular States to Retire to in the U.S.

    Which are the most popular retirement states to relocate to? United Van Lines’ National Movers Study has the answers.
  5. Can Retirees Live in Military Housing?

    If you are retired from the armed forces but still want to live in military housing, you may be in luck.
  6. When It's Time to Stop Saving for Retirement

    Successful retirement planning demands lots of saving and smart money management. But once you retire, how do you transition ...
  1. How to Pay for Healthcare in Retirement

    Learn about the different ways to pay for healthcare in retirement and the importance of discussing them with a financial ...
  2. Medicare 101: Do You Need All 4 Parts?

    At age 65, most people have to sign up for Medicare. Here is more information about which of its four programs are mandatory ...
  3. What's the Difference Between Medicare and Medicaid?

    Medicare is designed to help with long-term care for the elderly, while Medicaid covers healthcare costs for the poor. Read ...
  4. Why Retirees Have to Talk About Long-Term Care

    With long-term care needs increasing and costs soaring, retirees should not be avoiding the topic.
  5. Life Insurance vs. IRA for Retirement Saving

    Sure, you can tap your permanent life insurance policy to help fund your retirement. But in most cases, an IRA is the better ...
  6. Top 5 Strategies to Pay for Eldercare

    The cost of a nursing home, assisted living facility or home care can be ruinous. Try these routes to help seniors qualify ...
  1. Calculate Penalties on a 401(k) Early Withdrawal

    How to calculate the penalties on early withdrawals from your 401(k), including the 10% tax penalty, vesting and income tax.
  2. 5 Financial Strategies to Last a Lifetime

    To stay consistent with your financial goals, here are five financial strategies to help you grow your balance sheet and ...
  3. The Most Popular States to Retire to in the U.S.

    Which are the most popular retirement states to relocate to? United Van Lines’ National Movers Study has the answers.
  4. Financial Independence, Retire Early (FIRE)

    Financial Independence, Retire Early (FIRE) is a movement dedicated to a program of extreme savings and investment that allows ...
  5. Can Retirees Live in Military Housing?

    If you are retired from the armed forces but still want to live in military housing, you may be in luck.
  6. 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 ...
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