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2 People Who Got Their Retirement Plan Right

The day you decide to do it is your lucky day – Japanese Proverb Have you ever thought that some folks are just born lucky? Sometimes it’s not really luck at all, but good, solid planning and a keen eye for making the right choices at just the right time. As it applies to retirement…

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Expert Interview with Kathleen Peddicord About Living and Investing Overseas During Retirement

One of the biggest financial concerns Americans have today is whether they’ll be able to afford retirement. According to a 2014 Gallup poll, 59 percent of Americans rate having enough money for retirement as their top financial worry. Fortunately, there are options for those who fret about budgets. Retiring overseas can mean a better living…

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Expert Interview with Terence M. O’Malley About financial principles of living in a retirement care community

As we prepare for life after retirement, we want to prepare for every contingency. This includes long-term healthcare, fixed rates, and a number of other factors to eliminate as many variables as possible in order to make sure you and your loved ones are well taken care of. Terence O’Malley is an expert on a…

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Expert Nest Egg Retirement Planning Advice from Jean Setzfand

Do you feel like you don’t have enough saved for retirement? This can be a scary thought, especially if you are getting closer to retirement age. If you waited too long to start saving for retirement, you are not alone. One survey from Transamerica shows that 81% of Baby Boomers waited longer than is suggested…

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Expert Interview with Benoit Poliquin About Investing for Retirement

A comfortable retirement won’t happen by accident. It requires an active decision from the potential retiree to seek expert advice and evaluate their financial standing. But what does that look like? To better understand the process of saving for sustainability, NewRetirement spoke with Benoit Poliquin. Benoit is the Lead Portfolio Manager and President at Exponent…

Rising home values could make retirement more solvent.

House Prices at All Time High: Can You Afford Retirement Now?

According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), the national median sales price for existing homes is currently at an all time high and sales have risen at their highest pace in over eight years. Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, is quoted in a press release saying, “Buyers have come back in force, leading to…

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Longevity Calculator Improves Your Retirement Calculator Results

You’ll hopefully need a lot more cookie jars. Planning for retirement has become a more sophisticated endeavor than it used to be. We are living longer than ever before and if you think you’ll get by on Social Security alone, then you need to think again! A retirement calculator can really help you design the…

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9 of the Best Part Time Jobs for Retirees

Reaching retirement doesn’t have to mean that you’ll never work again. In fact, it might be a great opportunity to work on your own terms. Part-time work can help you improve your retirement income and keep you active at the same time. Here are 9 of the best part time jobs for retirees — great…

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Why Buying an Annuity is Safer Than Going it Alone

Spend money on an annuity, and you could save money in the long run. There’s an age old theory that says if you can insure yourself through savings, you’re better off than purchasing insurance from someone else. Buying an annuity is essentially buying an insurance policy. So might it be a good idea to fund…

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5 Reasons Why You’ll Probably Need More Retirement Income

Whether retirement is near or a long way off, your plans could probably use a boost. Once you’ve been in the workforce long enough, you’ll know that cost-of-living increases are a fact of life. And chances are by the time you retire, the economy will bear little resemblance to what it’s like now. This is…