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    Average Retirement Income 2016: How Does it Compare to Your Plans?

    Average Retirement Income 2016: How Does it Compare to Your Plans?

    The average retirement income is probably a lot less than you think. As surprising as it might sound, the average American's retirement income is barely over $1,500 per month or about $18,000 annually, according to the Pension Rights Center. Retirement Income Does Not Grow on Trees... Depending on where you live, that might not even pay ...

    Famous Retirement Quotes, Funny Retirement Quotes, Inspirational Retirement Quotes

    Famous Retirement Quotes, Funny Retirement Quotes, Inspirational Retirement Quotes

    You'll Laugh (or Cry) When You Read These Famous Quotations About Retirement As you plan retirement, figure out what to say in a retirement card or write a retirement speech, you will enjoy reading quotations and funny sayings about this phase of life. Over 60 retirement quotes are found below. However, if you are looking for quotes ...

    How Much Should You Save for Retirement? Financial Gurus Answer

    How Much Should You Save for Retirement? Financial Gurus Answer

    Saving for retirement doesn't have to be difficult. Retirement savings can seem like a very complicated matter. But some of the most well-known and respected financial minds say it's really not that hard. The difficult part is the saving; sorting out how much to save is simple. The younger you begin, the easier retirement saving will be ...

    The Retirement Calculator for Married Couples (or Any Couple)

    The Retirement Calculator for Married Couples (or Any Couple)

    Retirement planning is complicated.  Retirement planning when you are a married couple — or any kind of couple in a committed relationship — is doubly complicated.  You need to use a retirement calculator for married couples.  Or, a retirement calculator for couples. Not only are there double the financial considerations, but your values and priorities may ...

    Jobs for Seniors:  What Are the Best Jobs After Retirement?

    Jobs for Seniors: What Are the Best Jobs After Retirement?

    So, for either financial or personal reasons you think you might want to work past the traditional retirement age of 65. What are your options for work? Are there good jobs for seniors? What are the best jobs after retirement?The good news is that jobs for seniors are numerous and seem to be growing. When embarking ...

    Dave Ramsey Tells You How Much You Need to Retire Comfortably

    Dave Ramsey Tells You How Much You Need to Retire Comfortably

    There's a peace of mind that comes from knowing where you are and where you're going. Ask Dave Ramsey how much you need to retire, and you'll probably get the same answer he has given many times before: It depends. That might not seem helpful at all, but of course there's more to it. Just as no ...

    Celebrate Retirement with These Retirement Party Ideas! The Best Tips for Planning a Memorable Retirement Commemoration! Fete! Gala! Get Together!

    Celebrate Retirement with These Retirement Party Ideas! The Best Tips for Planning a Memorable Retirement Commemoration! Fete! Gala! Get Together!

    One of the best ways to celebrate retirement is with a retirement party.  Retirement is a huge milestone and a great reason to celebrate. Retirement Party Invitations: Who to Invite and How Sometimes hosted by the retiree's family and sometimes an official company event, the retirement party is an event where you want to mix the guest ...

    Are Fixed Annuities a Good Fix for Your Retirement Plan?

    Are Fixed Annuities a Good Fix for Your Retirement Plan?

    It appears that more consumers are turning to fixed annuities as a source of income in retirement, and demand for the product doesn’t seem likely to slow any time soon. Can a fixed annuity fix your retirement plan? When you buy an annuity, you are exchanging a lump sum of money for an agreed upon income stream.  ...

    11 Ideas for Living on Nothing More than Social Security in Retirement

    11 Ideas for Living on Nothing More than Social Security in Retirement

    Living on Social Security alone is not only possible, many retirees already accomplish that very feat every year. And while the lifestyle associated with a Social Security income isn't exactly luxurious, it doesn't have to equal peanut butter sandwiches for the rest of your life, either. How you make it depends on a lot of ...

    How I Boosted My Social Security Benefit by $100,000

    How I Boosted My Social Security Benefit by $100,000

    If you are like most people facing retirement, you are figuring out how to generate enough income in retirement and feel confident that it will last as long as you need it to.  This article will talk about two of the biggest levers you have - when/how to claim social security and using home equity ...

    Retirement Gifts: Find Thoughtful and Funny Retirement Gift Ideas

    Retirement Gifts: Find Thoughtful and Funny Retirement Gift Ideas

    There are so many great retirement gift ideas. Browse this list for meaningful, funny and thoughtful retirement gifts. The Classic Retirement Gift The most classic of all retirement gifts is a gold pocket watch. The watch stands for quality craftsmanship – symbolic of the retiree's years of service - and is supposed to be an actual and metaphorical ...

    How Much Money Do I Need to Retire?  What’s My Magic Number?

    How Much Money Do I Need to Retire? What’s My Magic Number?

    When you ask yourself, "How much money do I need to retire," wouldn’t it be great to know exactly how much money you need to  be comfortable for the rest of your days? Is it possible to calculate that “magic number?" Does it even exist? Figuring out your magic number for retirement might not actually require ...

    Average Retirement Income 2017: How Do You Compare?

    Average Retirement Income 2017: How Do You Compare?

    No matter what the average retirement income 2017 data shows, one thing is for sure: many retirees today are living on remarkably little and many are sacrificing essentials to make ends meet. Where will your retirement income 2017 come from? There is some good news though.  According to Fidelity's most recent retirement readiness survey, "people are ...

    Pros and Cons of Annuities – How to Evaluate Annuities for Your Retirement

    Pros and Cons of Annuities – How to Evaluate Annuities for Your Retirement

    If you are worried about paying for retirement, it is worth evaluating the pros and cons of annuities. An annuity is an insurance product that pays out income. You make an investment in the annuity and then it makes payments to you, giving you a dependable income stream during retirement. Pros of Annuities Annuities offer some considerable benefits ...

    This is How Much Annual Retirement Income You Need to Live Happily

    This is How Much Annual Retirement Income You Need to Live Happily

    Contrary to what many financial planners suggest, some retirees are living on less than they expected while they were preparing for retirement. Nearly three years into retirement, they report living on just 66% of their pre-retirement income on average, or $58,000 annually, according to a survey by investment firm T. Rowe Price. This is much less ...

    Three Ways to Afford the Fastest Growing Retirement Destinations

    Three Ways to Afford the Fastest Growing Retirement Destinations

    If you’re one of the thousands of Americans approaching retirement, one of your top concerns is probably when to retire. But an accompanying question is where to retire—and NerdWallet has crunched the numbers to help you figure that out. Taking U.S. Census Bureau data, NerdWallet analyzed the 75 largest metros in the United States and examined ...

    The Best Retirement Plans: 41 Tips for a Healthy, Wealthy and Happy Retirement

    The Best Retirement Plans: 41 Tips for a Healthy, Wealthy and Happy Retirement

    Think retirement is about sitting with your feet up and watching the rest of the world whiz by? Possibly, but many people think retirement and plan for embarking on one of life's greatest adventures. This is the time to do what you want with the experience-laden good sense to appreciate it. Having the best retirement plan ...

    How Much Do I Need to Retire? Avoid These Common Planning Mistakes

    How Much Do I Need to Retire? Avoid These Common Planning Mistakes

    There is no shortage of retirement income advice.  And, anyone can make a prediction about  how much you will need for a secure retirement. Much of this guidance is based on sentiments that have more or less stayed the same for at least a few generations. But what if that advice is wrong?  It might have ...

    The Best Annuities: What to Look For and Why Buy Them

    The Best Annuities: What to Look For and Why Buy Them

    With the Best Annuities Your Retirement Can Set Sail While investing a big portion of your retirement savings in the stock market can be a risky decision, putting some of that money into an annuity can help ensure you have a steady flow of income for life. There are downsides, but they can be a ...

    Age is Only a Number; Amazing Accomplishments by 70, 80 and 90 Year Olds

    Age is Only a Number; Amazing Accomplishments by 70, 80 and 90 Year Olds

    Old age is often considered a time of decline, but older adults around the world are filling their golden years with amazing accomplishments. Scroll down to watch five inspiring videos that prove life doesn’t end after 50. 1. The Rockin’ Runner Most people won’t ever run a marathon, but in June 2014, Charlotte, N.C. resident Harriette Thompson ...