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Trump and Your Retirement

6 Ways President Donald Trump Will Impact Your Retirement

This has been quite an election. Zigs and zags and surprises. It is too soon to be certain of anything, but if you are retired or near retirement, here are a few things to watch based on the Trump’s plan for his first 100 days in office. Your Retirement Savings The U.S. stock markets were…

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How Real People Achieve a Secure Retirement and How You Can Too

Most people think that retirement planning is complicated and time consuming and maybe even futile.  Too many people believe that a secure retirement is beyond reach. However, we have proof that improving your retirement plan is achievable and that it can even be easy and relatively speedy. Recent analysis revealed that a large percentage of…

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6 Ways You May Be Leaving Money on the Table When You Retire

A secure retirement is a hard goal to achieve.  As we all probably know by now, Americans are having a lot of issues surrounding retirement. One reason for this may be because people are leaving money on the table — whether they know it or not. Here are six tips to help you ensure you’re…

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Retirement Surprises: What I Wish I Knew About Retirement BEFORE I Retired…

Are you really ready for retirement? Will retirement be everything you expect it to be? What kind of retirement surprises are in store for you? Earlier this year, the Society of Actuaries (SOA) released their 2015 Risks and Process of Retirement Survey, providing insights on how Americans decide to retire and manage resources in retirement….

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Is Your Retirement on FIRE? Financial Independence Retirement Early

This article deals with what FIRE is, what devotees believe, who’s doing this and are there lessons for the more traditional retirement planners that NewRetirement is trying to help.   What is FIRE?  It stands for “Financial Independence / Retiring Early” – in a nutshell it’s about making some significant lifestyle choices immediately to try…

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How to Retire: 14 Things You Need to Do Just Before and After You Retire

Retirement is one of the biggest things you will ever do. And, how to retire well is a big question. Here is a retirement checklist of the important things you should do just before and after you retire for a happy and secure future: 1. Create, Maintain and Evolve Your Retirement Plan Okay.  This should…

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How Much Do You Need for Retirement if You Live to Be 100?

We all ask the question, “How much do I need for retirement?” However, it is a very hard question to answer. The difficulty lies in the fact that it varies greatly depending on how long you live. Will you live to be 100? Or, 85? How long will your spouse live? Is 100 the New…

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The Best Retirement Calculator: Now Better than Ever…

The NewRetirement retirement calculator — named a best retirement calculator by the American Association of Individual Investor’s (AAII) — is a detailed and easy to use retirement planning system. NewRetirement’s retirement calculator is now better than ever… We are very proud of this tool. Forbes magazine called it a “new approach to retirement planning” and…

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Are You Prepared for the Challenges of Retirement? Baby Boomers in Trouble

For most people, retirement is now an awesome time of new adventures.  However, the financial challenges of retirement can feel overwhelming for many — especially middle-income baby boomers. Baby boomers may be ready for retirement adventure. But can we afford it? Baby Boomers are on the leading edge of the transition from institutional responsibility for…

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Why a “Retirement Age” Might Cease to Exist

What is your retirement age? When will you retire? How old do you have to be to retire? There used to be a simple answer: 65.  Not so long ago, most people turned 65 and retired. Retirement meant that they quit working entirely, started Social Security and enrolled in Medicare. Now you have more options….