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3 Steps to a Million Dollar Retirement (Even if You Haven’t Saved Anything Quite Yet)

You have probably read somewhere that you need $1 million in savings to retire.  While that is not entirely true, we are here to tell you that it IS possible to have a million dollar retirement even if you haven’t started saving quite yet. According to a recent GOBankingRates survey, 29% of adults age 55…

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15 Scenarios to Try with a Comprehensive Retirement Calculator! Discover Real Ways Strengthen Your Finances

Did you know that a truly comprehensive retirement calculator can do A LOT more than answer the questions most of us know to ask: When you can retire? How much you need to retire? Are you likely to run out of money? There is so much more to retirement planning than just having enough savings….

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NewRetirement Podcast: Money, Behavior and Happiness — Steve Chen Interviews Jonathan Clements

Hosted by Steve Chen, founder of NewRetirement, the NewRetirement Podcast offers interviews about the wise use of both money and time in retirement.  Explore ideas and great insight so that you can achieve a secure and meaningful future. In Episode 3, Chen is joined by guest Jonathan Clements — 33-year personal finance journalist and writer…

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Want Retirement Security? Make a Plan for Everything that Could Possibly Go Wrong

If you want real retirement security, it may not be quite adequate to simply have enough money saved and have documented a detailed retirement plan. Even if you have created guaranteed retirement income, maximized your social security, have terrific supplemental medicare insurance and know exactly what you want to do in your golden years, unfortunately,…

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Average Retirement Income 2018: How Do You Compare?

There is some good average retirement income 2018 news. According to research from Boston College, the percentage of retirees who are at risk of falling short in retirement decreased from 52 to 50 percent. Okay…  that is not really tremendously good news. It is indeed a very modest gain. But, the small improvement at least means…

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New Feature in Retirement Calculator Helps You Identify “Excess” Income in Your Retirement Plan

We keep trying to improve the NewRetirement retirement planning calculaltor so that you can feel good about your future.  The latest improvement is a feature that lets you: Find out if you have any future “excess” income built into your retirement plan Specify if the “excess” income should be spent or saved This update could…

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NewRetirement Podcast: Financial Independence, Purpose & Happiness — Steve Chen Interviews JD Roth

Hosted by Steve Chen, founder of NewRetirement, the NewRetirement Podcast offers interviews about the wise use of both money and time in retirement.  Explore ideas and great insight so that you can achieve a secure and meaningful future. Episode 1 is an interview with JD Roth, the man behind Get Rich Slowly — a hugely…

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9 Tips for How to Have a Crash Proof Retirement Plan

Experts say that a stock market crash is a question of when not if.  So, you really need to start thinking about how to have a crash proof retirement plan. You probably remember the financial crisis that started around 2008. It severely impacted the retirement security of many people around retirement age.  And, how did…

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How to Plan for Retirement? Just Imagine It — 7 Ways to Achieve a Secure Future

No matter your age — how to plan for retirement is likely a topic that you have pondered and done at least little something about.  You may have saved some money, thought about the best locale for golf (or whatever hobby you will have), figured out when to start Social Security, talked with a financial…

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Thumbs Up for the Best Retirement Stories from 2017

Below are the best retirement stories from 2017 — the articles on NewRetirement that our readers liked most from the last year. The 8 Skills You Need for a Fantastically Happy Best Retirement It is not millions you need to be happy in retirement, you need skills. Huh? What skills? Explore the 8 traits that…