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What You Can Learn from Millennials for a Better Retirement

According to the Pew Research Center and the U.S. Census Bureau, Millennials have surpassed Baby Boomers as the largest living generation. There may be a lot of them, but what can this hip, dreaming and some say lazy generation tell us about having a better retirement?  It turns out that some of their ideas will…

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Your End of Year Retirement Checklist

Feeling frazzled by holiday fanfare?  Do you also have nagging worries about your retirement plans? One of the best ways to control stress of any kind is to make a list and check it twice.  And we have done that for you. Here is a handy end of year retirement checklist — 9 things you…

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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…

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Rethinking the Idea of Retirement Crisis: Keep Calm and Retire On

The retirement crisis is real. Most of us have not saved enough. Fifty percent of baby boomers have less than $100,000 saved for retirement Experts say that the average couple in retirement needs at least $260,000 to cover health care costs alone. The government’s retirement programs are in peril. We have worked hard and we…

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The Best Retirement Calculator Is Now More Powerful: Better Modeling of Retirement Savings

Considered one of the best retirement calculators, the NewRetirement planning system has been praised by magazines and investing groups. The tool just keeps getting better. Check out the new features designed to help you plan and have a more secure future. 1. Powerful Savings & Assets Modeling One of the enhancements that you have asked…

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Money Talks, But Do You Speak the Language?

Have you ever traveled to a place where they speak English, but the people have a heavy accent and a different dialect? You have a vague and slowly formed idea of what they are saying, but it can make you feel confused. Or, do you remember what it felt like the first time you tried…

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….