Smart, focused guidance on all aspects of retirement planning and spending.
- By Barbara Whelehan,
- - 02/22/2019
Thanks to raised limits this year, you can now contribute more than ever to a Roth IRA. Follow this thorough guide to see how much you qualify for, based on your filing status and income.
- By Sandra Block,
- - 03/01/2019
Do yourself a favor before you retire and take a look at the federal income taxes you’re likely to face on 11 common sources of retirement income.
- By Glenn Ruffenach,
- The Wall Street Journal
- - 02/10/2019
At its simplest, a nest egg helps cover your living expenses in later life. Investment adviser William Bernstein recommends that most people plan to save for about 25 years of residual living expenses.
- By Mark Miller,
- The New York Times News Service
- - 01/31/2019
There are many complexities that accompany Medicare, and failing to understand them can cost you. Here are a number of situations that can lead to expensive errors and how you can avoid them.
Saving for Retirement
Though the upfront costs of reverse mortgages can be steep when used judiciously, they can be a valuable tool in retirement.
A product that guarantees income for life is an attractive retirement option, but there are other considerations when looking at annuities.
Here’s what you need to know about IRA required minimum withdrawal rules to do it right.
The popular retirement-plan funds could do even better if they adjusted automatically for stock-market risk, a new study says.
Saving for retirement can be overwhelming, but it doesn't have to be. Here are 10 suggestions for efficiently saving for the future.
As April 15 gets closer, it’s a good time to review your finances and still find ways to trim your 2018 tax bill, even under the new rules. Consider these five strategies that you may be able to use now.
One of the best ways to ensure your child’s financial future is to start them saving for retirement early with a Roth IRA – especially since they’re probably paying very little taxes on their earned income.
Getting Ready to Retire
Workplaces terrified of losing experienced employees are pulling out all the stops to keep their Baby Boomers.
Thinking about retiring abroad? These 10 overseas destinations are ranked highly by multiple websites. Here's an interactive overview of what makes these countries so appealing.
New programs that prevent U.S. workers from being pushed out of their jobs before they choose to retire could have widespread benefits.
Living in Retirement
At some level, rising inflation could pose a threat to your nest egg after you retire. But there are some rules of thumb to follow that can help you prepare and lessen the chance of any surprises.
The list of motivations retirees cite for going back to work is long, but many of the reasons transcend income.
Before you retire, predicting how much you’ll get from Social Security can be difficult. But you can familiarize yourself with how it will be calculated and get a better sense for your future budget.
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