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The Risk of Being a Suddenly Single Woman

March 5, 2018

Contending with the possibility of widowhood.

On average, women outlive their husbands. According to the Social Security Administration’s estimate, the average 65-year-old woman willoutlive the...

Before You Claim Social Security

February 26, 2018

A few things you may want to think about before filing for benefits.

Whether you want to leave work at 62, 67, or 70, claiming the retirement benefits you are entitled to by federal law is no...

The Many Benefits of a Roth IRA

February 24, 2018

Why do so many people choose it rather than a traditional IRA?

 

The Roth IRA changed the whole retirement savings perspective. Since its introduction, it has become a fixture in many retirement...

What Do You Have in Reserve for 2018?

February 20, 2018

Build your emergency fund this year.

How much does the average American household have in the bank? Estimates vary, but the short answer to this question is “not enough.”

Last year, a...

Should We Reconsider What “Retirement” Means?

January 4, 2018

The notion that we separate from work in our sixties may have to go.

An executive transitions into a consulting role at age 62 and stops working altogether at 65; then, he becomes a buyer for a...

How Much Should You Save By Age 30, 40, 50, or 60?

October 9, 2017

What number should you strive to reach?

It is agreed that the earlier you start saving for retirement, the better. The big question on the minds of many savers, however, is: “How am I doing?” This...

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