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Ways to Bring Down the Largest Expenditure in Retirement
The largest expense for a retired person is housing, which amounts to over 40% of the expenses of those who are aged 65 years or more, as reported by the Employee Benefit Research Institute. However, more often than not, you end up spending money for places that are not in l...

Vital Deadlines for Retirement Planning
Following years of saving as well as paying taxes, in retirement comes the time when you can collect Medicare and Social Security, along with qualifying for certain extra tax perks. However, in order to maximize the returns from these benefits, meeting deadlines is a must, o...

10 Great Ways to Get You Prepared for Retirement
An average American spends around two decades in retirement. It might seem weird, but the fact is that less than 50% of Americans have evaluated the funds they need to save for retirement. It is always advisable to make saving for retirement a habit. Here are top 10 ways how...

How the Self-Employed Should Plan Their Retirement?
As you do not possess a good 401k to opt for if you are self-employed, it implies that you should be looking for alternative retirement planning opportunities. There exists certain prime options to take into account, and if you are keen on particular retirement planning tips...

Guidelines To Be A Rich Person After Retirement
We all are humans and the only thing common among us is to go beyond the level in which we are now. This driving force motivates us to reach the next level. Hence we need to make ourselves financially strong. But it’s not a single day practice; rather you need to abide by so...

The 5 Crucial Retirement Planning Mistakes to Avoid
One of the main reasons why people seek the help of a financial planner is to know, when and whether, they can retire. The simple thought of retiring can usher in a lot of anxiety, as many suffer from the sense of unpreparedness. Moreover, there are certain common mistakes t...

Managing Your Money at Five Stages of Life
Finances effect every household today, an integral aspect to home-ownership. Often times there are associated affects, like worries and stress. In a study done by the National Foundation for Credit Counselling titled "2013 Financial Literacy Survey", 77% of those who respond...

How Do I Approach My Spouse About Setting Up a Household Budget?
Most couples quickly realize that some marital issues must be approached in a delicate manner. Finances is one of them. It's important to find ways to understandingly discuss saving plans and spending priorities, especially if you have any concerns about attaining your finan...

How Low Income Individuals Can Plan for Retirement
It’s very difficult to save money at the time of retirement when you are earning a handful of remuneration. However, it is not impossible and for this you require to know various ways to invest the money. We are going discuss few strategies for good savings and investment. T...

Places for Work after Retirement
Sixty, just a number for common people but very significant is case of working people as they get retirement at this age after serving a long time. But exceptions are always there and it has been seen that people work even after retirement. A total of 26.2% of the population...

Don’t Let Your Ex Get Your 401(k)
Here is a story that perhaps will be a wake up call to some of you out there. Scott and Erika married in 2005, and as any newly wedded spouse would so, Erika put Scott down as the primary beneficiary on her 401(k) retirement plan she had at the company where she worked. The...