People not familiar with their investment options are less likely to save the recommended amount to retire.
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Achieving retirement goals requires a strategy for generating lifetime income.
You can still make a 2013 IRA contribution until April 15, which can help reduce taxes and enhance estate planning.
One-third of Americans are not familiar with the options in their retirement savings plan.
One of the most critical financial decisions married couples have to make is when to claim Social Security retirement benefits.
If you’re retired, you should keep monitoring your savings. Many of us will live 20 years or more in retirement, with women living even longer than men.
If you’re nearing retirement, your main goals are to keep contributing to your retirement account, and decide how and when you will step away from work.
As a couple, planning for retirement is among the most important decisions you and your spouse will make.
Learn about strategies that can help you avoid running out of money when taking retirement savings withdrawals.
If you have enough guaranteed income and investment assets to last for the rest of your life, you may have the ability to retire early.
Simplification and lower fees make consolidation an attractive option.
A taxation overview of retirement plans, IRAs, annuities, insurance and mutual funds.
When preparing for retirement, deciding when to claim Social Security benefits is one of the biggest decisions.
If you are a university leader thinking about retiring in the next decade, be prudent in the planning process.
Retirement is like a flight destination: Once it's clearly within sight, there are things you need to do to prepare for landing.
Many of us envision a time of relaxation and enjoyment in retirement. To reach your dreams, take practical steps.
It's okay if you're not an experienced investor and don't have hours to spend building an investment strategy. Consider investing in a lifecycle fund.
If you’re nearing retirement and not feeling financially ready, these steps can help you get on track.
Many retirees end up returning to paid jobs because of difficulty making ends meet or because they miss working.
Roth IRA conversions can be an attractive option — make sure you know the advantages and things to consider.
Today, people have far more options and tools available to them to help them plan their retirement.
Retirement is a journey – a time to explore new possibilities and a time that could last for 30 years or more.
If you’re in your 50s or 60s and feeling you’re behind in saving for your retirement, you are not alone.
Some common myths about retirement can undermine your financial well-being.
There’s been much speculation about the health of the Social Security Administration and Social Security benefits.
Americans are nearing retirement while carrying greater amounts of mortgage debt, loans or credit card balances.
At any age, you need a game plan for generating income from various sources of retirement savings.
Mutual funds may be used to help you invest for a variety of goals such as retirement, a home purchase, or building up emergency savings.
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