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Will I Run Out of Money If I Retire?

When it comes to planning our retirements many of us lose sleep over what will happen when we no longer have regular paychecks coming in and have to rely on our investments We often struggle with making the transition from working full time to retirement and plenty of pre...
Posted On 26 May 2017

How Boosting Retirement Savings By 1% Of Salary Turns Into $100K Of Income

Are you financially ready to retire A whopping 28 of working adults don t have any retirement savings according to a new Federal Reserve survey Many workers who don t have any or enough retirement savings think there s little if anything they can do to improve their Source
Posted On 26 May 2017

3 Steps That Can Lead to More Confidence in Retirement

By Mike Loo, MBA You’ve spent decades planning for retirement, putting all of your ducks in a row, saving to ensure a steady income and looking forward to this new season of life. But once you reach this pivotal milestone, the planning doesn’t end! There are a few key tasks to...
Posted On 26 May 2017

Some of the Biggest Estate-Planning Mistakes People Make

There are some things we just don t like to think about much less speak about The universal truth is we are all going to pass away one day The legacy you leave can either simplify the process of dealing with your personal and financial property or it can be a worrisome burden for...
Posted On 26 May 2017

Near Retirement? 5 Plans You MUST Have in Place

The road to retirement is pretty straightforward until you start getting close The road to retirement is pretty straightforward until you start getting close SEE ALSO Is 1 Million Enough to Retire SEE ALSO Is 1 Million Enough to Retire When you re about five years away the Source
Posted On 25 May 2017

DOL Keeps June 9 Fiduciary Rule Start Date

The Department of Labor DOL says it will not delay its implementation of the June 9 compliance date for its controversial fiduciary rule but that it will nonetheless seek additional public input on the regulation Rejecting calls for a complete delay of the rule Source
Posted On 25 May 2017

15 Mistakes People Make When Planning for Retirement

By Stoyan Panayotov, CFA Fiduciary financial advisor help clients achieve their financial goals and ensure a safe path to retirement. They often encounter issues, which if not resolved on time, can impose serious threats to meeting these critical life objectives. In this article,...
Posted On 25 May 2017

Social Security And 6 Other Safety Nets Youre Taking For Granted

People might prefer to be independent, but government safety nets help provide a backstop so that when they fall on hard times or retire, they’re not left to fend completely for themselves. Some benefits, like Social Security and Medicare, are so well-known people might assume...
Posted On 25 May 2017

Social Security Help: Dividend Income and the Social Security Earnings Test

Social Security ANSWER No The Social Security earnings test considers only wages from a job and net self employment income Investment income doesn t count The test applies to those who claim benefits before full retirement age which is 66 for those born from 1943 through 1954 A...
Posted On 25 May 2017

Can You Cut Taxes You Pay on Your Social Security?

Can you really do some proactive things to reduce the taxes you pay on your Social Security Sometimes you can and we re going to look at one powerful example Can you really do some proactive things to reduce the taxes you pay on your Social Security Sometimes you can and we re...
Posted On 25 May 2017