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Why Poor Planning = Disaster

Too many people think retirement planning is simple. Then years later, they find they don’t have enough money to retire on. How did that happen? They think you just throw some money into a savings account, with little regard Source
Posted On 19 Oct 2015

11 Ways Youre Sabotaging Your Retirement

By Stella Osoba Retirement isn’t as set it and forget it as it was in previous generations. Today, as traditional pension plans with defined benefits have given way to 401k plans with defined contributions, employees are bearing much more of the burden to fund their own...
Posted On 19 Oct 2015

Making Sense of Robo Tools for Advisors

When the first robo advisors appeared a few years ago, they seemed intent on cutting traditional advisors out of the equation. Their goal was to bring basic financial planning and investment management services directly to consumers through the Internet at a low cost. Members of...
Posted On 19 Oct 2015

Retiree Tax Bite Varies By State

In planning for retirement, one key factor to consider is your state tax burden. Some states are tax friendlier to retirees than others, but some states are also tax friendlier to certain types of retirement income. Whether you want Source
Posted On 19 Oct 2015

What You Need to Know About Enrolling in Medicare

A Medicare card is one of the best birthday gifts a 65 year old could wish for. But for a growing number of baby boomers, signing up for this most prized of gift cards can be a bewildering and Source
Posted On 19 Oct 2015

3 Great Freebies for Retirees

These days, retirees can enjoy a variety of senior discounts aimed at making their lives just a little more affordable. The savings can really add up. But in certain cases, older adults can score even better deals than senior Source
Posted On 19 Oct 2015

How to Shift From Saving to Spending in Retirement

Consider the following two options 1) You are 55 years old and have $800,000 today to cover your retirement spending, starting at 65. 2) You are offered $4,000 in monthly income, starting on your 65 th birthday and Source
Posted On 19 Oct 2015

6 Ways to Avoid Outliving Your Retirement Nest Egg

It may be the biggest worry of retirement How do you ensure that you don’t run out of cash before you run out of breath? The easy answer Source
Posted On 19 Oct 2015

Try This Spending Plan to Regain Control of Your Money

When most people draw up a household budget, they envision paying for a list of necessities and then using the rest of their income on “extras” that are important to them. Yet many of these well-intentioned people end up frustrated and disappointed when their carefully planned...
Posted On 16 Oct 2015