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4 Things to Look for in a Tiny Retirement Home

Moving into a tiny home can be uniquely appealing to certain retirees who are seeking to downsize their lives in a big way. After all, compared with a traditional full size house, a tiny home is more affordable to Source
Posted On 17 Apr 2016

The Weirdest Thing I Did to Save Money

When it comes to saving money, personal finance bloggers are the experts. After all, they’re the ones who really understand how important every single dime, penny and nickel can be when it comes to building savings. In fact, some of these experts take saving money so...
Posted On 15 Apr 2016

My Wife and I Just Used the File-and-Suspend Tactic to Boost Our Social Security Benefits – by This Much

“Aw shucks,” or words to that effect, came out of my mouth last November 1 when I learned that Congress had voted to abolish the file and suspend Social Security claiming strategy we at Kiplinger had been recommending for Source
Posted On 15 Apr 2016

Save for Retirement, Then Tackle Debt

Every day we hear from people who are diligently paying down their student loans — and ignoring their retirement funds. This has got to stop. Yes, debt can be costly, but failing to save for retirement ultimately will cost far more.  Here’s why: Matches: When there’s a company...
Posted On 15 Apr 2016

10 Tips for Women to Start Investing

“My biggest advice to women who want to save more money is to make more money,” said  financial expert Nicole Lapin , the winner of’s 2015 Best Money Expert competition. “When you stop looking at your financial life as something of deprivation and more of...
Posted On 15 Apr 2016

The Social Security collection strategy that expires soon

A Social Security collection strategy used by many couples to maximize benefits will not be available to new users on April 30. This tactic, known as File and Suspend, allows the higher earner of a couple to file Source
Posted On 15 Apr 2016

10 Ways to Save for Your Retirement in Your 30s

If you’re a 30-something, you should have already started saving for retirement. But if you haven’t, it’s not too late — you can start today by socking away whatever you can set aside. And for those who have been saving for retirement, that’s great — but now is the time to...
Posted On 15 Apr 2016

Millennials Rate Quality Of Work Life Over Pay

A majority of millennials say improved quality of work life is more important than financial benefits when it comes to evaluating a job offer. That’s one of the findings of the 2016 Fidelity Investments Evaluate a Job Offer study released last week. Almost 6 in 10 (58%) of...
Posted On 15 Apr 2016

Boomers Retirement Confidence Hits All-Time Low

Baby boomers are less confident than ever that they will have enough money for a secure and comfortable retirement, according to a new study that highlights the key role advisors can play in helping clients plan for their post-work years. In the Insured Retirement...
Posted On 15 Apr 2016

Fight Back When Drugs Are Denied

You make a routine trip to the pharmacy to fill a prescription. But the pharmacist tells you your Medicare drug plan won’t cover the drug. You walk away with no medication and no clear explanation about why you were Source
Posted On 11 Apr 2016