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5 Common Medicare Mistakes to Avoid

Medicare will cover a significant portion of your health care costs, but it’s not free. It’s complicated, too. Here are some common mistakes to avoid. 1. Failing to sign up for Medicare because you aren’t receiving Social Security benefitsIf Source
Posted On 28 May 2015

Rolling Over a Traditional IRA to a Health Savings Account

In your article 50 Ways to Cut Your Health Care Costs , you mentioned rolling funds from a traditional IRA to a health savings account. Can I make this transfer without tax or penalty before age 59½? You don’t Source
Posted On 28 May 2015

Should You Save for Retirement or Pay Off Your Mortgage?

Q My wife and I are 56 years old and we plan on retiring at age 64. We have good incomes, our kids are now self supporting, and we would like to hit retirement (in 8 years) with our Source
Posted On 28 May 2015

Will a Pension Impact my Social Security Benefits?

For more Social Security insights, visit our Retirement Center http investing planning retirement income social security strategies USR 4431 Source
Posted On 28 May 2015

10 Immediate Steps to Start Planning for Retirement in Your 40s

By Paul Sisolak for John Lennon once sang, on the cusp of middle age, “Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans” — a familiar tune for anyone nearing the big 4-0 who’s been trying to save money for retirement....
Posted On 22 May 2015

Supreme Court Sides with Retirement Savers Over 401(k)s

The nation’s highest court has handed retirement savers a victory in a case that casts a spotlight on 401(k) fees. In a decision on Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court kept alive a case filed by 401(k) participants who argue Source
Posted On 21 May 2015

To Retire, I Need How Much?

Some retirement guides scares the daylights out of you. They contend you should have much more saved by now than you do. Sometimes, though, they miss crucial factors, so you shouldn’t be so alarmed. Recently I shared the following chart on Source
Posted On 20 May 2015

IRA Rollovers: Tighter Rules

We often hear the term rollover in connection with retirement accounts. One frequent type of rollovers occurs when you leave a job and roll your 401(k) over to an individual retirement account or a Roth IRA . But beware Source
Posted On 20 May 2015

The Best Money Advice My Dad Ever Gave Me

My father, who my sisters and I have always lovingly called Papa, enjoyed a long and happy career. Now he gets to enjoy the fruits of his labor a long and happy retirement (hopefully). To reach this major milestone Source
Posted On 20 May 2015

3 Retirement Savings Choices

We’ve all been there scratching our heads wondering what to do with all the retirement savings accounts. Too many choices can be overwhelming, until you step back and realize that there are actually only three questions. Once you know Source
Posted On 18 May 2015