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4 Things to Consider in Retirement to Make Your Money Last

In the years leading up to retirement you can keep your financial focus pretty simple It s all about working and accumulating money In the years leading up to retirement you can keep your financial focus pretty simple It s all about working and accumulating money But the closer...
Posted On 20 Feb 2017

9 Smart Strategies To Maximize 401k Contributions

If you use a 401k properly, it can be a great retirement savings vehicle. With employer matches, automatic deposits, diversified investments and relatively high contribution limits, a good 401k plan almost forces you to do what comes so hard to many Americans — saving and...
Posted On 14 Feb 2017

What to Do If Youre Divorcing Your Valentine

Are you stuck in an awful marriage and just the thought of Valentine s Day makes you cringe Are you stuck in an awful marriage and just the thought of Valentine s Day makes you cringe SEE ALSO Most Overlooked Tax Breaks for the Newly Divorced SEE ALSO Most Overlooked Tax Breaks...
Posted On 14 Feb 2017

Why Your First Social Security Check May Be Smaller Than Expected

Delayed retirement credits to boost Social Security benefits accrue month by month after you reach full retirement age which is 66 for those born between 1943 and 1954 If you rack up the maximum allowed by waiting until age 70 your first check will deliver the full power of those...
Posted On 14 Feb 2017

5 Tips for Investing in Your 30s

In your 20s, funding your 401(k) might have sounded like a good goal … for your 30s. Now that your 30s are here, you may be nervously noticing the countless articles on the virtues of investing in your 20s . This isn’t one of those articles. Yes, you’re probably too old now to go...
Posted On 14 Feb 2017

How Much Money Do You Need to Retire?

InvestorPlace InvestorPlace Stock Market News Stock Advice amp Trading Tips The most important question that investors ask themselves is 160 how much money do they need to retire There are several things to consider in order to answer this question I Source
Posted On 13 Feb 2017

Bowing To Trump, Labor Department Acts To Delay Fiduciary Rule

In response to President Trump s demand that the Department of Labor DOL restudy its proposed fiduciary rule 160 which could lead to revision of or killing the rule 160 DOL took the first step along that path on Thursday The DOL officially notified the Office Source
Posted On 13 Feb 2017

Why Trumps Move to Dismantle Rule Protecting Investors Isnt a Bad Idea

On Feb 3 the Trump administration signed an executive order that may derail a rule that the Department of Labor DOL had planned to implement to help protect retirement savers Briefly rather than being forced to take on the role of fiduciary that the DOL rule would ve demanded...
Posted On 13 Feb 2017

Retirement Planning? Couples, Mind the Age Gap

An age difference in your relationship doesn’t just mean your favorite bands are from different decades. As you approach retirement together, that age gap becomes a factor in decisions about when you retire and when you take Social Security, and in planning how much money you...
Posted On 10 Feb 2017

6 Steps to Retire When You Want

For some the idea of retiring early is a dream nurtured over decades For others it s the realization that they could walk away from their career right now and manage just fine For still others it comes as a virtual smack upside the head from a financial planner who asks why they...
Posted On 10 Feb 2017