Investing is an overwhelming topic when you are starting out. It can be complicated and it can be risky. You want to protect your hard-earned money from losses. Just look at what happened in 2008-2009 ... Read More about Should You Invest Your IRA in a Savings Account or CD? For Most People the Answer is No.
Most of us grew up believing that retirement was about amassing a big nest egg and then withdrawing 4% annually after we quit working forever, happily visiting grandchildren and living in communities ... Read More about Will You Have to Push Back Your Retirement? Or Can You Retire on Time?
It seems like such a daunting task. The mountain climb to the summit of retirement is quite the hike with many obstacles that can send you tumbling down the trail. Knowing you might need to save $1 ... Read More about How Much Should You Save for Retirement Each Month?
The Roth 401(k) is a relatively new retirement investment option. It offers an interesting mix of two different types of accounts: the regular tax-deferred 401(k) and the Roth IRA. Is it the right ... Read More about Roth 401(k) – Advantages and Disadvantages of Investing in a Roth Account
Retirement planning in your 60s may be less about planning, and more about doing. You’re now beginning to enter the traditional retirement years, so this is more about fine-tuning your plans than ... Read More about Retirement Planning in Your 60s – Maintaining Your Retirement Plan
In a very real way, the heat is on when you are in your 50s and planning for retirement. In this decade of your life you are no longer talking about preparing for an event in the distant future. ... Read More about Retirement Planning in Your 50s – Preparing for Life in Retirement
As you move into your 40s, everything in life – including retirement planning – becomes more serious. You still have at least 20 years to fund your retirement, but the ultimate time horizon is ... Read More about Retirement Planning in Your 40s – Making Retirement a Priority
Retirement planning in your 30s is when your efforts should become more specific and more intense. This is true even if you began saving for retirement in your 20s, but even more so if you haven’t. ... Read More about Retirement Planning in Your 30s
Managing a large investment portfolio can be complicated, especially if your funds are scattered across several accounts. There are many reasons why this can happen - people change jobs more ... Read More about How to Manage a Large Investment Portfolio
On the surface retirement planning in your 20s can seem almost counter-intuitive. After all, you’re young and you have so many other things to do in your life - why start preparing for the end of your ... Read More about Retirement Planning in Your 20s -Start When You Are Young