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3 Tips To Make Your Money Last Through Retirement

If you’re like most people, the idea of your money running out before you die can keep you up at night. It’s a huge worry, of course, but there are ways to ensure you keep cash flowing, even after you retire. Check out these tips to keep your bank account flush. Have a Spending Plan Before you do anything, sit down and make a plan for retirement. I...Read More

What Will You Receive in Lifetime Social Security Benefits?

Social Security is a tricky little entity. It’s a good one, we get steady monetary payments throughout retirement, but the details are somewhat elusive. For example, it’s difficult to budget your retirement if you don’t know how much you have to work with – what’s your monthly income? Social Security is an important lifestyle factor, so getting an ...Read More

Successful Entrepreneur Starts a New Business at Age 75

Think you’re too old to embark on a business venture? Tom Chappell, of Tom’s of Maine fame, doesn’t think so. The 75 year-old sold off his all-natural dental line to Colgate in 2012 for a cool $100 million. Considering those details, the then 70 year-old could enjoy a very comfortable retirement. Instead, he’s embarked on a new venture, starting fr...Read More

How Much Money Should You Have Saved by The Time You Retire?

One of the most put off expenses for working adults is retirement savings. The period of time we spend working is more than forty years – that’s a long time to save! During the first years of work, entry level paychecks barely cover basic expenses, which means it’s not easy, or even feasible, to save for retirement. While this is understandable, wh...Read More

5 Ways Tech Is Changing Retirement

Key Points The latest technological advances are making it easier to age in your own home Many health issues can be remotely monitored, rather than relying on in-home help Help protect your (or your parents’) accounts with customizable alert technology There was a time when growing older meant relying on family or hired help to assist with health, ...Read More

These super star musicians are retiring this year

There’s a surprising trend in the music industry in 2018: some of the world’s most legendary musicians are calling it quits. In their late 60s to late 70s, these musicians are feeling the effects of a slowing body and the pull of the families they so often leave behind while on tour. To commemorate their retirement, all are giving one last hurrah. ...Read More

Weighing Social Security Income During Retirement

As you get closer to retirement age, you’re probably taking a peak at the Social Security statement. Will it be enough? Most seniors find relying Social Security benefits alone don’t nearly cover all expenses. In fact, some even have to pick up a job again so they can make ends meet. That idea may not bother you now, but when you finally hit the re...Read More

5 Retirement Income Strategies for Near-Retirement Workers

It’s a tricky thing to maneuver retirement income, but at some point we all have to do it, preferably before we leave our jobs. As we approach retirement, we may be wondering exactly how much longer we need to work, and if we’re really prepared for managing the money we’ve spent our careers stowing away for such a day. It’s a lot of pressure. But l...Read More

Tax Reform: How the New Tax Law May Impact You

Recently, Congress passed a new tax reform bill. Analysts at Ameriprise Financial have identified some areas that may affect taxpayers now and in the future. Tax rates and brackets The law reduces tax rates and adjusts income brackets for taxpayers, including individual filers and married couples filing jointly. However, the number of individual ta...Read More

5 Things To Know About Returning to Work After 50

There’s nothing more daunting than a job search. In any normal situation, looking for work is exhausting, disheartening, and challenging. When you’re returning to the workforce, particularly over 50, you come across even more hurdles. Your age, your intimidating resume, and the fact that technology is moving at a speed that even the gainfully emplo...Read More

4 questions to answer before you retire

After decades of hard work, it’s tempting to reach towards your retirement years a little early. But don’t quit your job just yet. There’s a lot to consider when debating retirement, and with people living longer than ever, you really want to be sure you’re ready before you pull the trigger. It’s a lot easier to stay working, than it is to go back....Read More

Younger Boss? 5 Tips for Surviving and Thriving!

We’ve all thought about it at some point in our careers, the situation that many workers fear: a younger boss!  Have you experienced it yet?  Here’s a reality check from the world of work: guess what’s much more common after 50, older boss or younger boss? According to Pew Research, as of 2015 Millennials became the largest single generation in the...Read More

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