Retirement

Everyone’s dream retirement isn’t the same, but there is no doubt that in every retirement dream, you, the main character, is living the sweet life. Learn some tips and advice on how to achieve the financial freedom that will let you retire in style.

Planning Your Retirement with Personal Capital
  • Planning Your Retirement with Personal Capital

Planning Your Retirement with Personal Capital

By |October 29th, 2016|

Personal Capital is a great platform for managing your finances, but when you look beyond the surface it offers so much more. It gives you the ability to keep track of all your financial accounts, and this is particularly useful if your money is more spread out. But you shouldn’t overlook its ability to […]

Preventing Retirees from Getting Cheated out of Their Social Security Payments
  • Preventing Retirees from Getting Cheated out of Their Social Security Payments

Preventing Retirees from Getting Cheated out of Their Social Security Payments

By |October 13th, 2016|

“Every year, people leave tens of billions of dollars on the table in terms of money that they’re entitled to, they could get if they made more informed claiming decisions about Social Security.”
Phil Moeller, co-author Get What’s Yours: The Secrets to Maxing Out Your Social Security.

“Americans leave $10 billion in unclaimed spousal benefits on […]

7 Retirement Tips for People in Their 20′S
  • 7 Retirement Tips for People in Their 20′S

7 Retirement Tips for People in Their 20′S

By |September 9th, 2016|

The following post was originally published on Wealthminder

For most people in their 20′s, retirement is an abstract thing to worry about some time in the future.  Because it is so far away, it’s easy not to think about it.  That would be a mistake.  Here are 7 retirement tips to help get  20 somethings on […]

Financial Planning – Your Investment GPS
  • Financial Planning – Your Investment GPS

Financial Planning – Your Investment GPS

By |September 2nd, 2016|

The following post was originally published on Wealthminder

A recent Wealthminder survey found over 70% of individuals don’t have a formal financial plan.  Most of these people wouldn’t dream of starting a project at work or making a major purchase without having a solid plan of attack.  So, why are they willing to leave their financial […]

Why Millennials Should Start Saving for Retirement
  • Why Millennials Should Start Saving for Retirement

Why Millennials Should Start Saving for Retirement

By |September 1st, 2016|

Compared to earlier generations, Millennials are having a difficult time adjusting to life as adults. The Great Recession of 2007 has delayed their ability to start a career, which has also hindered their ability to save for retirement. And it’s not just the younger generation that has been affected by this change in the […]

7 Retirement Planning Tips for People in Their 40′S
  • 7 Retirement Planning Tips for People in Their 40′S

7 Retirement Planning Tips for People in Their 40′S

By |August 19th, 2016|

The following post was originally published on Wealthminder

Have you recently woken up, realized you are no longer in your 20′s or 30′s, and decided it’s time to get serious about your retirement planning?  If so, here are a few suggestions for how to get yourself on the right track.
Give yourself a check-up
The first thing you […]

8 Simple Steps to Pick a Retirement Plan
  • 8 Simple Steps to Pick a Retirement Plan

8 Simple Steps to Pick a Retirement Plan

By |August 10th, 2016|

The following post was originally published on Wealthminder

Figuring out which retirement plan is right for you can be a daunting task.  By following the 8 steps below, you’ll be well on your way towards making a smart decision.
1. Determine how much you will save
The first thing you need to do is figure out how much […]

Will Long Term Care Expenses Consume Your Estate?
  • Will Long Term Care Expenses Consume Your Estate?

Will Long Term Care Expenses Consume Your Estate?

By |August 5th, 2016|

WITH THE LARGE AGING POPULATION OF BABY BOOMERS CONTINUING DOWN THEIR LIFE’S PATH, LONG TERM CARE AND HOME HEALTH CARE CONTINUE TO BE HUGE CONCERNS
What I find when dealing with clients from all over the country is that very few of them have all their gears working together; this makes for a very unbalanced […]

Bad News: You Will Absolutely Need to Save More to Retire Comfortably
  • Bad News: You Will Absolutely Need to Save More to Retire Comfortably

Bad News: You Will Absolutely Need to Save More to Retire Comfortably

By |July 19th, 2016|

This is a guest post by Passive Income Dude at www.passiveincomedude.blogspot.com

Hello everyone,

I hate to bring bad news, but there is something going on around you, something you may have missed until now, but it is something we absolutely can no longer overlook as responsible individuals and investors.  If you have a family you are […]

Retirement Fears Keep Americans up at Night
  • Retirement Fears Keep Americans up at Night

Retirement Fears Keep Americans up at Night

By |July 19th, 2016|

By Jim Poolman

Are you worried about outliving your savings? Are thoughts of a retirement without basic necessities like healthcare coverage causing you stress?

If so, you’re not alone. A new survey from the Indexed Annuity Leadership Council (IALC) shows that many Americans are anxious about their retirement. According to the survey, Americans’ top 3 retirement […]