Retirement

Your Guide to Living Comfortably in Retirement

Your Guide to Living Comfortably in Retirement

A comfortable retirement. We all dream of having enough money to live the way we want in our golden years. Getting there is the tough part because nobody is really sure how much they need to put away. If there were a crystal ball of some sort that could tell us what our life span was going to be then […]






by February 20, 2017 0 comments Retirement
702 Retirement Accounts Explained

702 Retirement Accounts Explained

Saving for retirement is all about keeping as much of your money as feasibly possible. That means protecting it from being whittled away slowly by fees, penalties, and taxes. It is that last one that most of us have the toughest time avoiding. Yet, we sure do try to find new and creative ways to do it. In fact, some […]






by January 20, 2017 0 comments Retirement
What You Should Know About Annuities Investing in Retirement

What You Should Know About Annuities Investing in Retirement

Annuities represent one of the more reliable passive income revenue streams that you can incorporate into your financial planning strategy. They require that you put up an initial investment of capital — the larger the better if you want to see a robust return on your money. Annuities aren’t much different than any number of other retirement accounts where you […]






by January 12, 2017 0 comments Retirement
What You Need to Know About Inherited IRA Rules

What You Need to Know About Inherited IRA Rules

You spend so much time planning for retirement. You save to ensure a bright and stable financial future. Additionally, you make the right moves with the intention of spending all that money you squirreled away for your twilight years. However, you may be surprised at how many people leave money behind. They pass away with a considerable amount of cash […]






by January 10, 2017 0 comments Retirement
How Much Money Do You Need to Retire Early?

How Much Money Do You Need to Retire Early?

Early retirement. How great does that sound? Just think about it – having the means and resources to quit your day job and bow out of the Rat Race much sooner than you expected. It’s a dream scenario that many of you likely play out in your heads over and over again, usually at your desk around 4pm on a […]






by December 17, 2016 0 comments Retirement
How Much Should You Be Saving for Retirement?

How Much Should You Be Saving for Retirement?

How much money do I need to retire? The question we all wish we knew how to answer. The reality is none of us really knows how long we’re going to be around so planning ahead for a stable financial future is fraught with variables. Retirement planning is not just an issue of life span, either.  As we get older the […]






by December 11, 2016 0 comments Retirement
Beginner’s Guide to 401(k) Plans and Knowing How to Invest

Beginner’s Guide to 401(k) Plans and Knowing How to Invest

Let’s face it, saving for your retirement can be a startling and confusing proposition. There is a wide array of options available, many of which are intimidating at first glance.  Not to mention the litany of rules and regulations that one must understand and comply with or you may find yourself losing your hard-earned money instead of saving it for the future. […]






by December 3, 2016 0 comments Retirement
How Much Should You Be Saving for Retirement?

How Much Should You Be Saving for Retirement?

Figuring out how much money to save for your retirement is one of the great mysteries of life. If it were easy, we would all likely be doing it far sooner than most of us actually do. It is no big secret that the sooner you start saving for the future, the better off you will be in the long […]






by November 28, 2016 0 comments Retirement
Best States to Retire

Best States to Retire

You are probably putting enough cash away so you live comfortably in the future, and making plans for how to spend your golden years. Retirement is something we all eventually dream of doing. Some of you may already know where you want to live, when you finally exit the workforce. Have you taken the time to really explore all your options? Sure, a […]






by November 23, 2016 0 comments Retirement
Retirement Savings Vehicles Explained

Retirement Savings Vehicles Explained

Putting money away for your future. It’s not the sexiest topic around, nor is it something many people think about before we turn 40. Why is that? Perhaps we don’t consider retirement to be so pressing at that age and we have other things on our minds that are far more important. It’s true that many of us may work […]






by September 7, 2016 0 comments Retirement