Americans are living longer these days. That's a positive thing in theory, but from a retirement-planning standpoint, it can be challenging. After all, there's a difference between needing your retirement savings to last 20 years versus 30 years or more.
After a lifetime of hard work, you’ve earned your retirement—and all the benefits that come with it, including Social Security. But if you’re retiring before your full retirement age and have other sources of retirement income, you may want to put off applying for your Social Security benefits. Here’s why.
Estate planning is an extremely personal process, not a one-size-fits-all endeavor. When an individual has no close relatives (other than perhaps a spouse), the decisions required to prepare an estate plan can sometimes feel overwhelming.
Did you know that Social Security offers family members survivor benefits? Learn more about this valuable feature.
Olympic Gold Medalist, Mia Hamm once said: “my coach said I run like a girl. I said if he ran a little faster, he could too.” With that simple statement, she redefined the word “girl” to mean something more encouraging and inspiring than its historical connotation.
If you inherit an IRA, you must follow the timing rules for withdrawing money from the IRA or face a stiff penalty. Read further to learn more about your options.
Great news for all you retirement savers out there, the IRS says you will be able to contribute more to your retirement accounts in 2019. These changes to individual retirement accounts like 401(k) plans, Traditional IRAs and even Roth IRA are part of the annual inflation adjustments made by the IRS. Larger retirement contribution can mean lower tax bill. Not to mention more income in retirement.
You have the potential to make retirement the next exciting chapter in your life. Are you ready?
Are you ready to retire? If you hope to retire in 2018 there are a few steps you'll need to take before riding off into the sunset.
Building a healthier financial life means striking a balance between living for today, while preparing for tomorrow.
Retiring on a fixed income is common—and it doesn’t have to be a burden. It just takes some planning, which is something you’ve been doing all along to make the most of the money you earn.
Our goal is to help people think differently about retirement. And on a nice day in the park, we did just that with an #OrangeAid stand, two crates of oranges, 20 gallons of juice, and a fifth-grader named Savannah who happens to be thinking about retirement already.