When it comes to retirement planning, the 401(k) has been the gold standard. But is it the only game in town? Fortunately, the answer is no. Let’s take a closer look at the options, and help you decide which one is right for you.
The e-book, “The Retiree Next Door,” sheds light on how successful retirees saved and planned for their golden years.
Although vacationing during the cold winter months is exciting, it’s important to take care of all the mundane details before leaving your home for a significant amount of time. Nobody wants to worry about the safety of their home while vacationing, and you won’t have to if you take these steps.
We all want retirement to come sooner rather than later. Though it would be nice to retire at 55 or 60, it’s important to be realistic when deciding to put your working years behind you. Let’s take a look at the pros and cons of early retirement!
Most people know that they should contribute to their company-sponsored 401(k) retirement fund. However, many people don’t know when they should begin or how much they should contribute to this fantastic saving tool. Here’s what you need to know about contributing to your 401(k).
Are you retired? Are you planning to retire sometime in the near future? With such a major life change, it’s necessary to be a little more careful with your finances. Here are some cost-saving methods to help you get a better control on your post-retirement finances.
I’m saving for both retirement and college – my two-year-old daughter’s college. Right about the time she’d be putting her cute little hand out for some college money, I’ll be getting ready to retire. Here’s how I’m saving for two very different goals at the same time.
Are you new to the working world? If so, the single best piece of advice I can give is to contribute to your employer’s 401(k) program. What’s a 401(k) program, you ask? And why should you contribute? Both good questions. Read on to learn more.
According to the United States Department of Labor, less than half of America's citizens have taken the time to figure out, let alone save up the amount of money they will need for their retirement, which is typically about 20 years in length.
For many young Americans, turning thirty represents a huge milestone; as people begin to live longer, the time that we’re “allowed” by society to remain footloose and fancy free has begun to extend well into our twenties. But alas, this prolonged adolescence can’t last forever. As we Millennials begin to approach age thirty, the pressure to get our lives in order starts to get dialed up. So if your days as a twenty-something are numbered, seriously think about taking these three important financial steps as soon as you can.