Today we’re getting an inside look at some of the world’s most unconventional retirees. They worked hard throughout their careers – saving, investing and providing for their families – but instead of throwing in the towel after their last paycheck, they took a chance and started a new adventure.
When you’re in your 50s, it’s important to assess your financial health as you are not only in your peak earning years, you’re also about 10-20 years away from retirement, making it all the more important. The Zing blog has assembled financial experts from across the country to weigh in on the key points you should focus on in this decade of life to ensure a comfortable retirement.
So you’re ready to retire, but your spouse is not. This can cause some serious stress in your marriage, as well as significant financial problems. Before you decide to take the plunge into retirement before your spouse is ready to join you, take a moment to consider the struggles that come with it.
Rolling over your retirement funds into another retirement account will let you stay in control of your savings when you switch jobs. You can get the details here.
If retirement is an option for you in the next few years, it’s important to pick the best time for you. The year and month you retire can greatly affect your benefits and vacation pay, and can have implications on your Social Security benefits and taxes. Here are several considerations to carefully weigh out.
Retirement is something you try to prepare for as best you can, but with so much uncertainty in the market and your personal future in general, planning can be tricky. How do you know when it’s time? We’ll find out.
Whether it be investing in a portfolio, investing in the future of your children and grandchildren, or even investing in that trip to Versailles and Madrid, it’s important to know that your financially savvy days don’t have to end in your golden years. After all, they’re called golden for a reason.
The e-book, “The Retiree Next Door,” sheds light on how successful retirees saved and planned for their golden years.
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).