Online calculators can help you estimate your life expectancy and determine how much money you'll need to retire.
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The presenter mentioned that he sells annuities. He encouraged us to make an appointment for a free one-on-one consultation.
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Couples need to discuss their expectations for retirement—and figure out a compromise when those goals do not align.
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Spending on food drops in retirement, not because retirees are eating less but because they have more time to shop and compare prices.
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The average couple who retires at age 62 will spend $17,000 out-of-pocket on health care each year until they enroll in Medicare. Can you afford to make the leap?
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Of all the possible strategies, the idea of working longer and saving less appeals to me the most.
If a job seems unpleasant at 61, it can seem downright intolerable at 62 because now you have the option of taking Social Security.
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Spending too much on your kids now could mean they'll end up having to support you later.
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First, consider that any cost projected out over several decades is bound to look daunting.
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Local leaders are recognizing the benefits of providing services that allow people to stay in their homes and communities.
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Supreme Court ruling opens door to tax breaks, health coverage and retirement benefits.
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Employees who rely on low default contribution rates set by employers may end up with an insufficient nest egg.
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In cohousing communities, residents own their units but share a common house to socialize and enjoy meals.
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The $3 million cap sounds reasonable, but that's before doing the actuarial math.
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Today's retirees have more than two and a half times the retirement assets of retirees some 30 years ago.
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For me, the first step was to see how much more I could carve out for my retirement savings.
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Studies show that most women don't plan for retirement -- and ultimately pay the cost.
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There are many simple ways to reduce spending without diminishing your quality of life.
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Fully half of the retirees surveyed this year said they left the workforce earlier than planned.
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If your pension plan gives you a lump sum option, get two or three opinions before taking the money.
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Many economists fear inflation will come roaring back soon. These strategies can shield your retirement income just in case.
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Longevity insurance will provide you income in your much-later years for a smaller cost now.
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Bucking the 401(k) trend, one union moves to a new type of defined-benefit plan in which employers and employees share the risk.
Upgrade with universal-design features that will help you as you age. It's all about convenience now, and saving money and safety later.
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Even in the early stages of dementia, financial skills can be diminished. These steps can help protect you or a loved one -- and a retirement nest egg.
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Yes, creating wealth by investing in equities is important. But in old age, you can't 'eat a rate of return.' Managing downside risk matters just as much.
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Pulling up a lifetime of stakes and retiring where it's warm and sunny may be a tempting prospect. But think again.
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When the time comes to tap your tax-deferred retirement accounts, Uncle Sam will be waiting for his share.
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Workers approaching retirement -- and many current retirees -- should plan to sock away more money for future health care costs.
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Corporate pensions went from holding $250 billion in excess funds to being underfunded.
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Instead of honing in on a total amount to save for retirement, workers should start considering how much monthly income their savings will generate.
Slaughtering sacred cows is essential to stabilize this cornerstone of retirement.
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Emerging economies around the world are rolling out the red carpet for U.S. emigrants.
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Average debt is spiking amongst older Americans, and that could spell trouble for many people's plans to retire.
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