If you decide you hate your new digs, you can move again without a hassle.
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Actuaries use present value to calculate the worth of future payouts. But people who wouldn't know a calculator from a remote control can use it, too.
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Impressive credentials following an adviser's name may represent not much more than attendance at a weekend seminar.
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Plenty of adventurous retirees set up housekeeping full-time or part-time in Europe, Latin America, Asia or other parts of the world.
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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.
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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