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The longer you wait to start receiving payments, the bigger your monthly check. But here are other factors you’ll want to consider.
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It’s tough-love time: If you’re lucky enough to have a 401(k) plan, and you’re not filling it to the max, you’re making a rookie mistake.
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Not a bear or a bull, today's market zigs and zags and can confuse us all.
See More On: Markets | Financial Planning
Especially when you're approaching or in retirement, you want to be sure you're working with the right professionals; asking them these five questions should help.
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Review this retirement-planning checklist to help you figure that out.
See More On: Saving for Retirement
Some of the costs associated with saving and investing are patently obvious, but there are others that can be quite well hidden.
See More On: Saving for Retirement | 401(k)s | Financial Planning
If you’re worried about all the political and economic changes ahead, you’re not alone, but there are some reasons to take comfort, too.
See More On: Politics | Investor Psychology
Remember to consider your withdrawal strategy, unexpected life events and your health when approaching retirement.
See More On: Making Your Money Last
With so much uncertainty in the markets, having a well-diversified investment portfolio is especially important.
Once you're in the distribution phase of your financial life, you need to focus on preserving your wealth by managing risk and being tax efficient.
See More On: Making Your Money Last | Financial Planning | Tax Planning
A fear of outliving your savings is bound to put a damper on your retirement years.
See More On: Annuities | Making Your Money Last
Before you make big moves with your savings, investing or inheritance plans, take a breath and weigh the likely consequences.
See More On: Tax Planning | Tax Prep & Filing
You don't necessarily have to take big risks to reap big rewards; a low-volatility investing strategy may be best for you.
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While you're still in the honeymoon phase, you and your new spouse should get on the same page about how to handle your money together.
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Depending on the type of account you use, you can score some good tax advantages on top of your savings.
See More On: 529 Plans | Family Finances | Paying for College
No investment is completely safe. You need to understand the risks in your portfolio.
See More On: Investor Psychology | Financial Planning
You may need to adjust your strategy during crunch time in order to successfully reach the end zone.
See More On: Financial Planning | Saving for Retirement