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Is Your Retirement Portfolio a Tax Bomb?
retirement planning A warning to high earners and super savers: That massive 401(k) or traditional IRA that you worked so hard to build may become a big problem in retirement, resulting in huge tax bills and Medicare surcharges. Here’s what you need to know, and what you can do about it.
Should You Help Out Your Adult Kids Financially?
Of course you want to assist your kids, but reaching into your own financial future could harm prospects for you both. What can you do?
For Money and Meaning, Retirees Embrace Tutoring
After the pandemic hindered education, schools need tutors more than ever before. Retirees have an opportunity to give back, connect and make some money.
By Katherine Reynolds Lewis • Last updated
Medicare Costs to Go Down in 2023
Lower-than-expected spending on an expensive drug and other things means beneficiaries will pay less next year.
By Elaine Silvestrini • Last updated
Year-End Financial Checklist: Prepare Now, and You’ll Have Time to Adjust
The sooner you figure out where you’re at, the sooner you can jump on making changes without stressing later.
By Julie Virta, CFP®, CFA, CTFA • Published
Expecting an Inheritance? Consider Coordinating Your Estate Plan with Your Parents’
Doing some ‘upstream’ planning now will take the guesswork out of what’s coming your way.
By David Handler, J.D. • Published
Investing Portfolio Peace of Mind, Now and in Retirement
The stock market soars, and then it takes a nosedive. When it does, remember: Disciplined investors will do best.
By Janie Kelly, RICP • Last updated
Retirement Planning: One Size Doesn’t Fit All
For the most important financial decision of your life, you need a plan that’s tailored especially for you, rather than simply following rules of thumb.
By Jerry Golden, Investment Adviser Representative • Published
A joint Kiplinger-Athene poll reveals a new way of defining retirement security
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The Divorce Gap: Unique Retirement Issues for Women Over 50
The shocking loss of income and retirement savings that disproportionately affect divorced women is a big challenge – especially for those over 50.
By Stacy Francis, CFP®, CDFA®, CES™ • Published
4 Steps for Managing Income Withdrawals in Retirement
Investing for Income How Roth IRA conversions can help you minimize your taxes in retirement, extending the life of your savings.
By Kyle Hammerschmidt, Investment Adviser • Published