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Three signs you’re ready to retire

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.  Many people don’t have much choice about when they retire. Illness, job loss or caretaking responsibilities push them out of the labor force, ready or not. But some people have the opposite problem: They do have a choice, and yet they can’t quite bring themselves to quit […]

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How to Retire Early

Wondering how to retire early? Lots of people would like an early escape from the rat race, whether it is to travel, pursue a passion project, start a business, volunteer, or just stop working. However, retirement planning is tricky enough when you plan to work until your full retirement age. It is even more so […]

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Top 3 Fears Americans Have About Retirement – and How to Combat Them

retirement fears While many Americans idealize retirement as sitting on the beach and traveling with loved ones, the crushing reality is that many people cannot afford that life in retirement. A recent survey from the TransAmerica Institute gathered data on the top fears that Americans have about retirement. You may find that some of them […]

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Annuity vs. Perpetuity

Compass pointing to “INSURANCE” Annuities and perpetuities are insurance products that make payments on a fixed schedule. An annuity makes these payments over a fixed period of time and then ends. A perpetuity makes these payments indefinitely. Here’s what you need to know about these insurance products. Estate planning can be complex, partly because your […]

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How Much Do I Need to Retire?

A key part of retirement planning is to answer the question: How much do I need to retire? The answer varies by individual, and it depends largely on your income now and the lifestyle you want in retirement. Knowing how much you need to save “by age” can help you stay on track and reach […]

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The 4% rule is being debated — again — but here’s what you should do

The 4% rule — which suggests retirees withdraw 4% of their retirement savings every year for living expenses — may be too high, according to the latest analysis of the popular strategy.  Retirement Tip of the Week: Don’t just assume you need to withdraw 4% in retirement because it’s been a general rule of thumb […]

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How Much Money Do You Need to Retire?

How Much Money Do You Need to Retire While there may not be a more common or consequential financial question then “how much money do I need to retire?,” there isn’t a one-size-fits-all answer. One person’s retirement income needs will be different from the next, depending on their circumstances and goals. Though, it’s worth noting […]

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