Successfully Saving for Retirement is Only Half the Journey

The strategies you used to get to retirement probably won’t work once you’re there. You’re going to need to chart a new course. Income planning changes greatly as you near retirement. The strategies and tactics you...

Top Wealth Creation Strategies For Financial Success

We are living today in the greatest age in all of human history. There have never been more opportunities for wealth creation and for you to achieve more of your goals, both personal and financial,...

Should I Be Tempted to Invest in Bitcoin?

The recent eye-popping gains in the crypto-currency are hard to ignore, but the proposition may not be as sexy as it sounds. If you’ve been watching bitcoin prices lately, you already know they’ve made a record-setting...

Simple Wealth Creation Strategies

My niece has become focused on becoming rich. She tells me about her friends who are from rich families. She shares her ideas of what it means to be rich, and then she quizzes me...

Financial Triage for the Suddenly Single

Here are the first steps to take when you’re picking up the pieces. When you become solely in charge of your financial future by death or divorce, the decisions you face likely seem overwhelming. The flood...

Ways To Save On Baby Costs

So you’re expecting? Congratulations! A new baby is an exciting event in one’s life (how’s that for understatement of the year!). In preparing for the little one’s arrival you’ll start to think of all of...

Domestic Partners

Biggest Challenge: Making the world see you as a pair A few decades ago, unmarried people were those who hadn’t found true love, or gay couples who were legally prohibited from tying the knot. No longer....

Social Security Changes Coming in 2017

About Planning to Retire Senior editor Emily Brandon tells you how to get ready financially for retirement and to make your golden years the best they can be. Social Security beneficiaries will receive a slight increase in...

Tips for Achieving Financial Security

When it's time for you to retire, will you be able to afford it? Almost all of the research conducted on the subject, over the last few years, shows that most individuals are unable to...

Retire with Money: How a Roth Conversion Can Help You Pass on More Wealth

THIS WEEK'S RETIREMENT NEWS, INSIGHTS AND ADVICE How a Roth Conversion Can Help You Pass on More Wealth For most people, a Roth IRA is all about saving money after tax. But Roths offer another big advantage:...

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