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Americans are massively underestimating how much they need to save to have the retirements they want.
Mistakes are common on taking required minimum distributions (RMDs) from retirement accounts, and the penalties are steep. Here’s how to avoid them.
Whether you want extra spending money or to bulk up your nest egg, there are plenty of ways for retirees to make $10,000, $25,000, or $50,000+.
More people are embracing aging, but most are not ready for retirement and, in many cases, they don’t even know what ready means.
It’s conventional wisdom to roll over your retirement assets from a 401(k) into an IRA when you leave a job. But that’s not always the right move.
Working an additional year beyond 66 provides 8% more annual income for 30 years. And the longer you delay retirement, the greater the effect.
The pattern that Americans show in saving money provides encouragement for people who don’t save enough.
Retirees are turning to deferred income annuities in droves to address concerns about market volatility and outliving their nest eggs.
Many Americans are reluctant to tap into their retirement funds even when they can afford to, making their lives more miserly than they need to be.
Making these financial mistakes could undermine your retirement.
If you've been divorced or are going through one now, your retirement may be a victim. Take these steps to protect your future.
Most people don’t know how much to save for a secure retirement. Don’t be one of those people.
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