Category: Retirement

When Can We Retire? Answer This Question First
Sep 21, 2020
Dreaming of the endless hours of free time stretching out before you in retirement can be exciting and feel like a fantasy during your working[...]
9 Ways Retirees Can Earn Extra Income
Sep 14, 2020
The idea of retirement used to be sitting in a relaxing chair and reading a book or playing golf four days a week. Retirees today are much more[...]
Will I Get My Ex’s Benefits … and Other Social Security Questions
Sep 09, 2020
Social Security benefits are a crucial ingredient in many people’s retirement calculations. But determining how much you will receive in Social[...]
How to Determine Your True Risk Tolerance – and What That Really Means
Aug 24, 2020
Usually, finding profitable investments is the main thrust behind investing. Depending on your financial goal, your mix of individual stocks,[...]
What Does Rolling Over a 401(k) Mean?
Aug 03, 2020
We get this question a lot: If I decide to leave my job (for reasons other than retirement), what do I do with my 401(k)?
Before Giving to Charity, Ask Yourself These Questions
Jul 28, 2020
It’s admirable to want to help others, but there are a few questions you should ask yourself before you make a charitable donation. Not all[...]
What is an Emergency Fund? And Other Financial Planning Facts
Jul 13, 2020
Things may be going really well for you right now. You may be advancing in your job, your investments are rebounding and life, overall, may[...]
A Little 401(k) Education: Roth Versus Traditional
Jul 06, 2020
It’s safe to say that most working Americans have heard of a 401(k). Chances are, these same people have also heard of the terms “Roth” and[...]
Already Retired? 401(k) Help for Retirees
Jun 30, 2020
There’s an effort being made to find a better word than “retire” to describe the act of putting your working years behind you. 
Managing Your Own 401(k)? 5 Common Mistakes Made by DIYers
Jun 22, 2020
Defined contribution 401(k) plans are some of the best deals available to working Americans saving for retirement. The contribution limits are[...]