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One Way Retirees Could Pay 0% in Capital Ga...

May 11, 2017Comments off

Shutterstock photo Could your capital gains bill be lower than you think? Most people are surprised to learn that instead of a uniform rate, there

Improve Your Financial Life With These 5 Qu...

May 09, 2017Comments off

Shutterstock photo By Tyler Reeves, CFP® “What would a good day look like?” That’s one of five questions that Atul Gawande thinks people facing a

Is $1 Million Enough to Retire?

May 09, 2017Comments off

Shutterstock photo Understanding how much you need for your retirement isn’t easy. It may feel like all you know is that it’s a big number.

The First Thing You Should Do With Your Soc...

May 09, 2017Comments off

Shutterstock photo Whether you’re 20 years or 10 years away from retirement, it’s important to plan how you’re going to supplement your income and spend

Here's How Much $20 A Week In Retireme...

May 05, 2017Comments off

Shutterstock photo Even a small boost in your retirement savings can have a big payoff. The trouble is that most Americans don’t even try to

Will Your Savings Support Your Retirement L...

May 05, 2017Comments off

Shutterstock photo By Lex Zaharoff Our current retirement system places all the planning responsibility on your shoulders and requires you to navigate many uncertainties, including:

All Annuities Are Not Equal: Do Your Homewo...

May 05, 2017Comments off

Shutterstock photo When you say the word “annuity,” it seems the typical reaction is a wince. There might even be a slight gasp through gritted

Will Your 401(k) Retirement Deduction Reall...

May 04, 2017Comments off

Shutterstock photo What was all that hubbub about President Trump wanting to kill your ability to deduct your 401(k) retirement account contributions? Any such proposal

Women Will Have a Different Retirement: Pl...

May 04, 2017Comments off

Shutterstock photo About two years ago I was presenting a financial plan to a couple. Long-term care expenses are particularly hard to predict, not to

6 Social Security Hacks The Government Does...

May 03, 2017Comments off

Shutterstock photo More than $955 billion of Social Security benefits will be paid out in 2017, according to the Social Security Administration. Maximizing your take