Healthcare Costs in Retirement

Dec 14, 2015 by

The average American 65-year old retiring now will pay $583 per month in healthcare costs. In 5 years, that expense will more than double… read this for even more scary stuff about Americans’ healthcare costs in retirement.

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Benefit of Saving $5,500

Nov 23, 2015 by

Hey: if you want to buy groceries, electricity, and gasoline when you stop working, you need to sock away some cash while you have paid employment. Social Security isn’t going to cut it. But if you need more motivation to save than avoiding being poor and miserable when you’re old, have a look at this.

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It’s Not About the Latte

Sep 15, 2015 by

Do these 5 crucial steps to build your nest egg and drink all the lattes you want.

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Latest Stock Meltdown(s!)

Aug 27, 2015 by

Feeling panicky about your stock investments? Maybe that’s because you have good reason.

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Financial Success, Guaranteed!

Aug 17, 2015 by

Nothing’s sure in life. But embrace these 3 money ideals, and you’ll get as close as you can to guaranteeing money success.

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Another Wall Street Fleece

Aug 4, 2015 by

Let’s say after cumulative contributions of $25,000 during your working years, in retirement you’ve withdrawn over the last two years all of a brokerage account’s balance—$60,000—to pay retirement living expenses. You’ll have to cough up $35,000 if Madoff-style fraud thenbankrupts the brokerage.

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$200,000 Windfall! Now What?

Jun 2, 2015 by

A couple hundred grand you weren’t expecting just fell into your lap. Should you retire? Take a year off work? Buy a one-way ticket to Belize? Buy Apple stock? Pay off the mortgage? Buy gold? Stash it under your mattress? Give some to your kids?

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Build Wealth WITHOUT Stocks

May 29, 2015 by

If you’re convinced you must buy stocks or risk retiring on a cat food diet, then the money management industry marketing machine has done its job! Good news: there IS an alternate view!

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Retired at Age 40!

May 26, 2015 by

Here’s a guy, now in his mid 50s, who retired a few months shy of his 41st birthday. How did he do it, and how has his life been going since?

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How’s Your Financial Well-Bein...

May 18, 2015 by

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has figured out what makes up personal financial well-being. How do you rate?

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