Tag: retirement

How To Save For Retirement When Trying To Pay Off Debt

It can be tough to think about your future or retirement when you’re struggling with debt. It’s challenging to save up enough money to last throughout all of your retirement, but doing so with debt poses even more issues. Because of this, many people struggle with saving money while they pay off their debt. For […]

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The Exclusive Retirement Readiness Checklist

Planning for retirement should feel exciting and thrilling, not stressful and overwhelming. After working for the vast majority of your adult life, the prospect of living a carefree life while retired should help you to feel hopeful about your future as you get your finances and future budgeting in order. You can use this handy […]

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How To Retire On Very Little Money

Americans are notorious for being terrible savers. More than one-fifth of all United States adults have absolutely nothing stored away for retirement. Nearly four-fifths of all Americans are seriously worried that they will run out of savings before they pass away. Retirees, however, don’t actually need that much money saved up prior to leaving their jobs, kicking back, and relaxing. Most […]

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How Workplace Financial Wellness Programs Can Help

The 2018 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Employee Financial Wellness Survey found that 54% of employees are stressed about their finances. According to a Country Financial Security Index survey, 67% of Americans worry about their financial future, credit card debt last year hit a record high, and 44% of people can’t come up with $450 to cover an […]

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When Should You Start Collecting Social Security Benefits

Collecting Social Security Benefits For Retirees – The age at which an individual should begin collecting Social Security depends on his or her unique circumstances. The longer an individual can delay collecting, the higher the monthly benefit will be. Ultimately, however, the total amount collected will probably be about the same. Those who start collecting […]

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10 Financial Lessons You Need To Know Before You Hit 40

Learning to manage money and make good financial decisions does not come naturally to many people. Young adults are often tempted to put off these lessons until some future date, assuming they have many years ahead to earn an income and actually prepare for the future. Most of us have made some financial missteps along […]

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Should You Take Out A 401k Loan?

The High Cost of a 401k Loan – If you are a hard working person that has an emergency, new business venture, or a large purchase that you desire, you may be thinking about borrowing from your 401k plan. Generally, people can borrow money from their 401k plans after a certain amount of time if they […]

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How to Achieve Financial Independence

The Fourth of July is right around the corner. On this day, we are reminded of our Independence as a nation.  But what about our financial independence? The goal of financial independence is to be able to cover all of your living expenses for the rest of your life without the need of a full-time […]

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Retirement Calculator

Have you ever asked yourself “Do I Have Enough Retirement Money?” Many people ponder this important question, and it becomes more vital to seek an answer as we age. The sooner you start saving towards your retirement, the more money you will have once you actually retire. Who can benefit from retirement planning: Using a […]

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Consumer Credit Counseling for Senior Citizens

One of the many challenges of growing older is the fact that simple everyday tasks like balancing the checkbook and making out checks are becoming harder and more difficult to deal with. Sometimes a family member can help, but sometimes that is not the best solution. An unpaid insurance premium bill can turn into a […]

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