Retirement

3 Credit Cards for Retirement Investing

3 Credit Cards for Retirement Investing

3 Credit Cards for Retirement Investing

Advertiser Disclosure The age of the pension has swiftly declined since the 1980s, and more Americans than ever before must invest in their own retirement. Retirement planning and investing is crucial, as it can help you get through your golden years comfortably. When you have many other financial obligations, it can be difficult to set... Read More

The Widow or Widower’s Guide to Social Security Benefits

The Widow or Widower’s Guide to Social Security Benefits

The Widow or Widower’s Guide to Social Security Benefits

Advertiser Disclosure The loss of a spouse is devastating, and in that situation, the last thing you want to worry about is money. Unfortunately, as a widow or widower, money is often one of the most important things to think about. And Social Security benefits are usually one of the first—and trickiest—financial resources to navigate.... Read More

What to Do If Your Company Doesn’t Offer a Retirement Plan

What to Do If Your Company Doesn’t Offer a Retirement Plan

What to Do If Your Company Doesn’t Offer a Retirement Plan

Advertiser Disclosure The ability to divert part of your paycheck to an investment account and build a nest egg is a huge advantage in the grand scheme of life. In fact, much of the American workforce relies on employer-sponsored retirement plans to do so. But while we think of retirement accounts as part of a... Read More

How to Save for Retirement Without Your Employer’s Help

How to Save for Retirement Without Your Employer’s Help

How to Save for Retirement Without Your Employer’s Help

Advertiser Disclosure Saving for retirement is easy to put off, but delaying ultimately can make your life harder. Even if your work does not provide any retirement savings plan, you can still make it happen. It may seem frustrating to watch your friends add up their matching 401(k) contributions, but you do not have to... Read More

A Simple Way to Invest Your Retirement Savings

A Simple Way to Invest Your Retirement Savings

A Simple Way to Invest Your Retirement Savings

Advertiser Disclosure Americans, we have saved $21.7 trillion for retirement in our 401(k) accounts, IRAs and pensions, says AARP. It’s a humongous amount. Just one problem: Experts say it’s nowhere near enough. No wonder funding your own retirement is intimidating. And many of us feel unprepared for, or are frightened by, the task of managing our money,... Read More

How to Talk Retirement With Your Spouse

How to Talk Retirement With Your Spouse

How to Talk Retirement With Your Spouse

Advertiser Disclosure Imagining retirement, like dreaming of vacation or if you win the lottery, can be fun. But what if you and your spouse are picturing very different things? Getting on the same page with your significant other early on can help you to plan a successful retirement. Talk About Goals You and your husband/wife/partner... Read More

Will You Ever Be Able to Save Enough for Retirement?

Will You Ever Be Able to Save Enough for Retirement?

Will You Ever Be Able to Save Enough for Retirement?

Advertiser Disclosure With the stock market still in roller coaster mode and more and more companies reducing or eliminating retirement benefits, many people—from Boomers and Generation Xers to savvy Millennials—are facing the fact that they need to seize control of their retirement financial plan. And they need to do it sooner rather than later. Boomers... Read More

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