A big part of planning for retirement is determining exactly what you’re going to have to count on, financially, when you stop drawing a regular paycheck. This includes pension plans, your savings, earnings from investments, etc. If you’re 10 years away from the date you want to retire, many experts...

Most parents plan on paying for their children’s expenses up to age 18, and many also make a plan for helping with college expenses. However, according to a survey by Bankrate.com, parents are now going beyond college and helping with expenses of their adult children, which is putting some parents’...

The Baby Boomers are no longer inching toward retirement. A majority of them have already entered into early to late stages of retirement, while the youngest of the generation is only a decade away from turning 65. Those in this generation should have solid goals set in planning for retirement, but...

Budgeting? Go Ahead and Drink That Latte

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Here are some insights from Dan Danford, author/contributor for Investovedia, that can help you on your path to serious freedom. (And your path to serious coffee).  View the original link here.

One of the toughest aspects of personal finance is balancing longer-term goals against the realities of t...

Lincoln Financial Group shed some light recently on a topic regarding women and financial planning. The “Love and Responsibility Survey” shows that most women have good intentions, but seven in 10 say they’re not doing a good job planning for the family’s financial future.

So, what’s holding them ba...

Planning for Retirement is About More Than Money

by Jessica Lyonford on

“The best time to plant an oak tree is 20 years ago. The second-best time to plant is today.” That’s a phrase often used to describe planning for retirement, and it’s 100% correct. Yet there is so much going on in peoples’ lives that keep them from jumping on the opportunity to begin the planning.

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Don’t Stop Working at 65, Because the Best Is Yet to Come 

Age 65 is a milestone year for most people — it’s the age at which they see themselves ceasing the career and entering into retirement. But is it really a good idea to stop working then? Dan Danford, founder and CEO of Family Investment Cen...

 

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