Planning for Retirement When You’re 10 Years Out

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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...

On the Road to Financial Wellness

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Did you know the word “wellness,” while having been coined in the 1600s, didn’t really appear in the American lexicon until the late 1970s? It defines a lot more than physical wellbeing. Today, wellness lends itself to a number of meanings, including financial wellness, which is about everything...

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...

Planning for Retirement … Later

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Has the idea of retirement become “artificial”? Think about it – at what age will you stop working? Will you stop working for real? For some people, retirement really does mean that they’re quitting the career they built up their whole lives and living solely off of what they’ve saved over the...

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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