5 Signs You Are Ready to Retire Early

Want to retire early? You’re not alone. For many Americans, the ultimate dream is to retire young, when they’re in good health and still able to enjoy a long and fulfilling retirement. Retiring early can be rewarding, but it’s not for everyone....

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Can a Millennial Mindset Boost Your Retirement?

Graduation season is here again. Do you have a young family member who is graduating from high school or college this year? Members of the current generation of graduates are known as Millennials, a group loosely defined as those born between the mid-1980s...

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Preparation Tips for Filing Your Tax Return

It’s that time of year again. Tax Day is right around the corner, and if you’re like most Americans, you’re probably feeling a little stressed out. Many Americans use software to file their own returns. While software can be helpful, it still doesn’t...

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3 New Year’s Retirement Resolutions

As you near the end of your career, it’s important to take time to make sure your retirement strategy is sound. The final years of your career may be your last opportunity to strengthen your plan, save more money and address any looming risks. Time is...

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Answer These 3 Questions to Find the Right IRA for You

One of the most effective ways to boost your retirement savings is to regularly contribute to an IRA. Even if you’re already contributing to your 401(k) or other employer-sponsored retirement plan, an IRA can offer an additional level of tax-advantaged...

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How Will You Pay for Your Parent’s Long-Term Care?

Much has been made of how much financial support baby boomers provide to their adult children. However, there could be another form of financial aid that is straining the budget for retiring boomers. It’s financial support for their parents, specifically...

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4 Steps to Kick-Start Your Retirement Income Planning

It doesn’t have to be this way. Just because you haven’t started saving yet doesn’t mean you can’t save enough to someday retire or at least scale back to part-time work. In fact, time may be your greatest asset. If you’re decades away from retirement age,...

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Do You Need Permanent Life Insurance in Retirement?

If you’re approaching retirement, you may be in the process of developing a budget and determining which expenses you can drop after you leave the working world. Many retirees look for ways to reduce costs by downsizing, transitioning to one car or cutting...

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