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Why Your Taxes Could Go Up in Retirement and How to...

Many people believe retirement means lower taxes. But just because you’re no longer earning a paycheck doesn’t mean the taxman's out of your life forever. And with major economic and demographic challenges on the horizon, it’s time to start laying the groundwork now for lower taxes in retirement.
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Why You Need a Taxable Brokerage Account in Addition to an...

Using a 401(k) or IRA is one of the best ways to save, but these accounts aren't sufficient for all of your investing needs. While they're...
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What is a Traditional IRA – Restrictions and Benefits

A Traditional IRA is very much like a Roth IRA except for the tax treatment. The Traditional IRA's key advantage is that it allows...
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11 Best Job Ideas for Retirees & Seniors

While at work, many of us dream of having time off to fill our days vacationing, playing golf, and relaxing with loved ones. But...
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3 Types of Savings You Should Have Right Now: Emergency, Retirement...

Money is a leading cause of stress, there's no arguing it. The almighty dollar worries us more than work, family, and even our health,...
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Military Retirement Pay & Pension Benefits (Explained)

Until recently, only career military personnel qualified for pensions. But everything changed in 2018. Thanks to the new blended retirement system, most service members qualify for some kind of benefit. But how does the new system work, and how does it affect lifers? Find out here.
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401k vs 403b – What’s the Difference in these Retirement Plans?

On my first day at my first job out of college, I was given a big packet of information about my benefits, including health...
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10 Reasons to Continue Working After Retirement

When you picture yourself in your golden years, are you sitting on a beach, hitting the golf course, or working behind a desk? For...
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What Is Inflation Definition – Causes of Inflation Rate and How...

In 1980 in the United States - just over 30 years ago - a new home in this country cost an average of $76,000,...
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What Is a 403(b) Retirement Plan – Contributions, Withdrawals & Taxes

Many people know they should contribute to a 401(k) account to secure an enjoyable, comfortable retirement. But if you work for a nonprofit, a...
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Sequence of Returns Risk – How It Can Make or Break...

Every day, roughly 10,000 American baby boomers reach retirement age. But are they financially ready for retirement? According to data compiled by Comet Financial Intelligence,...
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How to Withdraw from Your 401k or IRA for the Down...

Buying a home can be a big step towards securing your financial future, but saving for the down payment can be very time-consuming. However, if you already...