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6 Best Investments for Retirement Planning

Baby boomers are the first generation of a new retirement era with the burden of saving the bulk of their retirement income and making...
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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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Income vs. Wealth – What’s the Difference?

"Income" and "wealth" have incorrectly become synonymous in American culture. While the two concepts often go hand in hand, using the terms interchangeably is...
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What to Do with a $100,000 Cash Windfall

Everyone dreams of it - receiving a windfall of cash either from a long-lost relative, a winning lottery ticket, or through a will from...
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How to Tap into a Roth IRA for College Savings &...

If you have children at home who hope to go to college someday (or someday soon), it's important to plan ahead financially. College tuition...
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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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6 Best Low-Risk Investments as You Near Retirement

With age comes wisdom - or, at least, so those of us who are approaching the age of retirement hope. For many people, wisdom...
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Should I Cash Out My Retirement Account to Pay Off Debt?

It’s hard to get ahead when thousands of dollars in debt is diverting your money and attention from investing and building wealth. That leaves many borrowers wondering if they should raid their retirement accounts. But that can come with a lot of downsides — and there are better alternatives.
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Early Retirement Planning: 6 Best Tax Efficient Investments

Early retirement...most of us want it, but few actually have the motivation and the know-how to get it. Just like a regular retirement, at or...
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Roth IRA vs. Traditional IRA – Differences in Rules & Limits

Americans have several options to save for retirement in tax-sheltered accounts, notably in individual retirement accounts (IRAs). These accounts come in two types: traditional and Roth IRAs. What's the difference, and what are the rules and limits for contributing to each? Find out here.
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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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7 Factors That May Affect When You Retire – Reasons to...

In 2010, a Pew Research report indicated that three out of every four members of the workforce expect to keep working for pay after...