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Coronavirus Threat Set to Trigger a Massive U.S. Housing Market Crash

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A financial pullback from Chinese investors could mean a lasting impact on the U.S. housing market due to their considerable financial might. | Source: Photo by TIMOTHY A. ...
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Empower Institute: American Savers Have New View on Retirement

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American workers close to retirement and those who already have retired agree on one thing: the idea of retirement needs to be redefined. Retirement is no longer about ...
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The New American Retirement Plan

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Moving ForwardThe 401(k) system has reached its limit. There has been significant progress. Automatic-enrollment programs, default investments, and auto-escalation features have improved the early versions of plans. The ...
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Here’s the grade most Americans give themselves for retirement readiness

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If saving for retirement were graded, most Americans would want to hide their report cards. A majority would give themselves a “C” grade or lower, and a third of those ...
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Four Major Highlights Of The SECURE Act

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The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act, better known as the SECURE Act, was signed into law on Friday, December 20. The SECURE Act is one ...
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3 trends that could change your retirement plans in 2020

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The new year is upon us, and so are new retirement rules and plenty of new (or soon-to-be) retirees. This year already began with major changes, now that ...
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How to choose between a traditional 401(k) and a Roth 401(k)

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If you have the option to invest in both a traditional 401(k) and Roth 401(k) at work, here’s how to decide which account is better for you. Most ...
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Opinion: Numbers that older workers and retirees need to know in 2020

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A new year and a new decade begin next week. Whether you’re retired or still working, many changes are coming that could affect you—for better and/or worse. Here’s ...
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Managing Inflation Risk in Retirement

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Longer retirements mean inflation can put a serious dent in even the best-laid plans. You need an income strategy to help keep up with rising prices. While there ...
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7 Low-Risk Investments With High Returns in 2019

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Low-risk is a relative term when it comes to investing. The classic risk-free investment is Treasury securities, but even they carry some degree of price risk from changes ...
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