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How to Inflation-Proof Your Retirement as Prices Continue to Rise

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The reopening of the economy means that consumers are finally spending more money on goods and services, driving inflation up to 5.3% in August compared to a year earlier. In ...
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Types of Annuities and How they Work

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The Main Types of Annuities Generally speaking, there are two basic annuity types, immediate and deferred. The main difference between them is your payout options. With an immediate ...
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Fill Your Retirement Income Gaps – and Then Some

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When drawing up your retirement income plan, you need to be prepared to cover these three different income gaps. If you don’t, you’d better be ready to cut ...
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6 Things Many Americans Get Wrong About Social Security

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Social Security is a significant source of income for many retirees, but people often misunderstand even basic concepts behind this government program. Nearly 90% of American adults say ...
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3 costs you can’t avoid in retirement, no matter how hard you try

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In retirement, taking care of yourself and your family should be your top priority, and that will come with expenses. However, those expenses don’t have to take you ...
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Retirement Planning Tip: Try A Six Month Drawdown Instead Of Monthly

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We are creatures of habit, especially when it comes to finances. Even looking back at your first allowance, likely that you received it on a regularly scheduled day ...
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3 Strategies to Avoid Running Out of Money in Retirement

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For a financially sustainable retirement that could last 30 years or more, here are three ways to help manage your risks and avoid financial roadblocks in your golden ...
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Planning for retirement? You should also plan for inflation

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Whether retirement is two years away, 10 years away or three decades away, inflation will affect how you save and spend your money in the future — that’s ...
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8 inflation tips for your savings, investments and retirement planning

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This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org. As we’ve all noticed, inflation has been on the rise lately — the Consumer Price Index rose from 1.6% at the end of ...
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Why Today’s Retirees Need to Pursue Tax-Minimization Strategies

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IRAs are the name of the game for today’s retirees. While they come with helpful tax breaks for savers, pulling money out in retirement comes with major tax ...
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