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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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Why More Women Need to Take a Seat at the Money Table—and How Men Can Help

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The role of women in the management of family finances has had a dismal record in past decades. Traditionally, men have taken the lead in earning and spending ...
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Climate change is impacting retirement plans. How older Americans are adapting

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The threat of climate change is shifting some older Americans’ retirement plans. Extreme weather such as hurricanes, flooding, freezing temperatures and wildfires has prompted some to rethink where ...
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How President Biden’s Tax Proposals Could Affect Your Retirement Plan

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Biden’s proposal would equalize the tax benefits of saving for retirement by instituting a refundable tax credit for contributions into a traditional retirement plan such as a 401(k), ...
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Fed says stock market boom, ‘ebullient’ investors warrant caution

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Booming stocks, internet-driven “meme” investments and the black box of hedge fund financing pose increasing risks as the U.S. economy emerges from the coronavirus pandemic and investor appetite ...
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Should I pay off my mortgage early?

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There are a lot of factors to consider when deciding whether to pay your mortgage off early. Before making any financial decisions, make sure you step back and ...
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What is an Early Retirement Age?

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According to the Social Security Administration, the traditional retirement age is 65. It begs the question: what is an early retirement age? Retiring a few years early might ...
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Helping Americans’ Retirement Plans Recover From COVID

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Many Americans say it will take two or three years to repair pandemic damage to their retirement savings, due to job loss or emergency retirement withdrawals. Read more ...
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