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The Stunning Problem With The 4% Retirement Income Rule In One Chart

Are you in the “retirement bubble”? The retirement bubble is the few years leading up to retirement and the first few years in retirement when your retirement nest ...
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MONEYWATCH Planning on retiring at 65? Most Americans retire far earlier — and not by choice

The median retirement age for Americans is actually 62, meaning that the typical worker is stepping back from their career three years earlier than expected, according to new research ...
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BlackRock unveils its answer to the looming retirement crisis

The asset management giant announced Wednesday that it has launched a new retirement income solution, LifePath Paycheck, now accessible within defined contribution plans. This innovative approach, which combines a ...
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Nine Lessons to Be Learned From the Hilton Family Trust Contest

This article discusses the contest of Barron Hilton’s family trust, which centers on changes made by Barron Hilton after the death of his wife, Marilyn. Barron gave 97% ...
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YOUR MONEY Some retirement savers can still get a ‘special tax credit,’ IRS says — but most don’t claim it

Some retirement savers can still snag an extra tax incentive for 2023. However, most eligible filers don’t claim it, according to the IRS. The retirement savings contribution credit, or “saver’s ...
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7 Low-Risk Investments With High Returns for Retirees

The S&P 500 is up 15.4% in the three months ending Jan. 23, while both inflation and mortgage lending rates seem to be coming down. Yet household costs remain high ...
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The 4% Retirement Rule Is Just a Starting Point

Ivanna Hampton: New retirees could kick off their golden years with a familiar number, 4%. A trio of Morningstar researchers analyzed starting safe withdrawal rates from an investment ...
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Americans have poor understanding of retirement income planning

Most respondents to a new study by the American College of Financial Services had a poor understanding of how to plan for the finances they will need in retirement. Results ...
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To save Social Security, they may come for your 401(k)

It looks like we had better ramp up our 401(k) and IRA contributions to the absolute max while we still can, folks. That means a full $30,000 this ...
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A 10-Year Checklist For Retirement Planning

Are you ready to retire? By 2030, one out of five Americans will be retirement age. Every Baby Boomer will be over 65, and the vanguard of Generation X ...
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