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How To Build Your Own Retirement Paycheck

As the CEO of a company whose mission is to help people secure retirement, I am obsessed with the unintended consequences of retirement planning and advice that focuses ...
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To Plan Your Retirement, Look Beyond The Online Income Calculators

We’ve all heard the problems with relying on numbers: garbage in, garbage out; liars figure, and figures lie; 87.2% of statistics are made up; and so forth. Yet ...
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7 Big Retirement Risks to Avoid

The biggest difference between yesterday’s retiree vs. today’s is the diminished defined benefit — or pension — plan replaced by defined contribution plans with ERISA of 1974(opens in new ...
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IRS: These are your 401(k) and IRA contribution limits for 2023

It may be time to up your 401(k) contributions. The IRS is increasing the limit by $2,000 for 2023, the agency announced Friday. Cost of living adjustments will ...
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Three Numbers You Need to Know Before You Retire

One of the more confounding issues that pre-retirees must wrap their head around is how to create a growing stream of income from their savings after their paycheck ...
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Retirement Planning: There’s A Wide Gap Between Expectations And Reality

There’s a significant perception/reality gap among most pre-retirees and retirees today. That’s one of the key takeaways from a new study published by the Stanford Center on Longevity ...
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Don’t even think about retiring until you have these 3 things completely paid off — your mortgage isn’t one of them

Millions of Americans spend their working days dreaming about retirement. Yet millions of Americans also may not take into consideration the crucial financial steps they should take becoming a retiree. While many ...
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Preserving Retirement Funds During Inflation

The current economic environment has many investors concerned about their financial future. The combination of high inflation levels and the recent bear market has caused some to wonder whether they will have ...
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Boomer’s remorse: Here are the top 5 ‘big money’ purchases you’ll (probably) really regret in retirement

Financial planners cite three retirement phases: Go-Go, Slow-Go and No-Go. In the Go-Go years, typically 65 to 75, healthy young retirees spend big on travel, hobbies and scratching ...
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45-year-old who retired with $3 million says ‘getting rich’ didn’t make him happier—here’s what did

In 2007, at 30 years old, I achieved a net worth of $1 million. I had saved 50% of my $150,000-per-year salary, invested 90% of every annual bonus, ...
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