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Good Planning Can Reduce the Chances of Taxes Hurting Your Retirement Funds

There are a lot of pieces to the retirement tax-planning puzzle, but lucky for you, that means you have a lot of options to help control your taxes. ...
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Fed sees stronger economy and higher inflation, but no rate hikes

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday sharply ramped up its expectations for economic growth but indicated that there are no interest rate hikes likely through 2023 despite an improving outlook and ...
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Here’s Where The 4% Withdrawal Rate Fails

A 4% retirement asset withdrawal rate remains the standard for financial planning, but it doesn’t hold up against every scenario. “The results provided by our research and models ...
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Women lag behind men in saving for retirement. The Covid pandemic has made it worse

When it comes to retirement planning, women are saving less than men. The coronavirus pandemic is only making it worse. Nearly three-fourths, or 72%, of women with investable assets ...
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Retirement Income: Where to Find the Best Yields for March 2021

Here’s some good news for income investors: Yields on benchmark 10-year Treasury notes have hit a pre-pandemic high. And here’s some bad: Interest rates remain near historic lows, ...
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Be Ready for Big Changes: 2021 Tax Planning

Some fear that these tax increases will be retroactive to January 1, 2021, which is certainly possible. The last time a significant tax increase was enacted retroactively was ...
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How much income will your 401(k) provide?

Retirement account owners have long had trouble translating the money in their 401(k) into income. That’s about to change. Read more at MarketWatch ...
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Comment: Navigating equity markets in the year ahead

We have just concluded a tumultuous year for asset markets. In March, equities endured volatility reminiscent of levels previously seen during the global financial crisis. What followed thereafter ...
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The Social Security tax cap kicks in at this salary figure in 2021

Some people are investing in their retirement without even realizing it. If you have a traditional job, you pay 6.2% of your salary per year in Social Security ...
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Opinion: How retirement planning needs to change in the new year

Considering annuities, insurance, new investments and delaying Social Security? Read more at MarketWatch ...
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