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Five Steps to Take when Illness Interrupts Your Retirement Planning

The last year has had the world focused on COVID-19 and its implications not only on how we live day-to-day, but potentially on how we may live in ...
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How to Prepare for Retirement After Age 60

There is still time to improve your retirement finances in the years leading up to retirement. By reviewing how much you have saved and thinking about how much ...
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5 Ways To Pay Long-Term Care In Retirement

Long-term care (LTC) is expensive. Even bottom-of-the-barrel care can break the average retirement income plan. The problem is exponentially worse for married couples who face increased odds of ...
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How to Inflation-Proof Your Retirement as Prices Continue to Rise

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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3 costs you can’t avoid in retirement, no matter how hard you try

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

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

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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What is an Early Retirement Age?

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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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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Mastering The Last Five Years Before Retirement

For many people, retirement has always seemed like a far-off goal. With the Coronavirus lockdown, I’ve seen an uptick in people getting more serious about setting a retirement ...
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