The gender wage gap has remained remarkably stubborn for decades and, inevitably, becomes a significant shortfall at retirement. In 2020, women made 83 cents for every dollar earned by men, according to ...Read more Comments Off on This is what women must do to overcome the retirement savings shortfall, says a financial pro
Find calmer seas with a retirement plan that includes safe income and eliminates the sour stomach that comes with market corrections. Read more at Kiplinger ...Read more Comments Off on Choppy Market Impacting Your Retirement Income Plan?
As an economist, pulling punches isn’t in my DNA. So, I’ll be blunt: For most Americans, early retirement isn’t just a decision to take the longest vacation of their lives — ...Read more Comments Off on A Harvard-trained economist says ‘early retirement is one of the worst money mistakes’—here’s why you’ll ‘regret’ it
Now that’s more like it. Older Americans scraping by on meager increases in their Social Security checks the past decade will reap a relative windfall next year. The ...Read more Comments Off on Social Security cost-of-living increase will boost benefits 5.9% in 2022 as inflation spikes
Social Security is a significant source of income for many retirees, but people often misunderstand even basic concepts behind this government program. Nearly 90% of American adults say ...Read more Comments Off on 6 Things Many Americans Get Wrong About Social Security
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 ...Read more Comments Off on The Social Security tax cap kicks in at this salary figure in 2021
Considering annuities, insurance, new investments and delaying Social Security? Read more at MarketWatch ...Read more Comments Off on Opinion: How retirement planning needs to change in the new year
Congress raided Social Security, and that’s why the program’s trust fund is running dry. At least that’s what many people believe about why this popular retirement program is in ...Read more Comments Off on This Common Myth About Social Security Simply Isn’t True