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Not all retirement plans are equal. Find out the ones that work best for you.
The most important thing is to be realistic about your goals.
It’s vital to be fully prepared before you retire, and even make some room in your plans for the unexpected.
The spousal IRA allows a spouse who did not have earned income to contribute to an IRA.
What happens if something happens to you? You’ve done your job only if you’ve put a protection plan in place.
Along with knowing your rights under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, you should know your debts and credit account listings.
If you want to maximize every dime of your Social Security money, you need a strategy.
Using the file and suspend option isn’t just for couples looking to earn delayed retirement credits while receiving a spousal Social Security benefit.
Inflation impacts seniors differently. The Department of Labor measures that with an experimental CPI index for the elderly called the CPI-E. Is it better?
Taking on a roommate helps both the homeowner and the roommate financially and may allow the homeowner to age in place longer.
New legislation offers a tax credit for working adults that pay for the care of their parents without requiring that the parents be the child’s dependents for tax purposes.
It’s important to have paperwork in place, including durable financial and medical powers of attorney along with living wills, health care directives and convenience accounts.
Retirement income needs change at different life stages, ranging from the go-go years to the no-go years.
It’s better to come to grips with an eventuality by looking at the basics of estate and life planning.