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How a Divorce Can Affect Your Retirement

How a Divorce Can Affect Your Retirement

Divorce can be hard on many levels. One of the things that can be crucial is the financial split of the couple’s assets. These assets include retirement benefits and investments. Figuring out how benefits should be divided, or if they are even able to be divided, can be a minefield if not navigated properly. It […]

It's Not Too Late For Retirement Resolutions

It’s Not Too Late For Retirement Resolutions

The first month of 2018 is behind us but it is not too late to take stock of various aspects of our lives. One of the primary areas that is commonly reviewed each year is personal finance. If you are thinking about retiring within the next few years or longer, you may want to create […]

Bitcoin and Your Retirement Portfolio

Bitcoin and Your Retirement Portfolio

Did you hear about the people that are mortgaging their home to invest in Bitcoin? It seems that as more and more people become interested in Bitcoin, that more people are thinking about adding it to their portfolio. With the recent major price increase of this cryptocurrency, there seem to be two opinions; one side […]

Are You Afraid To Retire?

Are You Afraid To Retire?

When a person thinks of retirement, they can have a thousand things running through their mind. They are sometimes met with a mix of emotions about the situation that they are going to be in. On one hand, retiring means that you get to sit back, relax, and enjoy the fruit of your labor. This […]

New Year Retirement Resolutions

New Year Retirement Resolutions

As we enter a new year, it is a good idea to consider the resolutions you might be planning. You might want to do things like exercise more often or drink more water. However, you ought to also consider saving for retirement and reaching any other financial goals that you might have as well. Remember, […]

Medical Debt and Your Retirement

Medical Debt and Your Retirement

The start of a new year can have you thinking about your health.  Joining a gym can be a goal for some as we head into 2018 but if you are planning for retirement, there is another side of health that needs to be considered; medical debt.  We sometimes forgo the care we need because […]

Holiday Scams and How To Avoid Them

Holiday Scams and How To Avoid Them

The holiday season may be the most wonderful time of the year, but it’s also when there are the most holiday scams.  For many some consumers, it can be easy to fall victim to various scams as they attempt to shop for gifts. When you want to protect yourself and your pocketbook, there are a […]

Year End Contribution Reminders

Year End Contribution Reminders

Retirement planning today can ensure you have the funds to live comfortably in retirement without worrying about going back to work. IRAs, HSAs, ira 401k rollover, and other accounts allow you to multiply your savings with unique tax benefits not available with other accounts.  One way to maximizing the amount you have when you retire […]

How Big Will Your 2018 Social Security Check Be?

How Big Will Your 2018 Social Security Check Be?

The weather is getting cooler as 2017 is drawing near. We can all feel it. If you’re like many older Americans on a fixed income, you like to do a little planning ahead. If you’re wondering how large your Social Security check will be during 2018, your wait will be over soon. This month you […]

Military Unveils New Retirement System

Military Unveils New Retirement System

The United States Armed forces will unveil its new retirement planning system January 1, 2018. The new Blended Retirement System, or BRS for short, has so far drawn mixed reviews from those that understand it and puzzled looks by the many that do not. The changes to the system are discussed below and will hopefully […]

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