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2014/09/30 09:50
2014/09/30 09:50
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It’s become fashionable these days for advisers to warn retirees and pre-retirees to set aside enough money to pay for health care in their golden years. Folks might be better served if they were...
2014/09/30 09:50
2014/09/30 09:50
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2014/09/28 12:53
2014/09/28 12:53
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For years, Sasha Firman worried that her students were moving through high school unprepared for the world ahead of them. Her language students needed help with basic grammar, spelling, punctuation —...
2014/09/25 16:17
2014/09/25 16:17
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Which health-care choices you make come open-enrollment time could lead to healthier finances in retirement. Health savings accounts and health reimbursement accounts, usually meant to cover...
Read more at Entrpreneur, CNBC
2014/09/25 13:19
2014/09/25 13:19
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Some financial experts tell people they shouldn’t pay off their mortgage even as they are heading into retirement. During a recent online chat, I received the following note from a reader: “I got a...
2014/09/24 15:32
2014/09/24 15:32
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That retirement you're looking forward to in five years: Be prepared for it sooner than you expect. Numerous surveys have shown that people think that they are going to retire later than it happens....
2014/09/24 14:13
2014/09/24 14:13
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Ask just about anyone near retirement age if they think they will have plenty of money to last through retirement and you're likely to see their insecurity. A new study by the Center for Retirement...
2014/09/22 10:49
2014/09/22 10:49
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Owning your home outright gives you more control over your expenses. There are some good reasons for carrying a mortgage into retirement. After all, mortgage rates are low and you may be able to...
2014/09/22 10:49
2014/09/22 10:49
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Dmitry Kalinovsky / Shutterstock.com Many of us save for retirement, vacations and sometimes a little treat for ourselves — but when it comes to some expenses, we miss the mark. A survey released...
2014/09/19 16:49
2014/09/19 16:49
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Each day, roughly 10,000 baby boomers turn 62—the average age at which people actually retire, according to a recent Gallup poll. By some estimates, there are more retirees living in our midst than...
2014/09/18 21:57
2014/09/18 21:57
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The United States is enjoying one of the best stock market surges in its history. But the phenomenal gains in recent years are going mostly to white, college-educated individuals who are already...
2014/09/18 18:04
2014/09/18 18:04
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Largest Expense for Most Senior Citizens is Maintaining a Home Health care cost is number two for older Americans, reports new study...health care expenses can be heavily skewed towards the end of...
Read more at Senior Journal, CNBC
2014/09/18 15:16
2014/09/18 15:16
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Our daily roundup of retirement news your clients may be thinking about. Retirees who want to invest a portion of their cash holdings may consider short-term bond funds instead of money markets,...
2014/09/13 14:48
2014/09/13 14:48
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Many firms that seek to increase employee motivation and tenure are able to do so by rewarding their workers with shares of company stock. This method of compensation can benefit both employees and...
2014/09/10 15:17
2014/09/10 15:17
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GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Great-West Financial,® which recently completed its acquisition of the J.P. Morgan Retirement Plan Services large-market recordkeeping business and is...
2014/09/10 13:15
2014/09/10 13:15
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Is a Health Savings Account an IRA in Disguise? For healthy people with a neat row of financial ducks and plenty of cash, health savings accounts, or HSAs, could be a retirement gift from the tax...
2014/09/10 03:54
2014/09/10 03:54
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... TODAY) -- Health care costs are a big concern for people going into retirement, but the costs of long-term care can still be a shock. Here are a few facts: • 70% of people over 65 will need...
2014/09/08 04:03
2014/09/08 04:03
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Forget the big number you’re aiming for in your 401(k). The retirement savings industry wants you to instead think about the monthly paycheck the account can generate. In other words, the thinking...
2014/09/02 16:57
2014/09/02 16:57
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Robert Hopkins, regional executive at the Little Rock Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, minced no words in a May 9 guest column on the Democrat-Gazette’s Voices page, writes Eric...
2014/09/02 10:15
2014/09/02 10:15
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Dallas Salisbury spends the better part of his time at work researching the probabilities of retirement success for American workers. So when Salisbury, the chief executive of the Washington,...
2014/08/31 15:19
2014/08/31 15:19
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Forty years after President Gerald Ford signed the first comprehensive pension reform bill into law, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act has produced successes and failures. The impetus for...
2014/09/30 09:50
2014/09/30 09:50
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