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Hidden Obstacles That Keep People From Retirement

Shutterstock photo More than 50 percent of Americans will retire broke, according to a 2017 GOBankingRates study. And another 19 percent have less than $ 100,000 in the bank, which might not be enough to see them through their golden years. PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER ABOVE TO READ COMPLETE ARTICLE If yo… Latest Articles in Retirement

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Top 10 Tips for a Meaningful Retirement

Shutterstock photo By Nicholas Hopwood, CFP® PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER ABOVE TO READ COMPLETE ARTICLE Retirement is a major life transition, but its stages are predictable. Sadly, most people don’t think it through all the way. Many retire simply because they hate their job or as soon as they have enough money. Before they retire, they work… Latest Articles in Retirement

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Avoid Mistakes and Penalties with the ABCs of RMDs

Shutterstock photo Most people spend years accumulating money in various tax-deferred retirement plans — 401(k)s, IRAs, 403(b)s, etc. Investing for retirement this way is convenient, there’s often some kind of matching contribution from your employer and these plans reduce the amount of income tax paid during your working years. SEE ALSO: <a href="http://portal.kiplinger.com/quiz/retirement/T055-S014-the-re… Latest Articles in Retirement

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Disaster relief: Should you borrow from your 401(k)?

The effects of a natural disaster can be felt long after the storm has passed. And, while it’s a sad truth that many things cannot simply be rebuilt or replaced, we must still look to the future-at our own pace. Because we still have futures to enjoy and protect. Many people ready to rebuild after a devastating natural disaster, like ...

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Retirement Planning: Separating Fact from Fiction

Shutterstock photo By Eric C. Jansen, ChFC® Planning for retirement, well the saving part anyway, seems to be one of those things far too many of us put off doing or make a half-hearted attempt at setting a meaningful amount of money aside to be able to retire someday. Instead, we use “alt… Latest Articles in Retirement

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