Calculating an approximate number of how much you'll need to save for a comfortable retirement is actually pretty easy, and doesn't take long to do. It's a simple, three-step process.
Carl's company (a real client of mine with names changed) designs custom furniture. He has about 25 employees. It's a family business that he took ove...
By pooling their resources as housemates, Golden Girls' hottie-of-a-certain age Blanche Devereaux and her homegirls Dorothy, Rose and Sophia keep on living the good life through retirement.
While the LGBT community is benefiting from increasing financial prosperity and legal recognition, many economic challenges hit us harder than they do for straight citizens.
By Cameron Huddleston, Columnist When you envision your retirement, what do you see yourself doing: Traveling to faraway places? I...
Many are understandably concerned about retirement. How will they manage it? Here's how: Don't retire. Retirement was last generation's goal. Ours needs to see through it.
Fewer and fewer working Americans it seems, including many homeowners, are facing the future feeling confident and ready for retirement. There is good reason for such anxiety owing to multiple factors.
Workplace retirement savings plans are one of the most effective tools workers can use to better prepare themselves for retirement. Taking the time to maximize your savings through your plan today can go a long way toward saving for the future. Consider taking the following steps to make the most out of your workplace plan.
My article last week ("How Retirees Can Avoid Running Out of Money: The Role of Longevity Annuities") discussed the longevity annuity as a tool for protecting retirees heavily dependent on a stock of financial assets against the risk of running out of money.
Financial fitness is more like a marathon than a sprint, and it takes dedication over the course of your career to see the results of your hard work. The process can be much more manageable if you take small steps that have the potential to add up to big results.
There are many more analogies between physical fitness and fiscal fitness. One thing I can guarantee is that if you stay on the couch watching TV you most likely won't see amazing results either physically or fiscally.
The President's actions following his final State of the Union will have an impact on the 50-plus set in the many years after he finishes his second term. Here are four takeaways for you and your family to keep an eye on in the future.
The media has changed its tone on reverse mortgages in recent months, namely after new laws passed that protect the homeowners and reduce the chance...
Baby Boomers, Today, I am putting you to work so grab some paper and a pencil. No, really, grab some paper and a pencil !!! Today is all about moti...
Recently I turned 62 but felt no panic in spite of nearing retirement age. You might think this is the bragging of a rich man. Hardly. In addition to Social Security my retirement will be only $350 per month. Why am I not in panic mode? It's because several years ago I did three things.
Retirees are becoming a larger part of the population while their capacity to fund retirement comfortably has been declining.