Category Archives: Retirement Planning

Retirement Planning Resolutions for 2018

Common resolutions include things like losing weight or quitting a bad habit like smoking. You may resolve to keep in better contact with family and friends or perhaps perform better at work. As you’re sorting through potential resolutions, don’t forget about retirement planning. Nearly two-thirds of Americans say they are concerned about not having enough […]

4 Steps to Kick-Start Your Retirement Income Planning

It doesn’t have to be this way. Just because you haven’t started saving yet doesn’t mean you can’t save enough to someday retire or at least scale back to part-time work. In fact, time may be your greatest asset. If you’re decades away from retirement age, you still have time to save and grow a […]

Divorce After 50: How to Protect Your Retirement

Are you facing a divorce late in life? According to new research, you’re not alone. The Pew Research Center recently found that divorce rates for people age 50 and older have doubled since 1990. Divorce rates among those over age 65 have tripled during that same period.1 There are a variety of reasons why couples […]

Think Twice Before Making These Big-Ticket Retirement Purchases

While seemingly small lifestyle changes, like eating out less often, can have a big financial impact, it’s often ill-advised large purchases that can do the most damage. By simply avoiding these large-scale cash outlays, you may be able to significantly reduce your risk of running out of money in retirement. Are you one of the […]

3 Reasons Why a Roth Conversion Might Be Right for You

As you approach retirement, you’re likely looking for ways to reduce your expenses and maximize your income any way you can. You may be considering downsizing, delaying Social Security or even working part time in retirement to improve your financial stability. There’s one other strategy you may want to consider, especially if you have a […]