Articles in Retirement


It Was Twenty Years Ago Today….

11/1/2013, 4:29 pm from BlackRock in Investing, Retirement

In 1993, Harrison Ford was being chased all over Chicago by Tommy Lee Jones, people were reading about the bridges of Madison County, and the very first phone to phone text message was sent… Read More


See the World With a House Sit or Exchange

10/31/2013, 8:32 am from Kiplinger in Personal Finance, Retirement

Retirees Pat Lee and her husband, JD, love visiting new places for extended periods. In the past 22 years, to stretch their travel budget and see the world, they have swapped their Mesa, Ariz.,… Read More


Five Alternative Investments For Small Investors

10/30/2013, 9:32 am from NerdWallet in Investing, Investing Ideas, Commodities, Retirement

Investors are increasingly turning to alternative investing to supplement the lackluster performance of fixed-income securities and find greater returns than equities. With little or no… Read More


Man on Market Street: What is the Core of Your Portfolio?

10/29/2013, 6:00 am from BlackRock in Investing, ETFs, Retirement

Click to learn more about the iShares Core Builder Tool … Read More


Tighter Rules on Reverse Mortgages

10/28/2013, 8:32 am from Kiplinger in Personal Finance, Retirement

Seniors shopping for a reverse mortgage will find the rules for these loan products are getting tighter. That means borrowing costs are increasing and loan amounts are shrinking. And some cash… Read More


Here’s a Secret about Retirement: None of Us Know

10/22/2013, 2:56 pm from BlackRock in Investing, Retirement

Every year, BlackRock surveys over one thousand active defined contribution participants about retirement and their workplace retirement savings plans. Sometimes the survey confirms assumptions… Read More


Poll Finds Veterans are Likely Losing Out on Social Security Benefits

10/21/2013, 8:06 am from Kiplinger in Personal Finance, Retirement

A new survey of U.S. veterans, conducted for the Kiplinger Washington Editors, finds that a high percentage of vets are unaware of how to get an estimate of their Social Security benefits, and… Read More


Why Conventional Wisdom Is Wrong When It Comes To Investing

10/18/2013, 3:21 pm from NerdWallet in Investing, Investing Ideas, Business, Retirement

For many situations in life, old adages and clichés can be extremely helpful in making decisions.  Sayings like “Rome wasn’t built in a day” or “even God took a day off” are easy ways… Read More


3 Inflation Rates Future Retirees Should Know

10/18/2013, 2:20 pm from BlackRock in Investing, Retirement

Here's some sobering news you may or may not be aware of If you kept your retirement savings in cash, a dollar you socked away for retirement today won't be worth a dollar down the road.… Read More


Free Social Security Advice for U.S. Veterans

10/16/2013, 8:45 am from Kiplinger in Personal Finance, Retirement

To celebrate Veterans Day, Kiplinger's Social Security Solutions will offer recommended claiming strategies free to all U.S. military veterans. "The goal," explains Knight Kiplinger,… Read More

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