Articles in Retirement


4 Tax Traps That Can Hijack Your Retirement

You work, you pay taxes. By the time retirement finally rolls around you probably think you would be due for a tax break. Small chance. Taxpayers between the ages of 55 and 65 paid 18% of all... Read >>


Another Rule of Thumb: Debunking the 80% Income Replacement Rule

I've taken a look at several retirement rules of thumb on The Blog, including the 3% rule, the 4% drawdown, and the bond to equity allocation ratio , and found that they may not necessarily be... Read >>


How to Pay Yourself in Retirement

After decades of regularly stashing away a good chunk of your income for retirement, it’s only natural that you’d want to use your savings responsibly. While most of us are familiar with healthy... Read >>


Strategies to Pay for Retiree Health Care Costs

When you draw up a retirement spending budget, you're likely to account for utilities, car insurance and lawn care. But have you given the cost of health care a hard look or are the numbers too... Read >>


Advice For Late-Blooming Parents

By Jennie L. Phipps for First-time parents who are in their 40s and 50s face some retirement-planning issues that are different from those generally encountered by people who got... Read >>

Jim Cahn

Eight Investing Fears to Avoid When Making Investment Decisions

Fear is one of our most primal feelings. When harnessed correctly, internal fear can be an incredibly powerful motivator. For instance, the fear of failure drives us to do our best every day.... Read >>


Retirement - One Year Later

By Jennie L. Phipps for My husband went to lunch today with his former boss, a man he worked with for nearly 30 years. It's an anniversary of sorts -- both of them retired a... Read >>

InvestorPlace Media

How to Pick the Best Retirement Funds

By David Fabian, FMD Capital Management What’s the best style for retirement funds? That question is the foundation of a constant, healthy debate behind financial minds. Some think index... Read >>


The Risk Of Leaving Too Much Money In CDs

By Sonya Stinson for If you're holding a large chunk of your savings in certificates of deposit despite their dismal return rates, you're probably the type of investor who... Read >>


Living at Home, But Not Home Alone

It's a fate that baby boomers and seniors seek to escape moving into a facility or in with their children. Even if they continue to live at home, they want to avoid the loneliness their parents or... Read >>

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