Articles in Retirement


Calculating Required Distributions From Your Retirement Accounts

I'm 71 and need to take my required minimum distribution from my former employer's 401(k) by the December 31 deadline. Do I have to calculate how much to withdraw, or will the plan do it... Read >>


Retirement Plans for Small Businesses

I read your Retirement Plans for Self Employed Workers column about SEPs and solo 401(k)s. Who should consider a SIMPLE, and what are the contribution limits? A SIMPLE (Savings Incentive Match... Read >>

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5 REITs That Continually Raise the Dividend Roof

By Charles Sizemore, Editor, Macro Trend Investor Over the course of his hockey career, Wayne Gretzky repeated several variations of a truly fantastic quote: “I skate where the puck is going... Read >>

Martin Tillier

Don't Let Headlines Dictate Your Investment Choices

Over the last few days, California pension funds have been in the news. The most publicity has been given to the decision to “pull out of hedge funds” by the giant California Public Employees... Read >>


When to Start Making Catch-Up Retirement Contributions

I turn 50 in January. Can I make a catch up contribution to my IRA for 2014, after my birthday, because I'll be 50 before the April 15 deadline? Or do I have to wait until 2015 to start... Read >>


Get Free Retirement Advice From Financial Planners on September 25

Saving for retirement may seem daunting. You have to figure out how large of a nest egg you need, set aside enough to reach that goal, then find ways to make your money last once you retire. If... Read >>


6 Tax Factors to Consider When Picking a Retirement Destination

Maybe you're thinking about relocating in retirement, in hopes of enjoying milder weather and lower expenses. Before you make a move, it pays to assess the overall tax burden of your future home.... Read >>


Retirees, Watch Out for the State Tax Bite

Tax planning is a cornerstone of retirement planning. But by focusing on Uncle Sam, many retirees overlook the state tax bite. States vary across the map on how they tax everything from retirement... Read >>


Turning 50? Catch Up on Retirement Savings

Are you afraid you haven't saved enough for retirement? If you're 50 or older, the tax code gives you lots of incentives to make up for lost time. Start with your individual retirement account.... Read >>


Life Hack: Shortcuts To A Happy Retirement

By Sheyna Steiner for Hacks are shortcuts that make life easier. They can be clever ways to use existing objects or subvert routines. Tedious chores and complicated decisions are... Read >>

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