What steps can you take to kick-start your retirement planning in 2019? Certified Financial Planner Paul Fain joins us now with 6 moves to make right now! PA...
Portfolio Construction Tips for Pursuing the Outcome You Want
The BlackRock Blog takes a closer look at the search for income in today’s interest rate environment and provides steps for building a portfolio.
20 Things You Can Learn From Your Parents’ Retirement
Millennials are saving more than ever for retirement, at an average 7.5 percent of income. Still, this number, which was released as part of a recent report on retirement readiness from investment firm Fidelity, is far from the firm's recommended benchmark of 15 percent per year. For today's young workers, planning for retirement readiness will look vastly different than it did for their parents. For most…
What’s a Safe Withdrawal Rate in Retirement?
What’s a safe withdrawal rate in retirement? For years, the rule-of-thumb answer has been 4 percent, adjusted annually for inflation. But a growing number of financial planning experts are re-thinking that number. Register to view the full article Sign up for a FREE membership to WealthManagement.com – the leading provider of insights and intelligence for investment advisors
Retirement Planning for Singles: 5 Tips for Flying Solo
Why Bond Funds Don’t Belong in Retirement Portfolios
Income annuities provide payments precisely matched to a client’s longevity while stocks provide opportunities for greater investment growth. The question remains whether clients should hold bond funds in their retirement income portfolio.
Why Retirement Portfolio Design Should Be Flexible
There is one predominant reason why retirement portfolio design must be approached differently today than in previous years: There is an infant alive in this world, right now, who is expected to reach age 200.1 That’s the prediction from demographers researching life expectancy trends, according to Olivia Mitchell, a business economics and public policy…
How to Build a Retirement Portfolio for a Different World
Russ Koesterich explains why most retirement portfolios should contain more equities, more international exposure and a greater diversity of bonds than many would expect.
10 Dividend Growth Stocks for Your Retirement Portfolios Aggregate Yield 4.3%: Part 2
After an exhaustive search of the dividend growth stock universe I identified 20 dividend growth stocks that I felt were currently worthy of consideration for retirement portfolios based on valuation. In part 1 of this 2-part series found here I discussed the current level of the S&P 500, and offered some important principles about valuation. Additionally, I offered the first group of 10 of what I consider the highest quality members of the 20 screened research candidates I uncovered.
How to Create a Sustainable Retirement Spending Plan
To set up a sustainable retirement spending plan, we recommend tapping multiple sources of cash flow.
There are just two reasons why you should reposition your portfolio now
As the market climbs to new highs, you might be tempted to ratchet back your exposure to stocks. But now is not the time to do that, experts say, unless you're in a couple of specific situations. Here's who should be changing their allocations now.
How I Created a $2.6 Million Beauty Brand in Retirement
Learn How to Invest Wisely for (and in) Retirement
Posted by Emily Spreiser on May 23, 2019 The Pension Rights Center’s legal program responds to hundreds of inquiries from individuals who need an attorney’s help understanding or obtaining an earned retirement benefit. In fact, in 2018 we received almost two thousand help requests from individuals online or over the phone. And our public education materials provide helpful information to many more individuals who need help…
How to Find a Retirement Community
Retirement blog covering financial planning, Social Security, Medicare, where to retire, common medical issues after retirement, family, travel, etc.
What Women can do to Create more Retirement Confidence
Spending a weekend with girlfriends I have known since high school is a can’t-miss opportunity that rolls around once a year. Not only do I eagerly anticipate this get-together, this year it gave me a chance to not only laugh and commiserate with my girlfriends, but to also share some important kno
How to Decode Your Future Retirement Income
Have you ever wondered how the sum on your retirement account statements translates into lifetime income? You're not alone. Chip Castille shares a tool to help you decode the numbers.
How To Save For Retirement
It's never too early to start putting away money for your future. If you've ever wondered how to save for retirement when you're also dealing with day-to-day expenses, these easy tips can help.
Retirement, What to do with My 401(k)?
In prior generations retirees transitioned into retirement with pensions. Understand your 401(k) options and the risks as more baby boomers retire.
Social Security retirement
What you need to know for 2019 Social Security is the cornerstone of retirement plans for most Americans. The program continues to evolve and for individuals preparing to start their Social Security benefits, changes may impact their retirement plans. With some knowledge and a few simple tips, one might save thousands of dollars. Pierce …
Is Living in a Retirement Community Right for You? Here's How to Find Out!
A few years ago, I began thinking about how I would choose to live if I could live any way that I wanted to. The plan that evolved centered around a small age-restricted "village" of a dozen or so cottages or patio homes arranged in a rambling circle with their backyards facing in around a common area and a community building...Read More