5 Reasons Why Investing Is Critical

Small investments that are made over time can really add up to a sizable sum over a period of decades. But according to the U.S. Census bureau 18.1% of U.S. households had a net worth of Zero or even less than Zero…

Retirement Ready? How to Prepare Your Finances before the Big Day

Retirement isn’t a stage in life you can just jump into without preparation. It takes decades of preparation to save enough money to afford the life you want, and it also takes time to get your finances ready for the burden of a life without income.

Are you Financially Prepared for Retirement?

If you’re like most people who anticipate retirement, you are probably eager to start this next chapter in your life. However, before you start daydreaming about how you will spend all of that free time, make sure you are financially prepared.

Financial Survival for Seniors

Financial health plays a crucial role in the quality of life for aging Seniors. How we spend these years depends, in a large part, on the financial foundation we lay during our active employment years. Although many people find their resources dwindling as they move into retirement, and find Social Security inadequate to cover all our expenses, there are several steps that you can take to effectively finance your golden years.

Retirement Funds: Smart Investments for Beginners

Most people experience some level of fear when trying something new. And if that new thing has to do with your finances, it can seem daunting and risky. This is often the case when you first begin investing for retirement. How much you should you invest? What if you need the money before you retire? What should you invest in? How much is enough for a stable retired life? This article attempts to highlight some ways you can successfully wade through the murky waters of retirement investing.

Tips for Improving Your Retirement

Most of us spend the majority of our lives looking forward to retirement. Reaching the age of retirement is a milestone that signals a time to enjoy the fruits of our labor. It is a time when we can finally relax and enjoy life. If you or a loved one is a retiree, here are […]

Planning Tips for Your Retirement

Retirement may seem like a distant or even unreachable goal, but it is a life event that is slowly nipping at your heels. While it should represent a reward after years of working hard, retirement can also be associated with uncertainty and more work for some. According to Careerbuilder.com as many as 54 percent of people have stated they plan to work after retirement.

Tricks to Help You Survive Retirement Financially

Financial advisers strongly recommend that before you consider retirement you should be debt free. After all, if you couldn’t pay your debts with a higher income, how will you be able to do so with a reduced retirement income? But sometimes things don’t work out as planned, perhaps you are forced to retire earlier than planned due to downsizing or health issues, so it’s a good idea to have a backup plan in place.