Going Back to Work After Retirement

Adjusting To A Husband At Home

Great advice!

Why Saving Money is So Hard To Do

Think Twice Before Taking An Early Withdrawal From A Retirement Plan

Originally posted on RSSM CPA LLP:
If you’re in need of cash, early retirement plan withdrawals generally should be a last resort. With a few exceptions, distributions before age 59½ are subject to a 10% penalty on top of any income tax that ordinarily would be due on a withdrawal. Additionally, you’ll lose the potential…

How Do You Know When You Have Enough to Retire?

There is no simple answer, but consider some factors. You save for retirement with the expectation that at some point, you will have enough savings to walk confidently away from the office and into the next phase of life. So how do you know if you have reached that point? Retirement calculators are useful –…

Terrifying Train Trestles

Originally posted on GEEZER MUSIC CLUB:
Although we don’t travel as much as we used to, Mrs. BG and I have taken a few train trips through the years. I’ve been a train buff for a long time and even though she’s not the fan as I am, I think she’s enjoyed most aspects of…

Five ways to find out if you can afford to retire

Originally posted on Financial Post | Business:
About a third of Canadians expect to delay their retirement and continue working during retirement because they don’t have enough savings, a BMO Retirement Institute report says. If you’re fantasizing about fleeing to a life of leisure but you’re nervous about your long-term financial stability, here’s how to find…

Being Better with Money When You Thought You Never Could

Is your retirement savings on track?

Retirement planning tips from Money Crashers. Click on the image for the full infographic. Have you set a goal for your retirement savings? Do you have a plan to reach that goal? If not, this infographic from Money Crashers can help you form a retirement plan of your own. Their infographic, “Will You Be Ready…

Deciding when to retire

Originally posted on Wealth Enhancement Group:
For many working Americans, the most important financial decision they will ever make is deciding when to retire. Retirement age can vary greatly from one person to another. Obviously, very wealthy professionals, executives, business owners and others may have the means to retire comfortably whenever they’ve had enough of…