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…

5 Ideal Trips For Your Retirement Years

Originally posted on Risk Rut:
After decades of hard work, retirees can take advantage of their more open schedule and travel. Retirement offers the freedom of taking longer trips and travelling in the “off-season.” Experience and appreciate America’s natural beauty and heritage. Spend your pension wisely. Research and plan trips that suit your tastes and…

The Million Dollar Myth

A million dollars just doesn’t go as far as it used to.  According to a New York Times article, $1 million in 1953 is the equivalent of $8.7 million today.  A million dollars invested in municipal bonds today, what was traditionally considered the risk free investment choice for retirees, withdrawn at 4% annually, has only…

Breaking Up With Work is Hard to Do.

Originally posted on florencetadah:
You would think after all our years of working, that it would be easy to finally leave work for good. We’ve dreamt about it and I’m sure we’ve all uttered at least once the words “I can’t wait to retire”. However the reality of it is quite different. For many of…

Think you dont need a Will, read this and see

Originally posted on Xbox2121's Random thoughts and ramblings:
I don’t know of many people who like to think about death but it is something we can’t escape. There used to be an old saying about death and taxes, you can get around some taxes but not death. It can strike the very young as…

Do Not Let Retirement Stress Out Your Marriage

Originally posted on thisisyourbestyear:
I did not write this, but it is a very good article by Rodney Brooks. When you think about retirement think about this information. It might just save your marriage.   Remember “thisisyourbestyear”. http://m.usatoday.com/article/money/2424623

Shaky retirement outlook for baby boomers unable to rely on bond income

Originally posted on Cost of College:
A financially uncertain retirement looms ahead for many baby boomers, even for the few who have managed to put away at least $1 million in savings. A MILLION dollars isn’t what it used to be. That’s the message of a New York Times piece detailing how millionaires may not be…

Florida At The Top Of List For Retirees

Originally posted on CBS Miami:
MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Anyone who lives in Florida and plans on retiring will be happy to know that they may already be a step ahead of the competition without having to do any extra work. The Sunshine State has earned the number five slot on Interest.com when it comes to…