financial planning

Financial Preparedness and Retirement Planning: The Stress Equation

FEDweek’s editorial staff takes a look at recent conclusions drawn by the Employee Benefit Research Institute suggesting that being financially prepared for retirement can relieve much of the stress typically encountered in this phase of retirement planning. Their article takes a…

Retirement–It’s More Than Just the Money

A post by Christopher Robbins on www.fa-mag.com suggests that financial advisors need to stress that retirement preparedness goes beyond the financial planning work that’s been done. According to Robbins, “Retirement carries implications for a person’s physical and mental well-being that cannot…

Student Loan Debt and the Impact on Retirement Savings

Saving money–for any reason–can be a difficult thing for many people, and for young and middle-aged adults, saving for retirement is a far away place that often gets pushed aside. Whether it’s debt incurred by the adult themselves of debt…

Delaying Retirement as a Strategy to Deal With Financial Planning’s Uncertanties

Like so much in life, planning for your financial future in retirement is not easy. There are many unknowns, and many variables that even the best, most well-trained financial planners can’t adequately prepare you for. So, what should you do.…

Getting the Most Out of Social Security: Some Tips

If you’ve spent any time thinking about Social Security and analyzing where and how it fits into your retirement financial strategy, you’re well-versed in the benefits of deferring benefits past age 62, as well as the longer-term advantage of collecting…

Retirement Planning: Balancing Social Security Against Spending Plans

It’s not an easy task, and it takes a lot more than a good crystal ball, but figuring out what income you’ll have in retirement and balancing it against how you’ll spend it is essential to achieving peace of mind…

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