savings

Retirement Savings – Millennials are ahead of their parents

Who’d have thought it? There has been so much press in the last decade on how younger generations spend money in profligate ways, from the newest I-phones to streaming services to $20 avocado toast. But Nicole Goodkind of CNN Business…

More on Women and Social Security

As a follow-up to yesterday’s headline article about the retirement issues women face, we came across another a forbes.com article by contributor David Rae exploring the most significant worries women face when approaching that stage of their lives. Again, running out…

Jump-Starting Your Retirement Savings Plan

Quite a bit has been written about the inadequacy of savings across a wide spectrum of future retirees, and many times the culprit seems to be confusion on how to accomplish the process. The Motley Fool’s Christy Bieber, in a post…

The Market Downturn and Your Social Security Strategy

These are strange times, indeed. As 2020 dawned, who’d have seen us plummet into a bear market in a space of less than three weeks? For that matter, who would have thought we’d be self-quarantining ourselves and implementing something called “social…

The “Retirement Crisis”…More than Just Fixing Social Security

Anyone tuned into the news about America’s retirement system are keenly aware of Social Security’s solvency dilemma and the actions being debated in Congress to fix the problem. But according to Financial Regulation News’ Douglas Clark, the problem is broader than…

If You’re Worried About Running Our of Money in Retirement, Read This!

Many, many folks aging into–or already in–their retirement years share a concern: Your accumulated nest egg may not be substantial enough to carry you the way you’d like. If that’s a concern you have, Robert Powell Editor of TheStreet’s Retirement Daily,…

Maybe the 116th Congress will Take On Retirement Savings Issues

Reporter Hazel Bradford, in a post on www.pionline.com, recaps what appears to be the loss of opportunity for expansion of retirement savings measures in the 115th Congress. Her post recaps some of the bills that “came close to passage,” and recaps the…

Assessing Your Retirement Readiness

With the equity markets in a state of disarray, and with uncertainty around every corner, it seems like everyone’s retirement plans are in jeopardy. The basic problem–and it’s not a new one at all–is one of figuring out the timing…

Envisioning Retirement…A Way to Help You Get There

A recent Capital Group survey sheds light on the power of imaging in one’s mind what a desirable retirement will be, noting that “When people envision how they want to live in their retirement years, they are motivated to save…

No 401k? Don’t despair…you have some options.

Although millions and millions of workers do not have access to 401k plans like those offered by big employers, there are still steps they can take to avoid an insurmountable problem. And while help may be on the way via Department…

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