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2020 & 2021 Maximum 401(k) Contribution Limits

For many Americans, employer-sponsored 401(k) plans comprise the bulk of personal retirement savings. These plans allow investing with pre-tax funds so that ...

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2020 & 2021 Maximum IRA Contribution Limits

The IRS releases new requirements every year related to IRA (individual retirement account) investments, including maximum contributions investors can ...

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Buying a RV for Retirement

Retiring to an RV lifestyle can be very tempting. Whether you are planning on using your RV for short vacations or living in it for long stretches ...

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Gig Worker Retirement Strategies

Over the past several years, there has been a significant rise in gig workers and the number of affiliated companies that utilize them. In fact, in 2017, the Bureau of Labor ...

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Getting Your Retirement Back on Track

The one-two punch dealt by the Great Recession of 2007-2009, followed by economic damage from the COVID-19 pandemic may have ...

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An Overview of Medicare

Millions of seniors in the United States rely on Medicare. Over 61 million individuals, as of late 2019, were enrolled in a Medicare health plan, and each year that number ...

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What are My IRA Options?

Retirement planning is far from simple. Sometimes, it feels like you are speaking a different language from everyone else. From words like 401k and 403b to IRAs, it can be ...

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Extend Your Retirement Budget with the Gig Economy

Retirement savings need to last longer than ever. The good news is that retirees are not only living longer; they are also leading happier, more active, and ...

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Retirement Account Withdrawal Strategies

Like most things in life, retirement fund withdrawals should be carefully planned to maximize your assets and get the most mileage from your retirement funds ...

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Supplemental Healthcare Coverage in Retirement

The Balance, a personal finance website publisher, recently reported on the alarming rate of medical bankruptcy in the U.S., stating that 643,000 Americans face ...

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Getting By on Social Security

Not everyone has a safe and secure nest egg when they reach their retirement years. In fact, many people lost a good chunk ...

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Relocating for Retirement

While many have somewhere warm and tropical in mind, plenty of retirees are considering relocation to ...

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Supplementing Your Retirement Income

While many have somewhere warm and tropical in mind, plenty of retirees are considering relocation to ...

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Is a Reverse Mortgage Right for You?

When you own a home and need additional cash flow, a reverse mortgage is one way to get it. A reverse mortgage ...

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Don't Miss Out on Senior Discounts

Many businesses understand the buying power that consumers over the age of 50 represent and have ...

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Important Retirement Savings Milestones

When it comes to your money, one of the most important decisions you will make is how you go about ...

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Off to a Late Start? Catching Up Strategies for Retirement

You did not begin saving for retirement early enough. Now you are in your 40s or 50s, and you've ...

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Restructuring Your Budget for Retirement

If you are like many people, you have been planning and building a nest egg for decades for the moment when you finally reach retirement age. However ...

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Retirement Planning Mistakes to Avoid

A steady, but less than robust economy, coupled with a strong stock market performance provided for ...

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Social Security and the Self-Employed

For most people who have jobs in the U.S., Social Security contributions are something that is automatic ...