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To Afford Retirement, Take Inspiration from ‘The Golden Girls’
Roommates, a part-time job and renting out your vacation home could be ways to save early in retirement to cover more expensive years later on.
Career Transition? Three Steps to Protect Your Financial Health
Whether you’ve been laid off or are moving on voluntarily, career transitions can be stressful, but there are ways to help tame the uncertainty.
By Krystal Barker Buissereth, CFA® • Published
Three Legal Documents Your Child Should Sign When They Turn 18
Legal documents such as durable power of attorney, a healthcare proxy and a HIPAA release can give parents the legal right to make decisions if their child needs help.
By Allen J. Falke, CPA, Esq., LL.M. • Published
Preparing for the Next Recession: Six Considerations for Retirees
Being more disciplined and risk averse in the good times can make it easier to weather the bad times when they inevitably arrive.
By Craig Kirsner, Investment Adviser Representative • Published
Finances Aside, What Does a Happy Retirement Look Like?
Three examples of retirees show what it means to thrive in retirement. The common denominators provide clues on how to swing your own happy retirement.
By Dennis D. Coughlin, CFP, AIF • Published
Will You Pay Higher Taxes in Retirement?
Your Social Security income and RMDs will most likely combine to deliver a tax torpedo, but there are ways to reduce your income in retirement to pay less tax.
By Joe F. Schmitz Jr., CFP®, ChFC® • Published
Inherited Retirement Plan? How to Easily Understand Payout Rules
Figuring out first which kind of beneficiary you are will make it easier to grasp the rules and timing on required distributions.
By Mike Piershale, ChFC • Published
For Financial Planning Success Now, Start by Looking at the Past
Certain beliefs could be impeding your financial planning, and learning what those are begins with exploring your money-related memories.
By Jamie P. Hopkins, Esq., CFP, RICP • Published
How Summer Internship Offers Can Go Awry
A student’s personal essay after landing an internship raised a red flag to this business owner that the student wasn’t ready for the responsibility required.
By H. Dennis Beaver, Esq. • Published
How Can Women Worried About Retirement Stay on Track?
Developing a resilient long-term plan is more important than ever as more women fear being blindsided by outside events despite doing all the right things.
By Kristi Martin Rodriguez • Published