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Retirement

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Top Retirement Articles

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  • Investment strategies to take during market volatility

    Another volatile, spooky October in the financial markets has forced gut checks at all three stages of the retirement spectrum, but there are ways to mitigate that sick feeling. Of course, having already anticipated the long-awaited downdraft would...
  • What to do when your 401(k) match is terrible

    What to do when your 401(k) match is terrible
    Typical retirement advice calls for contributing to your 401(k) account at least to max out the company match. There's no denying that the match is a huge part of retirement planning. Employer contributions can really add up. For instance, employees...
  • Working during retirement can reduce Social Security benefit

    More people are working during their retirement years than ever before. It is important to know the potential disadvantages as well as the advantages. You should definitely know that wages earned in retirement can affect Social Security benefits for you...
  • Retirement savings plans fit for entrepreneurs

    Large employers have been rolling out a slew of 401(k) bells and whistles designed to get workers to save more, but what about those who are going it alone? As year-end draws closer, workers thinking about retiring and hanging out the entrepreneurial...
  • Chuck Ballard: New ideas needed to end teacher pension crisis

    Chuck Ballard: New ideas needed to end teacher pension crisis
    There is no silver-bullet easy, cheap and quick plan to get out of the teacher pension mess we are in. The can of worms has been kicked down the road several times and has grown into a bigger can of pension problems. Complicating the problem are...
  • New IRA would target small businesses without employer-sponsored retirement plans

    New IRA would target small businesses without employer-sponsored retirement plans
    Legg Mason Inc. and two partners will begin offering a new retirement product aimed at small businesses and their employees. The EZ-IRA is designed to overcome hurdles that limited small-business access to such retirement investment vehicles, leaving...
  • Pamela Yip: Women face unique circumstances in planning for retirement

    When it comes to retirement, women face a unique set of circumstances and should learn about managing money. "They have to realize they're going to live longer," said Erin Botsford, certified financial planner and president of The Botsford Group in...
  • Personal finance Q&A: Pay a bogus bill to protect credit rating?

    Dear Liz: I was a volunteer for a research study at a local university. It required a blood draw done at the university's hospital. A month later, I received a bill for the blood draw, which I questioned. I was told it was a mistake and that I was in no...
  • Obama's myRA accounts come up short for savers

    Obama's myRA accounts come up short for savers
    President Obama's legacy will probably not include retirement savings accounts, but he did point the way to a promising option this year: a government-sponsored account, aimed at the millions of workers without access to an employer plan. As with so...
  • Retirement: Retirement budget: Crunch your own numbers

    To get a handle on how you'll spend your time and money in retirement, start making a detailed analysis of what your expenses are about five years before you turn in your office keys. "In the first two years, don't try to clip coupons, and don't stop...
  • How to choose a retirement funds adviser

    Q: I am retiring in a year or so. I want to talk with someone about financial planning, taxes and retirement before Social Security kicks in. Have you heard of a CPA/PFS? I believe there are only a few fee-based PFS professionals around Palm Beach County....