Retirement

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It Only Takes an Hour

June 19, 2015 - Vetta - 0 comments

One of the most challenging steps in any process is getting started. Preparing for retirement is no different. In order to have a financially fit retirement, you must take some time to “dream big” about your retirement goals, create a retirement spending plan, and determine... Continue reading »

Understanding Retirement Savings Options: SEP-IRAs

May 29, 2015 - Mark D. - 0 comments

There are many available options to save for retirement and they can be overwhelming. One option is a Simplified Employee Pension Individual Retirement Arrangement (SEP-IRA). See SEP IRAs: A Retirement Savings Option as You Begin a New Career for more about how this savings... Continue reading »

SEP IRAs: A Retirement Savings Option as You Begin a New Career

May 29, 2015 - Mark D. - 0 comments

After a long career in public service, you see change on the horizon. Some would call it retirement, but not you. You've worked hard to get where you are, and you are confident the skill set you have is in great demand. Or, perhaps, being your own boss is something you've... Continue reading »

When Does an IRA Make Sense?

May 4, 2015 - Laura - 0 comments

Many workers have a retirement savings account through their employer’s 401 or 457 plan. But does it make sense to also have an IRA? If so, when should you start saving in one? And, which one is the right one for you?   You can contribute up to $5,500 ($6,500 if... Continue reading »

Planning for a Future Family

March 13, 2015 - Christie C - 0 comments

My husband and I have been married for about a year, and our dream is to someday have a family. Although this hasn’t happened for us just yet, we’ve received this piece of conventional wisdom from our loved ones loud and clear: Children cost money.   In preparation for... Continue reading »

Five Easy New Year’s Resolutions for Your Retirement

January 8, 2015 - Anna O - 0 comments

We all make New Year’s resolutions with the goal of bettering ourselves for the year ahead. Some resolutions may sound familiar – weight loss, self-improvement, increased charitable giving – but you may be overlooking one important area to improve upon, your retirement... Continue reading »

Retire and Succeed?

May 9, 2014 - Laura - 0 comments

Do you ever wonder what retiring successfully would look like?   I envision it as lifestyle of travel, freedom to visit any city and explore its many offerings; taking mini adventures, such as jet-skiing, horseback riding, and hiking; and, at some point, even relaxing on a... Continue reading »

Education Loans vs. Retirement Savings

April 10, 2014 - Laura - 0 comments

There’s an ongoing debate parents often face that has very little to do with political preferences — deciding whether to pay for a child’s college education and possibly taking a loan in order to do so, or saving that money toward retirement.   What does a student’s... Continue reading »