Retirement

Money saved for tomorrow starts today. Get going with these articles.

Small Steps Now … Big Rewards Later

April 3, 2014 - Vetta - 0 comments

You’ve read articles, watched news stories, and even heard radio ads encouraging you to save more for retirement, but when you consider your rent or mortgage, utility bills, childcare costs, etc., each month, you cannot imagine being able to save an additional $25 a month.... Continue reading »

3 Things You Might Be Doing Now that Could Sabotage Your Retirement Security Later

November 13, 2012 - Christen - 0 comments

Building retirement security while you are young is an ideal situation, but sometimes there are roadblocks disguised as frivolous spending. Read on and find out if you are doing something that may be preventing you from contributing (or contributing more) to your retirement... Continue reading »

Saving for Retirement: Don’t Procrastinate; Automate

April 4, 2012 - Laura - 0 comments

Do you hear yourself saying, "I have plenty of time to save" or "I can do it later…"? Well, that's the voice of procrastination, a persistent, relentless pest that can easily steal time and money from you.  One of the easiest ways to start saving both time and money is by... Continue reading »

“I Resolve to Save X Amount for Retirement by X Date”

January 18, 2012 - Laura - 1 comment

At the start of each new year people make resolutions to gain or lose something, e.g., “I resolve to lose x amount of weight, by x date.” They may even resolve to reach a certain amount in general savings by a certain date. But you rarely hear resolutions to save specifically... Continue reading »

Put Your Employer’s Retirement Plan to Work

August 23, 2011 - Laura - 0 comments

When I started working full time, I had lots of priorities: student loans, rent, food, and of course, entertainment. Retirement savings didn’t even make the list. Then I got a job where my employer contributed fifty cents for every dollar I put into the company’s defined... Continue reading »

Should I Retire Young?

July 28, 2011 - Laura - 3 comments

Even if you can retire young because your finances are in order, a good question to ask yourself is “Should I retire young?”   I wrote an article that asked the question “Is it possible to retire young?” and many readers wrote in to say it is possible, particularly if you... Continue reading »

Save for Retirement and Rev Up the Jet Ski

July 14, 2011 - Laura - 0 comments

Jet skiing, sky diving, snorkeling… Most people would agree that these are not activities typically associated with retirement.   But why not? These days Americans are living longer, which means they usually have many more years to live as retirees — thanks in part to... Continue reading »

Ready, Set, Save!

June 22, 2011 - Laura - 0 comments

Ever raced against a friend when you were younger or even in gym class… just waiting for someone to say “Go!” so you can take off? Well here it is…“Go!”   Except instead of running, you simply need to start saving for retirement.   If you’re wondering just... Continue reading »