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Analyzing the Recession’s Effect on Retirement

May 31, 2011

A major debate among financial advisers is how badly economic and market downturns affect individual finances in the long-term. Some advisers and economists believe these events are cyclical, and that a severe downturn will be offset by an offsetting boom period at some point. In other words, most people will be able to recover what […]

The Working Retirement

February 2, 2011

For a long time, the average retirement in the U.S. steadily declined. It started to rise again around 2000, and in recent years many people below retirement age said they planned to work after age 65. The number of people who said they planned to delay retirement rose after the 2000-2002 bear market and rose […]

The Classic Retirement Oversight

January 27, 2011

There are two big mistakes many people make in their retirement (or post-career) planning. One is to underestimate inflation and its effects during your silver years. The other mistake is to underestimate life expectancy, or longevity. For example: A Society of Actuaries survey in 2005 found two-thirds of retirees underestimate the average life expectancy at […]

July 2021:
Congress Comes for your Retirement Money
A devastating new law has just been enacted, with serious consequences for anyone holding an IRA, pension, or 401(k). Fortunately, there are still steps you can take to sidestep Congress, starting with this ONE SIMPLE MOVE.
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