Wednesday , 22 May 2024

Retirement Planning

The 5 Biggest Financial Risks Retirees Face

While there are many risks that face retirees, new research suggests older Americans often underestimate the biggest and most likely problems they'll encounter. Here’s a look at the five biggest risks retirees face — as well as some advice for minimizing those risks.

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Social Security: 8 Facts You Need To Know

An annual quiz from Mass-Mutual that tests the public's knowledge about Social Security...has 13 true or false questions...and the results consistently show the average person knows little about these government benefits...

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401(k)s: 10 Things You Need To Know

No matter how old you are, it's never too late to contribute more to your account and bolster your future retirement security. Here are 10 things you need to know about these retirement plans.

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What Are Gold IRAs? Which Companies Offer the Best?

As you look for ways to diversify your investments and hedge against inflation and economic uncertainty, there are several lesser-known (or at least lesser-utilized) strategies that are certainly worth your consideration. One of them is something called a gold IRA.

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The Pros and Cons of Retiring with a Gold IRA

For many of us, it makes tremendous sense to open a gold IRA account for retirement. This account has the ability to accrue massive value over decades as you work toward your retirement future. There’s never a perfect investment in this world and, in some cases, opening a gold IRA might not make sense for your personal wants and needs, but investing in gold is definitely close to ideal for everyone and this article presents the pros and cons of retiring with a gold IRA. 

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Reverse Mortgages: 20 Things You Need To Know

Get a large wad of cash! Never make a mortgage payment again! Stay in your home as long as you want! Sounds like a great deal, right? Well, for some older homeowners, a reverse mortgage can be.  For others, it's more perilous than promising. If you’re considering a reverse mortgage, there’s a lot you need to know before signing on the dotted line.  Here’s 10 things you need to know about reverse mortgages. 

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