Category Archives: Retirement

This Valentine’s Day: Retirement Planning for Couples at Every Stage of Their Financial Life

Americans are living longer. There’s a 1 in 3 chance that one member of a couple will live to at least age 95, according to the EBRI. That means they need to plan for a retirement that could last 30

Keeping the House Post-Divorce Has Gotten More Affordable

Typically, financial advisers have recommended against keeping the marital home. In the past, it became too big of a financial burden for one spouse to incur all the costs associated with keeping the house on only one household income. Couples

Don’t Let Valentine’s Day Ruin Your Marriage

Whether you’re a fan of Valentine’s Day or not, for those who are unattached or are in struggling relationships, Feb. 14 is a reminder that you’re alone, either literally or figuratively. Whether you’re a fan of Valentine’s Day or not,

End of Decade Closes with 3 Surprises for Retirement

An impressive year in the stock market concluded the decade with a bang, which means it is a good time to ask yourself, "Are my retirement plans better off in 2020 than they were a year earlier?" An impressive year

Tips for Dating Later in Life

New Yorker Lorri Eskenazi, 60, has one of those dating stories that show why you should never give up. Married for 25 years, divorced for the past six, she turned to the dating app Bumble–she liked that Bumble has women

Should You Buy an Annuity for Your Grandchild?

A trust is one way to leave a legacy, but you’ll need to hire a lawyer to draw it up. And there may be ongoing management fees that will reduce the amount your loved ones will receive. A trust is

Think Your DIY Retirement Plan Can Beat an Adviser?

After age 50, investors need more than a pie chart — they need a retirement plan.[#item_full_content]After age 50, investors need more than a pie chart — they need a retirement plan.

Wealth Lessons from the Year of the Rat

The Year of the Rat is here, and in Chinese culture, rats are a sign of wealth.[#item_full_content]The Year of the Rat is here, and in Chinese culture, rats are a sign of wealth.

Free (or Cheap) College for Retirees in All 50 States

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Four Pillars of Smart Investing: Game-Changing Tools That Prevent Stupid Mistakes

It was easy to be “smart” in the past decade. It will be easy to be “stupid” in this current decade. Smart investors make smart asset allocation decisions.[#item_full_content]It was easy to be “smart” in the past decade. It will be