Retirement

Risk Less and Prosper-Is Conventional Investing Wisdom Wrong?

By in Advanced Investing, Asset Allocation, Bond, Economics, Investing, Money Management, Retirement, Saving | 13 comments

Investing Strategy for Inflation and Asset Protection “Inflation is when you pay fifteen dollars for the ten-dollar haircut you used to get for five dollars when you had hair.” Sam Ewing (Brainyquote.com) Zvi Bodie and Rachelle Taqqu authored the revolutionary Risk Less and Prosper book about life cycle investing. This book flips conventional investing...

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How to Boost Social Security 8% Per Year & 5 Retirement Tips

How to Boost Social Security 8% Per Year & 5 Retirement Tips

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How To Play Catch Up With Retirement Savings Late In The Game Guest contributor, Jon Dulin It’s well known that Americans are not great at saving for retirement. If life got ahead of saving for the future, these tips will get you on track for retirement. According to the U.S. Census Bureau,  the average savings of a 50 year old is just under $44,000 (as reported by...

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Fidelity’s Retirement Saving Guidelines

Fidelity’s Retirement Saving Guidelines

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Are You on Track with your Retirement Savings? Several years ago, Fidelity made a splash with cold hard retirement numbers. The discount brokerage powerhouse told savers and investors exactly how much they needed to save for retirement at each age milestone. For example: By age 35, you need the the equivalent of one year’s salary saved. So if you make $55,000...

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Should I Invest in Bonds Even Though I Might Lose Money?

Should I Invest in Bonds Even Though I Might Lose Money?

By in Asset Allocation, Bond, Investing, Reader Question, Retirement, Stocks | 18 comments

To Buy Bonds or Not to Buy Bonds; That is the Question Reader question from Justin at Rootofgood.com “I don’t know about the bonds.  Experts say put money in bonds.  I’m still almost 100 percent stocks although the market is getting high enough where I’m thinking about taking some profits. I know I should have some bonds in my portfolio, but...

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