Are you on track for retirement?

How Can I Tell if I’m On Track for Retirement?

Reader Question: Am I On Track for a Secure Retirement? “Barbara, I started investing late and although I have a military pension, a 401k, and brokerage accounts; I wonder if I am track to a comfortable retirement. I use commission free ETFs in a taxable account.” You’re doing what you think is right, saving, investing, living modestly, but how do you know if you’re on track for retirement? This question from a reader echoes a common concern. After all, no one wants more life than money! How …

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The Truth About The 401k – Myths Exposed

6 Retirement Myths-Believe at Your Own Peril Find out how 401(k) myths can hurt your long-term wealth. Yes, it is important to invest in your workplace 401(k), but there’s more to retirement investing than that! You need to choose investment wisely and also invest outside of your 401(k) account as well. Learn the truth about the 401k and how to maximize retirement investing. 401k Myth #1 – The 401k is the Best Place for All of My Retirement Savings Not necessarily. There are many different ty…

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We’re Talking Millions! 12 Ways to Supercharge Your Retirement – Review

How to Supercharge Your Retirement by Being a Spectacularly Normal Investor Free copy for teachers and those strapped for cash! (scroll to the bottom) ‘We’re Talking Millions! 12 Ways to Supercharge Your Retirement’ by Paul Merriman and Richard Buck is a must read for newbies through retirees! Inevitably, we reach a time in our lives when we must consider retirement. Some of us become aware of the inescapable approach of old(er) age early, and some of us are surprised by the grey in our hair….

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Checkbook IRA – Ultimate Guide to a Self-Directed IRA

A Checkbook IRA includes the features of a traditional or Roth IRA, but has one distinct difference: the account holder, not a custodian, has control over the investments. This makes Checkbook IRAs a good option for hands-on, confident investors. It lowers the amount of fees paid to account custodians and makes access to your IRA quicker and easier.

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Saving for retirement

When Might be the Best Time to Start Saving for Retirement?

Saving for retirement is a financial responsibility that nobody can afford to overlook. Unfortunately, millions of people will reach their golden years with far less money than they will truly need. With the economy and markets in flux, when might be the best time to start saving for retirement? You might be surprised! We receive many questions about when to start saving for retirement. Then there are those who worry that it might be too late to save for retirement.

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