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A Retirement Fact Sheet

Some specifics about the “second act.” Does your vision of retirement align with the facts? Here are some noteworthy financial and lifestyle facts about life after 50 that might surprise you.   Up to 85% of a retiree’s Social Security…

Financial Planning Retirement

New I.R.S. Contribution Limits

Changes for 2020. The I.R.S. just increased the annual contribution limits on IRAs, 401(k)s, and other widely used retirement plan accounts for 2020. Here’s a quick look at the changes. *Next year, you can put up to $6,000 in…

Retirement

Creating a Retirement Strategy

Most people just invest for the future. You have a chance to do more. Across the country, people are saving for that “someday” called retirement. Someday, their careers will end. Someday, they may live off their savings or investments,…

Insurance Retirement

Facts About Medicare Open Enrollment

How much do you know about the different coverage options? Medicare’s open enrollment period runs through December 7. If you are enrolling in Medicare for the first time, you will discover that it is much more complex than an…

Retirement

Reducing the Risk of Outliving Your Money

What steps might help you sustain and grow your retirement savings? “What is your greatest retirement fear?” If you ask any group of retirees and pre-retirees this question, “outliving my money” will likely be one of the top answers.…

Retirement

That First RMD from Your IRA

What you need to know. When you reach age 70½, the Internal Revenue Service instructs you to start making withdrawals from your traditional IRA(s). These withdrawals are also called Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs). You will make them, annually, from…

Lifestyle Retirement

Retirement Wellness

Staying healthy could save you some money. How healthy a retirement do you think you will have? If you can stay active as a senior and curb or avoid certain habits, you could potentially reduce one type of retirement…

Retirement

Your Extended Care Strategy

Are you prepared for the possibility – and expense – of eldercare? Do you have an extra $33,000 to $100,000 to spare this year? How about next year, and the year after that? Your answer to these questions is…