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Save for Retirement Infographic

February 18

When it comes to retirement do you have a date in mind? More importantly, do you know if you’re on the right track to reach your retirement goals? Planning for retirement isn’t easy, because a lot of factors go into planning the right retirement for you. Continue reading

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How Much Do I Need to Retire?

January 27

Less than half of Americans know how much they’ll need to save for their retirement, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. The amount depends on things like when you decide to leave the workforce, the type of retirement lifestyle you’re planning, where you’ll live and your health. The bottom line, however, is that it’s never too early or late to begin saving for retirement. Here are some ideas to get you started: Continue reading

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Should You Downsize Your Home for Retirement?

August 19

When the kids left for college, you had big dreams for their unoccupied bedrooms. Your daughter’s room had potential to become the art studio you’ve always wanted. And your son’s room? Say Namaste to your new yoga studio.

Now, as you look back, you realize those rooms have barely changed. So moving toward retirement, you’re starting to wonder if you really need all the extra space. To help you make educated decisions about your retirement options, here are four things to consider as you decide if downsizing is the right choice for you. Continue reading

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Top Five Cities for Your Retirement

July 5

Ah, the golden years. When you finally reach retirement, the big question may be “Where should I go?” Deciding where to spend your retirement can be a difficult choice when there are so many options. To help you with the decision process, here are five of the best places according to Forbes for retirees, based on climate, affordability, low crime rates, insurance rates, availability of medical staff, and things to do to keep busy. Continue reading