Tag Archives: Retirement

Kim

Becoming an empty nester: One mom’s story

Happy. Sad. Excited. Scared! My reason for buying potato chips, baking brownies on a whim and always having extra snack food on hand is leaving me.  Effective Aug. 21, my husband and I will be empty nesters as both of  Continue Reading »

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Don

Are You Financially Prepared for Retirement?

A study by the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College concluded that Americans need to focus more on investment savings. It revealed that as of 2009, 41% of early Baby Boomers, 48% of late Boomers and 56% of Gen-Xers  Continue Reading »

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Don

Securing Your Retirement: It Starts with the Right Timing

It used to be that if you asked people when they were going to retire, the answer was easy: 65. Today, though, it’s best to develop a strategy on the timing of your retirement, taking into account your personal financial  Continue Reading »

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Don

Don’t Scramble Your Nest Egg: Resist the Urge to Access Retirement Funds While Unemployed

The recession and its aftermath have led to periods of unemployment for many workers, in some cases for the first time in their careers. During these times, it is important to resist the temptation to withdraw money from any of  Continue Reading »

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Don

Is 2010 the Time For a Roth IRA Conversion?

A common question in retirement planning is, “What type of IRA is best: a Traditional IRA or Roth IRA?” The next logical question is, “Does it make sense to convert a Traditional IRA to a Roth?” The answers, of course,  Continue Reading »

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