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Q: I'm getting close to retirement age. What can I do to help maximize my retirement readiness?

A: If you’re close to retirement, advice like “start saving early!” may not be the most useful thing you could hear. Fortunately, 28 more words

Financial Wellness

Getting Financially Ready for Retirement

How long has it been since you took a good look at your financial situation?  I have found a good exercise each year is to take out your “yellow pad” and make a list of all your assets and liabilities.  156 more words


Is retirement an outmoded concept? by Bob Lowry

By Bob Lowry

Sometimes I wonder if the whole concept of retirement is destined for the dustbin.The idea of retiring from work is a rather new phenomenon. 556 more words

Quality Of Life

"Battle Lines Drawn On Retirement Age": There Will Be Some Big Political Arguments About Social Security

If New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) hoped to start a broader discussion on entitlements, it worked. The Republican governor delivered a speech a week ago announcing his support for major “reforms” to social-insurance programs, including a call to raise the retirement age to 69. 414 more words


Don't make this Social Security mistake!

One of the best financial planning strategies for Social Security is lost if the husband and/or wife begins taking benefits before their “full retirement age”.  Please seek competent professional advice before you or someone you know starts drawing Social Security.   20 more words

Retirement Income

Canada: Highlights of Pre-election Federal Budget 2015

The Finance Minister delivered the Government’s 2015 pre-election federal budget on 21st April 2015. The tax highlights in the 2015 budget are given below: 243 more words


"An Attack On Retired Poor And Middle-Class People": The Real Reason Social Security Is The Third Rail Of American Politics

Chris Christie still harbors hopes of becoming the Republican nominee for president, and in search of a way to convince conservatives that he’s one of them—and reinforce the idea that he’s a bold truth-teller who doesn’t care whose feathers he ruffles, and you might not agree with him but you’ll always know he’s telling it like it is—Christie has… 489 more words