Archive for the ‘Retirement’ Category

  Have you been dreaming about retiring early? Even if think you’re almost ready financially and mentally to retire before the average retirement age of 62, the decision to quit the working world should be carefully considered. Although there are many advantages to retiring early, you’ll also want to think about the negatives as well, […]

If you’re a young adult, saving for retirement is likely the last thing on your mind. After all, there might be other things that you want to save for, such as a down payment on a home. But just because you’re saving up for other financial goals doesn’t mean you can’t start saving for retirement […]

The average retirement age is 62, but more and more Americans are finding themselves working until age 66, or even way beyond that. If you’re dreaming about an early retirement, it can be possible with proper planning. The key to a successful early retirement is being financially prepared, and the following are some signs that […]

Are you thinking about relocating for your retirement? While more and more retirees are choosing to retire overseas, there are also some great U.S. cities that make for a comfortable, affordable, and enjoyable retirement. The following are some best cities in the United States to retire in: Prescott, Arizona This old western town has become […]

Are you thinking about relocating for your retirement? While more and more retirees are choosing to retire overseas, there are also some great U.S. cities that make for a comfortable, affordable, and enjoyable retirement. The following are some best cities in the United States to retire in:  Fargo, North Dakota Take a breath of fresh […]

Retirement can be the perfect time to explore the world and visit the places you’ve always wanted to. But before you just sail off into the sunset, plan your travels wisely, so that your journey is completely stress-free. Put your health first It’s best to get a full physical before you embark on your trip […]

A financial crisis can be extremely stressful, but especially during your retirement years when you are no longer working full-time. Examples of unexpected financial issues can include a job loss within the household, relocation, natural disaster, healthcare expenses, divorce, death of a family member, and so on. While it can sometimes be impossible to foresee […]

As your parents approach their retirement years, it’s only natural to worry about their financial futures. The following tips can help you prepare for your parents’ retirement. Suggest expert help, if necessary Depending on your parents’ financial situation and their retirement plans, they might need expert financial help if they don’t have it already. Offer […]

Retirement usually means a lot more time will be spent at home, and it can be easy to overlook certain things that all soon-to-be retirees should prepare for. As you approach your golden years, make sure that your home is “retirement ready.” 1. Think about the entrances to your home: are there any high steps, […]

Retirement planning can be a stressful, but exciting time in someone’s life. By being financially prepared, though, the process can be a simple one. This post outlines some ways to help ensure a financially-secure retirement, whether it’s right around the corner or years away. Choose a date Every year, this would be the date that […]