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Thirty-year-old Jason Fieber says he has saved $100,000 in three years even though his annual net income is $50,000. His goal: retire by age 40. USA Today reports.
A new survey finds Boomers' fears about finances have abated, with nearly a quarter of them feeling more secure than they did 12 months ago.
Eschewing the Sun Belt, retirees are finding ways to cope with the high prices and high taxes that come with enjoying a big-city lifestyle.
What areas have residents who are the best prepared for retirement? The Ameriprise Financial planning company put together the New Retirement Mindscape City Pulse index. Here they are, ranked by the confidence level of residents.
For those who retire with enough money to cover all their needs, you want to know how to give away as much as you can to loved ones without anyone paying any taxes.
Retirees are ditching government bonds and demanding riskier assets.
Some play the grandparent, some claim to cure illnesses that conventional medicine can’t. Others offer ways to make a quick buck to augment your savings.
Financial reform proposals for Social Security are in two major deficit reduction packages, as well as on a number of mental lists of major players.
Unfortunately, many people decide to retire without really thinking through the decision, and that can have dire circumstances.
Among the fires that President Obama must fight immediately in his second term, Social Security reform isn’t in the mix. But if the president studies past administrations — and aims to enhance his legacy, as presidents do — Social Security may well rise to the top.
For years, Americans found a lot to dislike about annuities, calling them complicated and expensive. Though some experts say not that much has changed about the insurance product, fundamental changes in the average American's financial outlook have given new life to annuities.
State securities administrators listed four new types of fraud among their annual list of investor threats, including crowdfunding scams and gold-related ripoffs.
From collecting Social Security too soon or having too much of your nest egg in bonds, these mistakes can take a bite out of your standard of living.
With medical costs rising, more retirees are choosing supplemental insurance to augment what Medicare doesn't cover. Here's how to shop for additional insurance, sometimes called Medigap.
Rising costs — and the fear of being left bankrupt by medical bills — are why more retirees are selecting supplemental insurance for what Medicare doesn’t cover. Is Medigap right for you?
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