• Life,  Money Matters,  Retirement

    4 Common Retirement Planning Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

    28.6% of baby boomers have begun to retire worldwide, but before they could retire, they had to plan years ago for this precise moment. If you’re not quite ready to retire it’s essential that you begin preparing for it. We’ve created a comprehensive guide that will fill you in on common retirement planning mistakes people make that you should avoid. 1. Having No Plan Some people think that you’ll wake up one day and retire without having a plan. When you don’t plan for retirement, you leave yourself without the funds necessary to retire. At the beginning of your career take time to create a plan that lays out your…

  • Foolproof Future: How You Can Have The Retirement You Dream Of
    Life,  Retirement

    Foolproof Future: How You Can Have The Retirement You Dream Of

    You can actually see retirement beginning to appear on the horizon after many, many years of working hard and saving and sacrificing. The years leading up to the retirement age, however, are not ones to sit back and relax and hope that everything plays out as you hope. You have to make sure that you have everything you need to enjoy a happy retirement and comfortable lifestyle, you need to do put plans into place, Looking now at what you need to do gives you ample time to make the required adjustments by taking a close look at your income and any assets you have well in advance of your…

  • Advice for Those Who Have Delayed Saving for Retirement
    Guest Post,  Money Matters

    Advice for Those Who Have Delayed Saving for Retirement

    If you are someone who hasn’t made regular contributions to your 401(k) plan or been investing in an IRA since you were 23, then you may find you are approaching retirement feeling financially unprepared. With so many other financial obligations – college tuition, your daughter’s wedding, health care costs, and even daily living expenses – you may have short-changed your retirement fund over the years. Just because you are getting a late start doesn’t mean you can’t accumulate savings quickly and meet your retirement goals. But, it’s time to face the issue head-on. There are strategies to help you focus on retirement savings and make up for lost time. Remember,…