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Planning for a secure retirement sounds complicated, but it really breaks down to these five basic elements.
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Just because you're rich doesn't mean you don't make money mistakes. In fact, it may mean you make bigger ones.
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Here are four challenges to jump on right now to make sure your retirement is a happy one.
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With 2016 taxes in the rearview mirror, it's time to take stock of some missed opportunities for next year that could save you money and headaches.
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Can you afford $8,000 per month for care? Chances are, you'll need it at some point. Some solutions to that pricey problem include long-term care insurance, "living benefits" and annuities.
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Most pre-retirees are afraid of outliving their money. Having a plan can help ensure you don't.
Did you know that risk tolerance and risk capacity are not the same thing? Good decisions start with a firm understanding of risk.
They can be expensive, confusing and limiting (but one might work in your plan).
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Even the savviest investors can fall short in several key ways with their retirement decisions.
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Executives navigating layoffs and buyouts have some critical decisions to make. Here's what they need to consider.
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How you tap into your retirement accounts could mean a world of difference. Sometimes going against popular thinking pays off.
Saving and investing is the easy part of the retirement equation. Preserving your assets through volatile markets while drawing an income off them takes a real plan.
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For years they've been plagued by near-zero interest rates forcing them to look for gains in riskier places. Now that's changing.
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Rising prices can turn today's comfortable income into tomorrow's tight budget squeeze, but there are three things you can do to help avoid this problem.
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If something doesn't feel right about your financial plan but you can't put your finger on it, it may be that it doesn't match your level of risk tolerance.
When it's time to start pulling money out of your retirement savings, it's nice to know that dividends are pumping it back in. But you've got to be careful when picking which dividend payers to rely upon.
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Unless you have a solid game plan in place to address these five potential problems, you are not ready to retire.
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