Have you been offered retroactive Social Security benefits? Discover why you should not take the Social Security Administration up on their offer.
Building your nest egg over the course of your career is no easy task, but what can be more complicated is figuring out the best strategy for “withdrawing” the money you saved during retirement.
Do you know the amount of monthly benefits that you should expect to receive from Social Security when you retire? Learn how to predict your Social Security payout.
A Qualified Domestic Relations Order is an order that needs to be included in a divorce settlement agreement to provide former spouses their share of Erisa-qualified retirement assets.
In your 40s, retirement no longer seems so far away. If having a comfortable retirement lifestyle and building wealth are your top priorities, you can...
Did you know that you can sign up for an account to help you track the progress of your expected future retirement benefits? Discover why you should get a My Social Security Account today.
As the oldest baby boomers turn 70 this year be sure to add RMD’s to your retirement vocabulary.
Shortly after the New Year’s celebrations ended, the stock market tumbled more than 1,000 points, making 2016 the worst five-day start to a year on record, according to Dow Jones.
Understanding the rules for divorced spouse benefits could mean thousands of dollars in additional income each year.
As major U.S. stock exchanges are experiencing significant losses thus for in 2016, Fidelity Investments reports that 55% of Americans don’t have enough money saved to cover their basic needs in retirement.
When couples are several years apart in age and one spouse wants to retire earlier than the other, retirement can be a tricky transition.
Most presidential candidates lack a solid plan to fix Social Security and AARP wants some answers. Only 10% of Americans ages 25 to 69 are 'very confident' they will get as much as Social Security delivers today, and 18% believe they will get nothing..
What is one of the biggest fears gripping today’s retirees? Paying for health care in retirement. According to an annual survey conducted by Nationwide, 63 percent of affluent pre-retirees are 'terrified' over what health-care costs will do to their plans for retirement.
Is saving for retirement stressing you out? These tips can make building a nest egg a more fulfilling and enjoyable experience.
The holidays are here and usually the furthest thing from our minds is our 2015 tax return. But you can take steps you now, before the end of the year, to increase your tax refund next year or lower the taxes you may owe.
The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016, which authorized an overhaul of the retirement system, is a big deal the military retirement program has largely remained unchanged much since World War II.
Rising health care costs and a volatile stock market are pushing more Americans to make financial resolutions next year.
Saving for retirement can be difficult, especially when you're not planning to quit working for another few decades. Certain retirement planning mistakes...
We are approaching the end of Medicare’s annual open enrollment period. This is important to remember because it is often the only time in the year when you can make changes to your Medicare health plan coverage.
Why not leave your 401(k) money with your former employer? Here are 2 reasons.