1. 5 Retirement Plans for Individuals & Businesses

    Estimated Read Time: 3-4 minutes Households are saving too little for the future. According to one new analysis, 41% of Gen Xers and 42% of baby boomers have yet to begin saving for retirement. In a recent financial industry survey, 35% of small business owners said they were planning to use the sal…Read More

  2. Should We Reconsider What Retirement Means?

    Estimated Read Time: 3-4 Minutes An executive transitions into a consulting role at age 62 and stops working altogether at 65; then, he becomes a buyer for a church network at 69. A corporate IT professional decides to conclude her career at age 58; she serves as a city council member in her sixties…Read More

  3. Catching Up on Retirement Savings?

    Estimated Read Time: 2-3 Minutes   Do you fear you are saving for retirement too late? Plan to address that anxiety with some creative retirement planning. If you have little saved for retirement at age 50 (or thereabouts), there is still much you can do to generate a fund for your future and to s…Read More

  4. Avoiding the Money Pitfalls of Past Generations

    Estimated Read Time: 2-3 minutes Take these financial lessons to heart. You have a chance to manage your money better than previous generations have. Some crucial financial steps may help you do just that. Live below your means and refrain from living on margin. How much do you save per month? Gene…Read More

  5. Refrain from Tapping Your Retirement Funds

    Estimated Read Time: 3-4 Minutes Retirement accounts are not bank accounts. Nor should they be treated as such. When retirement funds are drawn down, they impede the progress of retirement planning, even if the money is later restored. In a financial crunch, a retirement account may seem like a grea…Read More