What’s happening to my 401(k)? How to manage your money – and emotions – when it seems like the world is falling apart: Stock market volatility, inflation, interest rates – all of these factors are stressing Americans out about their retirement portfolios.
Living to 100? How to create meaningful experiences later in life: Americans are living longer than ever before, and with people retiring in their 40s, 50s and 60s, there’s plenty of time left to enjoy.
I lived in motels and ‘forgot to live’: I’m 48, have almost $900,000 and want to retire next year. What can I do?: The balance between enjoying the present moment and saving for the future is crucial, but it’s not always easy.
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Where should I retire? I want good weather, lower taxes and access to ethnic groceries. ‘Why is it so hard to check all the boxes?’
More in retirement news:
For sustainable retirement income, you need these 5 building blocks (Kiplinger)
Why you should plan for an early retirement (USA Today)
10 reasons for financial check-ups as you save for retirement (Forbes)
Top 12 benefits of becoming a remote entrepreneur after retirement (Entrepreneur)
A Gen Z investor’s journey to opening a Roth IRA (TheStreet)
Research and Insight:
How prepared are Americans for retirement (Wharton)
The ‘Workforce of the Future’ wants stable retirement income, earlier retirement and would quit before going back to the office, Allspring Global Investment Survey Finds (BusinessWire)
MagnifyMoney study finds retired Americans returning to workforce and rising wages and inflation (PR Newswire)
Get help with Medicare coverage denials (Center for Retirement Research at Boston College)
To share with your family, friends and clients:
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Should you do a Roth conversion now? Yes, if you’re in this ‘holy grail’ group
You won’t believe what the average millennial expects from their investments