Why Women Need to Save More Than Men

Women often face greater obstacles when it comes to investing for retirement. On average, women work fewer years and earn less than men. This means that they have lower pension and Social Security benefits. But they also have longer life expectancies, so they need to save even more for a longer retirement. Women must also […]

‘Use It or Lose It’ Spending Accounts May Be Cut

FSA’s are a popular way for many employees to set aside pretax dollars for medical expenses, dental expenses and childcare, etc. There are proposals and current laws that may make their future uncertain. Beginning in 2018. There will be a 40% “Cadillac” tax” on plans that offer benefits deemed by the government to be too […]

Retirement Planning Tips for Fifty-Somethings

Entering your 50s and behind in your retirement planning goals? Don’t fret. You’ve still got time to get your financial plan back on track. There are many steps that older investors can take to better prepare themselves financially for retirement. Here are six tips that may help you make the most of your final working […]

Beyond Retirement: What About Your Other Goals?

In addition to saving for retirement, there may be several other major financial goals you’ll need to juggle in a lifetime. Let’s say that at the age of 25 you earned $35,000. If your salary increased at the average historical rate, you’d have earned nearly $2 million in total by the time you were 65.1 […]

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