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Weekend Reading: How Can I Make Sure That the Money I've Saved Will Last My Whole Retirement?

Many retirees wonder if their lifelong savings will last the long-run, and you might be one of them. Feeling confident in the stability of your retirement plan includes honing in on your income, and this article highlights two questions to ask yourself while doing so.

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Weekend Reading: Democratic Lawmakers Want to Expand Medicare. Here Are the Gaps in Coverage and Other Costs to Know

Here’s a shocker for many pre-retirees: Medicare isn’t free. Not only that, but it can often come along with unexpected costs.

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Weekend Reading: How to Set Smart Goals for Your Investments

I’m an avid goal-setter in many areas of my life. Needless to say, that includes my investments. They have a purpose, they’re led by a strategy but I also need to gauge if they’re on track with where I need them to go, and I’m able to do this through intentional goal-setting.

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Weekend Reading: Mind the Age Gap Please: Planning for Couples Who Retire Together, or Not

A question our team often faces is, “When should I retire?” And for couples, a follow-up inquiry can also include whether or not that answer should differ from your spouse.

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Weekend Reading: My 'Too Hard' Pile is Pretty Big

Here’s a unique way to view your investment options, and it’s a strategy Warren Buffett and his right-hand man, Charlie Munger, utilize as well.

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Weekend Reading: What Really Happens if Social Security "Disappears"?

Tales of the impending demise of Social Security benefits continually circulate the financial world; However, you shouldn’t let these scare tactics get the best of you.

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Weekend Reading: Seven Retirement Myths Debunked

Retirement planning legends and rules-of-thumb are plentiful, but do they hold true when it comes to your hard-earned dollars?

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Weekend Reading: Finding Your Retirement Paradise

Where you decide to live in retirement should mirror your values, purpose and passions. Just like everything else you surround yourself with, you want your residence to bring fulfillment, but choosing where and what that looks like can be challenging.

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Weekend Reading: What's the Ideal Asset Mix in Retirement? Is It 70/30? 60/40?

The optimal asset allocation mix for retirement isn’t clear-cut. It depends on a multitude of variables specific to you, such as age, presence of other income sources and most certainly, your risk tolerance.

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Weekend Reading: Overcoming the Frugality Syndrome

The author here (a self-proclaimed pyromaniac) makes a very important observation as it relates to the popular Financial Independence, Retire Early (FIRE) movement: “It is usually easier to start a fire than put one out.”

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Weekend Reading: Caught Between a Long-Term Care Policy and A Hard Place

Navigating your way through the long-term care marketplace can be confusing. How do you know if the policy you purchased years ago is still the best option for you?

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Weekend Reading: 'Have I Left the Best of Me Behind?' Why You Need an Elevator Pitch for Retirement

Upon entering retirement, being posed the question, “What do you do?” might cause you some anxiety.