Avoid These Pre-Retirement Financial Blunders

Financial planning is an important aspect of preparing for one’s future success in life. It is important for people who wish to enjoy a fruitful retirement. But over the course of planning for one’s financial future, there are certain financial blunders that can end up compromising one’s retirement goals. Here are some of them. Supporting Your Kids Beyond Adulthood One of the common mistakes many would-be ret

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Advice Towards Better Retirement

People yearn of enjoying a comfortable retirement. For that to be possible takes careful planning, saving, and preparation. There are some things that you need to consider in order to ensure a better retirement for yourself. Here are some of them. Discuss retirement spending with your partner. Even before you enter the retirement stage, try to plan for your future spending once you retire. You need to plan ahead of

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Optimizing Your Social Security Benefits

Getting full Social Security benefits is an essential part of financial planning for your future retirement. Avoid making the mistakes that can affect your benefits in the future. Learn how you can boost your benefits so that you can take advantage of what you can get from Social Security in the future. Here are some tips that can help. Check For Personal Data Errors One of the most basic things to do when you wish

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Social Security Benefits You May Not Know About

Social Security benefits can supplement your retirement income when you do plan to retire. Depending on your social status, there are actually certain benefits that many people tend to ignore because they do not really know about it. Here are some of the Social Security benefits that may not always be under everyone’s radar, so to speak. Spousal Income Benefits A spousal benefit in Social Security is availabl

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Retirement Expectations And Tips

People react differently to retirement. There are those who look forward to it with excitement while there are others who wait for it with a lot of concerns. It all comes down to how well you prepared or planned for this stage of your life. But there are also other things that you need to expect when you reach retirement. These insights may help you improve on your preparations. Too much free time becomes a challen

Posted by Ardent Editor on Aug 23 2019 in Retirement 101


Reasons Why Retirement Planning Is Important

Many people take retirement planning for granted. Many think that it is something that should be thought of sometime later in life. But that will only make things harder. There are many reasons why retirement planning is important. Here are just some of them. Social Security Is Not Enough While social security can provide future retirees with funds during retirement, it is never usually enough. Many people have the

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Low-Risk Investment Options To Consider

People who are approaching retirement would like to stretch their retirement fund as long as possible. One way to do so is by investing it low-risk instruments that can protect the principal and even earn a bit of interest as well. There are some that offer high returns but most of the options only provide a relatively lower interest rate return. But if the aim is to protect the principal amount invested, then thes

Posted by Ardent Editor on Feb 28 2018 in Retirement 101


People Who Can Derail Your Retirement Plans

Retirement planning is not always simple. There are different challenges that people can face when they start planning out for their future retirement. While saving the money remains to be the biggest challenge, certain factors can also be at work that may add to the challenge. There are times when it is the people around you that can act as obstacles to a more effective retirement plan. Here are just some of them.

Posted by Ardent Editor on Jul 4 2017 in Retirement 101


Signs You Might Not “Survive” Retirement

Retirement can be quite a concern for many people. The main reason usually is if one is ready and prepared for it. Others prepared early and made sure that they retire comfortably. But a great number do not bother to think about the issue of saving for retirement until later or if it is already too late. Still, there are some who might not be sure where they stand. There are signs showing if one is ready for retire

Posted by Ardent Editor on Jun 6 2017 in Retirement 101


Top Sources Of Retirement Income

When it comes to retirement, people should try to prepare and plan beforehand what they wish to do during this time of their life. It requires time for building up a retirement fund that can last during one’s twilight years. Since retirees are no  longer working, their earning capacity is drastically reduced. But they can establish some retirement income in order to compensate. Here are some of the common re

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