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

Posted by Ardent Editor on Oct 12 2019 in Retirement 101 Tags:

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

Posted by Ardent Editor on May 31 2017 in Retirement 101 Tags: , , ,

Women and Retirement

Retirement can be perceived differently, depending on who you are talking to. For the well-prepared, retirement is usually anticipated with excitement. For those who are ill-prepared, retirement can be an increasing concern. Women may also look at retirement in a different way. There are certain factors that may make retirement for many women a bit more challenging. Here are some of them. Longer average life span O

Posted by Ardent Editor on Jul 10 2015 in Women & Retirement Tags: , , ,

Important Factors That Affect Your Retirement Savings

Saving up for retirement takes some dedication and planning. Some people may not see the importance of saving up for retirement when they are still young. But saving early can be an important step towards having a more comfortable retirement. There are certain factors that can affect one’s ability to save enough for the future. Here are some of them. Start of Saving Age The age when you start saving up for re

Posted by Ardent Editor on Jun 17 2015 in Financial Planning Tags: , , , ,

Important Tips To Follow A Year Before You Retire

A comfortable retirement with less worries takes careful planning and preparation. Unfortunately, most people do not make the necessary steps needed to prepare for their retirement. They end up desperate and playing the retirement savings catch-up game in the process. But whether you prepared well or not, there are some things that you need to bear in mind a year or so before your retirement. What you do during thi

Posted by Ardent Editor on Jun 11 2015 in Retirement 101 Tags: , , ,

Common Money Mistakes You Should Avoid

It can be a challenge for many people to save money. It is not so much on whether they have enough to save up. Most of the time, making poor money choices is the main reason why people fail to save enough for a rainy day of for their future. There are many common money mistakes most people are guilty of making here are just some of them. Spending more on housing Most people like the idea of owning their own home. H

Posted by Ardent Editor on May 22 2015 in Money 101 Tags: , , , , , , ,

Major Concerns That May Prevent People From Retiring

It is a sad fact that many people are not really prepared for retirement. They can be so concerned with the present that they tend to neglect saving up for the future. Saving for retirement can be a challenge for many people. Even more so, there are some major concerns that will prevent them from entertaining the idea by the time people come at that age. Here are just some of those concerns. Debt Issues For many pe

Posted by Ardent Editor on Nov 17 2014 in Financial Planning Tags: , , ,

Retirement Truths You Should Know

Retirement is not the same today as it was in the old days. For most people today, the ideal retirement is one where retirees can enjoy life more in their twilight years, no longer worrying about work or income to get by. The ideal retirement today requires a substantial retirement fund to take care of the day-to-day expenses and other needs of the retiree. That is why it is important to prepare and save up for ret

Posted by Ardent Editor on Dec 6 2013 in Retirement 101 Tags: , ,

Money Decisions That Will Affect Your Retirement

Retirement is a concern for many people who like to spend it comfortably. More than hoping for a comfortable retirement, what you can do is prepare for it. How you may try to do it is up to you and what your personal circumstances will allow. As you work on to establish a retirement fund, there are also other money decisions that you can make that may eventually affect your future retirement. Here are some of them.

Posted by Ardent Editor on Jul 11 2013 in Financial Planning Tags: , , , , ,

Numbers That Matter Most On Retirement

People who are expecting retirement any time soon need to prepare in order for them to enjoy this stage of their lives. For those who are about to get to this stage, there are certain numbers that may prove to be important especially in retirement planning. Here are some of them. Number Of Years Left Before Retirement This provides the mean to know on whether people are ready or prepared for retirement. It is good

Posted by Ardent Editor on Dec 11 2012 in Financial Planning Tags: , , , , , , ,

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