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Down-Size Your Home, Right-Size Your Life

Down-Size Your Home, Right-Size Your Life

Living in Retirement

There are times when downsizing to a smaller home makes economic sense. A smaller home can mean less maintenance and lower costs.

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Working in Retirement

Working in Retirement

Living in Retirement

Research suggests that working at least part-time in your retirement might be good for you, both financially and physically.

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Stretch Your Retirement Budget

Stretch Your Retirement Budget

Living in Retirement

The key to living a comfortable and stress-free retirement is to draft a realistic budget and to cut out unnecessary expenses.

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Have You Saved Enough for Retirement?

Have You Saved Enough for Retirement?

Living in Retirement

Will you run out of money during your retirement? If so, what can you do about it?

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Managing Your Retirement Funds

Managing Your Retirement Funds

Living in Retirement

Managing your retirement funds does not have to be complicated. You can either hire a financial advisor to take on this role or you can do it yourself.

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When Should I Start Collecting Social Security?

When Should I Start Collecting Social Security?

Social Security

You can start collecting Social Security payments once you hit the age of 62. However, is it wise to do so?

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Special Situations to Consider Before Starting Social Security

Special Situations to Consider Before Starting Social Security

Social Security

There are times when retiring early -- and collecting those monthly Social Security checks before you hit full retirement age -- is actually the right…

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How are Social Security Benefits Calculated?

How are Social Security Benefits Calculated?

Social Security

The amount of money you earned while working determines your monthly benefits. Of course, it is not entirely that simple.

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Off to a Late Start? Catching Up Strategies for Retirement

Off to a Late Start? Catching Up Strategies for Retirement

Saving for Retirement

Just because you procrastinated doesn't mean that you are doomed to a retirement filled with money woes.

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The Basic Principles of Retirement Planning

The Basic Principles of Retirement Planning

Saving for Retirement

Assess your retirement needs early by determining what lifestyle you want to live and how much money you need each year to afford it.

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Retirement Planning Mistakes to Avoid

Retirement Planning Mistakes to Avoid

Saving for Retirement

Boost your odds of a happy retirement by avoiding some of the most common mistakes of retirement savings.

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How Much Do You Need to Retire?

How Much Do You Need to Retire?

Saving for Retirement

Once you've determined what kind of lifestyle you'd like to live following retirement, you can work toward saving the amount of money you'll need.

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Retirement Planning Checklist

Retirement Planning Checklist

Saving for Retirement

Here is what you should be doing at every stage of your working life to save for retirement.

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