Monthly Archives: August 2020


4 Fun and Affordable Retirement Activities

Entering retirement can mean a dramatic shift in lifestyle, but luckily there is plenty of time for new or old hobbies. Remember, you’re not just retiring from something, you’re retiring to something. The “what” is up to you, and there are many options other than expensive hobbies. Here are four fun and affordable retirement activities. Volunteering Few things are [...]

2020-09-11T16:55:59+00:00August 24th, 2020|lifestyle|

3 Things to Know About Your 401(k)

We all know that a 401(k) is one of the most important retirement planning tools we have. The potential tax benefits and power of compound interest can make it a great saving and investment tool for anyone who practices financial discipline and contributes regularly. There are several important things to know about your 401(k), such [...]

2020-09-11T16:56:48+00:00August 21st, 2020|Retirement Income Planning|

3 Things to Know About Covering Healthcare Costs In Retirement

Consider that the average 65-year-old couple retiring today will need an estimated $363,946 to cover their healthcare costs in retirement, and this does not include long-term care costs.[1] Many people assume that Medicare will cover all of their healthcare needs, but Medicare is neither free nor comprehensive healthcare coverage. There can potentially be many out-of-pocket healthcare [...]

2020-08-17T21:39:49+00:00August 17th, 2020|Financial Planning, healthcare|

3 Things to Know If You Plan on a Late Retirement

Retirement isn’t what it used to be: It’s typically longer and more active. Not everyone’s retirement will look the same, and not everyone’s has to. Maybe you’ll transition to part-time before fully retiring, or maybe you’re looking forward to a second career doing something you love. 86% of Americans in their 50’s say they’ll work [...]

2020-08-14T05:51:11+00:00August 14th, 2020|Retirement Planning|

4 Essential Items to Pack on Your Trip This Summer

If you’re traveling this summer, there are certain staples you can bring wherever you go. When packing for a trip, everyone immediately thinks of underwear and a toothbrush, but there are other essentials that don’t come to mind as easily. And even if you forgot those two things, you can buy a new toothbrush or [...]

2020-08-10T21:09:10+00:00August 10th, 2020|lifestyle|

3 Strategies for Creating a Solid Retirement Plan

The past few months have caused many to worry about their financial future, and some may assume they can recoup their losses by delaying retirement or working in retirement. A recent survey found that 54% of Americans say they’d like to continue working in retirement, while 40% say they worry they won’t be able to [...]

2020-08-03T06:01:49+00:00August 3rd, 2020|Retirement Planning|
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