Americans Want Retirement Income to Last a Lifetime — Not Just Awhile
November 17, 2017 |
More Americans would like to get a steady stream of income through retirement to last them until they die, but most workplaces don’t offer this lifetime benefit.
Advice From Baby Boomers: Never Stop Saving
November 13, 2017 |
Baby boomers say they are financially ready for retirement. Most say that living life on the cheap side will leave you more money in your later years.
Americans Are Outliving Their Retirement Savings
November 10, 2017 |
There aren’t enough workplace retirement plans and even for those that do have one.
Surprise, Surprise: Florida Is the Best Place to Retire
November 1, 2017 |
The best places to retire according to retirees and pre-retirees and their biggest priorities, like housing, taxes, and the job market.
Latin Americans Have It Worse Than Other Americans
October 31, 2017 |
One-third of Hispanic families have less than $500 in emergency savings and are less likely to pay off debt and save for retirement compared to the rest of the nation.
Boomers Aren’t Doing as Bad as Everyone Thinks They Are
October 17, 2017 |
The most financial unstable baby boomers are doing better than we all thought they were doing, but they still aren’t doing great.
Americans are More Invested in Vacations than Retirement
October 3, 2017 |
Americans would rather put more time, effort, and money into researching vacations and their future vehicles than make financial investments.
Stretch Your Dollar Across the Mississippi
October 2, 2017 |
One million dollars will last you more than 26 years in Mississippi, while it’ll get less than half that in Hawaii.
Why 3 Obscure Polls Are Good News About America’s Debt
September 25, 2017 |
No one is talking about them, but they should. So I will.
Baby Boomers Fear 2007 Financial Crisis Ruined Their Retirement Plans
September 19, 2017 |
Over three-fourths of the generation feel they will have no savings for their post-work life
What Women Don’t Know May Hurt Them In Retirement
August 25, 2017 |
At least they know who to ask for help.
Generation X Is Stuck in a Tight Spot
August 23, 2017 |
But their growing debt apathy may have payoffs for all
Millennials Would Rather Save for Retirement Than Raise a Family
August 18, 2017 |
They’re the furthest from retirement, but it’s still one of their main goals.
Borrowing Money Now Hurts Your Retirement Later
August 17, 2017 |
Employee-sponsored retirement plans are dying because workers are taking out loans without paying them back or leave a job without taking their retirement with them.
The Most Depressing Statistic of the Summer
August 14, 2017 |
Trust me, you’ll never guess what it is.
Nontraditional Employees Don’t Have Benefits
August 11, 2017 |
One in four Americans are part-time workers or independent contractors, yet don’t have the same benefits — like health insurance or a retirement plan — like their traditional-working peers.
Financial Woes Are Literally Killing Us
August 2, 2017 |
Almost half of Americans worry about their finances at least once a week, and almost one-quarter of us are probably thinking about our money problems at least once a day.
If Nothing Else, We Save When We Shop
August 1, 2017 |
The vast majority of Americans search often for ways to save when going grocery shopping. If only we would stash away the money we save.
We Should Plan Our Funerals, But We Aren’t
July 31, 2017 |
Most Americans think planning their own funerals is important, but most aren’t actually doing it.
Moving Saved The Groovy Family a Ton
July 26, 2017 |
Once they relocated, they set their sights on their retirement goals.
Student Debt Hurts Women More Than Men
July 21, 2017 |
Women are suffering from student loan debt at a higher rate than men, and this first-person account of drowning in debt shows it.
More Millennials Are Saving in 401(k) Plans
July 21, 2017 |
Baby Boomers still lead in total participitation, but the youngest generation in the workforce leads growth in use over past five years.
Americans Hope They Can Work in Retirement
July 11, 2017 |
And that’s a good thing, since we aren’t saving enough anyway.
We’re More Confident About Saving When We Don’t Have Much Saved
July 10, 2017 |
Despite stashing less than they should, Americans feel comfortable with their retirement savings
Look What Happens When Companies Care About Employee Retirement
July 10, 2017 |
Employers who match contributions or have automatic programs set up for their employees have more workers who are prepared for retirement than those who don’t have any methods in place.
The World Is Running out of Retirement Money
July 3, 2017 |
Generations retiring in a couple decades may not even get a retirement because of a $400 trillion retirement savings gap.
Millennials Aren’t Interested In Retiring
June 26, 2017 |
They’re out-saving Baby Boomers and Gen Xers, not to retire — but to work their dream jobs and travel.
Americans Wish They Saved More
June 21, 2017 |
Not saving enough for retirement is a bigger regret than taking on too much debt
We Grade Our Retirement Plans On a Curve
June 19, 2017 |
Americans give themselves a passing grade on saving for retirement, but most are failing.
Women Struggling Hard with Retirement Savings
June 15, 2017 |
Women are still primary caregivers, still earn less than their male counterparts, and still don’t believe they are financially ready for retirement.
Why Health Savings Accounts Are Booming Right Now
June 12, 2017 |
As many older Americans gripe with how to afford retirement, they’re taking advantage of health savings accounts now more than ever.
8 Essential Documents for Estate Planning
June 9, 2017 |
You may not shed your mortal coil for many years, but do this NOW.
We Don’t Care About Retirement as Much as We Say We Do
June 5, 2017 |
Most of us are worried about emergencies, health care, and vacations more than saving for our retirement.
Financial Flexibility Is Top Goal Among Pre-Retirees
June 1, 2017 |
Except only a handful are on their way to achieving that goal
Women Aren’t as Financially Well-off as They Think They Are
May 30, 2017 |
The loss of a spouse or divorce is a major test of financial independence.
10 Ways to Retire Earlier Than Friends on the Same Salary
May 26, 2017 |
Yes, you can retire earlier than your friends, and live much more comfortably.
Just Being Poor Can Make You Sick
May 23, 2017 |
The more debt you have, the more likely you are to have higher stress levels, more weight gain, and increased sleep loss.
Boomers Aren’t Ready for Retirement
May 17, 2017 |
Most Americans believe they are financially prepared for retirement. As more baby boomers hit retirement age, they don’t know as much as they think they do when it comes to finances in the golden years.
Despite Less Anxiety, Americans Still Worry About Health Care
May 9, 2017 |
While Americans are divided on issues like how the government should be run and defense spending, many of them on both sides of the aisle are concerned about health care.