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Immediate Annuities: The Opposite Of Life Insurance

In this day and age of employee-sponsored qualified retirement plans such as 401(k)s and 403(b)s, many of us have never known what it would be like to have a pension plan with an employer.  Many of our parents and grandparents have lived out their retirement years with funds received as a pension payout from their  Click to Continue


Tracking Social Security

If you are like many others, Social Security is a bit of a mystery.  The Financial Samurai wrote a piece on what his SS would be.   I recently signed up for My Social Security where anybody can track their Social Security benefits online.  Even though I don’t count on Social Security in my passive  Click to Continue


Don’t let a bull market lead you off your retirement strategy

As the market has been bullish recently and experiencing all-time highs, don’t get caught up in the rally and sway from your retirement plan.  According to a recent article in U.S. News and World Report there 5 keys to follow even in a bull market:       1)      Stay the course – Don’t let  Click to Continue