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Six Tips To Help Your Parents With Their Retirement – So You Can Too!

No matter how much you’ve put together in your financial retirement plans, it always seems like you need more. What if, in addition to your own expenses, you also have to support your parents? Here are 6 basic tips to follow, so both you and your parents can retire comfortably.

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Baby Boomers and The Rise of the Grudge Workforce

Here’s a new term for you – the grudge workforce. Have you heard of it before? I discovered it when I happened to run across a research report published by Suncorp in Australia. They coined the phrase grudge workforce in reference to the time gap for baby boomers from...

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Retirement: The Case of the Ant and the Grasshopper

When you were younger you might remember being told an Aesop’s fable about an ant and a grasshopper. Basically, the story goes like this; One summer, a grasshopper was spending it’s days chirping and singing. An ant passed him by who was working hard and carrying an ear of...

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Talking To Your Adult Kids About Your Finances

Have you had “the talk” yet with your kids? No – not that one, the other important one – your finances. If you haven’t, you’re not alone. In a recent study conducted by Fidelity Investments, they found that approximately 9 in 10 parents and their children see the importance...

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Reasons To Take Your Retirement Spending For A Test Drive

The big day is fast approaching and you’re getting all set to retire. But before you take the leap, you may want to take your retirement spending plan for a test drive. Some recent research is showing that many retirees are spending more and ‘splurging’ at the beginning of...

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Why the 4% Rule For Retirement Might Not Work

Have you heard of the 4% rule for retirement planning? The idea was that you could withdraw 4% of your retirement nest egg and your money should be able to last you thirty years. But this may no longer be true. Find out why.

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