For the past 20 years, retirement savings rates have tanked.
In 2018, the average savings rate was 6.3% of total income — nowhere near the suggested rate of 15% to 20% that we recommend. These startling numbers contradict with the envisioned daydream of a carefree retirement.
Debunking a Few Popular Retirement Myths It seems high time to dispel some of these misconceptions. Some have been around for decades, and some new clichés have recently joined their ranks. Let’s examine a few. “When I’m retired, I won’t really have to invest anymore.” Society still […]
Answering three simple questions can help you make the retirement savings choices that will put you on the right path. We’ve all been there: scratching our heads wondering what to do with all the retirement savings accounts. Too many choices can be overwhelming, until you step back and […]
Why a middle-class woman may end up less ready to retire than a middle-class man. Provided by Sam Sweitzer, CFA, Anson Analytics What is the retirement outlook for the average fifty-something working woman? As a generalization, less sunny than that of a man in her age group. […]
If you are in your twenties, you may think it’s too early to start planning for your retirement. Be assured, it’s never too early. Following are a few tips to consider in planning to feather your nest and nurture your nest egg. 1) Calculate your monthly expenditures and […]
Little Known Veteran Benefits That You Could Be Overlooking: After his grandfather died more than a decade ago, Lamarr Couser and his family were caught by surprise when the funeral director asked whether the World War II veteran was covered by a life insurance policy from the Department […]