Category Archives: Retirement Planning

HOW TO RETIRE WITH SECURITY

Am I going to have sufficient money to retire?  That is the #1 financial concern among 66 percent of Americans, according to a Gallup poll, even though many of them have long-term retirement savings plans. I recall when I was always checking my retirement nest egg to see if it was ready to hatch or if… Read More »

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COULD YOU RETIRE BY AGE 45?

Seriously, how could I possibly retire by 45?  Well, it may be possible, depending on the size of your 401k by age 40.  Have you asked yourself, “What percentage of income should go to retirement savings?  Or, “How much money should I have in my 401k?” So, Happy Birthday!  It’s not your birthday?  Well, it… Read More »

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Our Best Retirement Quotes

Lately I’ve been seeking out the best retirement quotes I can fint, searching for the perfect turn of phrase to express something significant or perhaps humorous about retirement, and collecting those quotes which resound with me.  I’d love to hear some of other famous retirement quotes or simple your favorite retirement quotes as well.  (I… Read More »

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IS RETIREMENT INCOME TAXABLE?

Is our retirement income taxable?  What about social security income?  What happens tax-wise when we retire? As adults working jobs and earning an income, we know how taxes work.  We work, our employer takes out federal and state taxes based on our income tax bracket, number of dependents, etc.  At the end of the year… Read More »

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HOW DO YOU KNOW WHEN TO RETIRE? 

Being ready to retire doesn’t just happen; it takes action.  So, how do you know when to retire?  Are you ready now?  Do you know when you will be?  The sooner you start planning and taking those actions the sooner you can start living your retirement dream.  What actions are you currently engaged in?  Are… Read More »

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