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F.I.R.E.’d Up – A Million Ain’t What It Used To Be

Lance Roberts | Equities.com |

​The FIRE (Financial Independence Retire Early) Movement is literally on “fire” after Suze Orman recently suggested that one would need $5 million if they wanted to retire early.


Liz Weston: Should You Pay off Mortgage Before You Retire?

Associated Press | Equities.com |

Most people would be better off not having mortgages in retirement. But retiring a mortgage before you retire isn't always possible.


Uptick in Social Security Checks for 2019 as Inflation Rises

Associated Press | Equities.com |

The government announced a cost-of-living adjustment of 2.8 percent on Thursday. That would mean an extra $39 a month for the average retired worker.


Working past 65? It's Easier to Do If You Graduated College

Associated Press | Equities.com |

Close to one in five Americans who's 65 or older is still working, the highest percentage in more than half a century.


Why 80% Of Americans Face A Retirement Crisis

Lance Roberts | Equities.com |

Why do so many Americans face a retirement crisis today after a decade of surging stock market returns?


How Cryptocurrency Could Catapult You Over the Retirement Finish Line

Kim Snider | Equities.com |

What if cryptocurrency turns out to be the answer to near-retirees prayers?


Buying Bitcoin In Your IRA: Which Route to Take and Why

Kim Snider | Equities.com |

Bitcoin has made big strides recently toward mainstream adoption, including a new way to buy Bitcoin in your IRA.


Should You Rely on Annuities When You Retire?

Due | Equities.com |

Should you rely on annuities when it comes time to retire? That depends on your ultimate goals, your unique circumstances, and how much risk you want to be exposed to.


What to Do If You Make Too Much to Contribute to a Roth IRA

IRIS.xyz | Equities.com |

Roth IRAs come with income caps. Here's what to do if you are above the limit.


Canada's Pensions in Great Shape?

Leo Kolivakis | Equities.com |

Canada's large pensions are good shape because they properly manage assets and liabilities, and have the right governance to attract and retain world-class investment managers.


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Can the Media Solve the Partisan Conflict?

Andrew McCarthy, Contributing Editor, The National Review; Michael Zeldin, CNN Legal Analyst; Celeste Katz, Senior Political Reporter, Glamour; Silvia Davi, SVP, Contributing Editor, Equities.com; and Doug Simon, CEO, D S Simon Media discuss how the media’s role has shaped the landscape for communicators and what the media is trying to do to reduce discord in society.