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Retirement Planning: Common Mistakes to Avoid

Retirement Planning: Common Mistakes to Avoid

Derek Hansen | Equities.com |

Planning for retirement is a task that many of us tend to put off for a later date, but it is a necessary task which each of us must inevitably face at some point in our careers.


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.


15 Ways to Make More Money in Your 401(K)

Paul Merriman | Equities.com |

For many people, a 401(k) retirement plan is the biggest source of retirement savings. Unfortunately, most people don’t use their retirement funds to the best advantage.