Archives for October 2015

Five Things You Probably Haven’t Done but Should to Integrate Your Retirement Accounts into Your Estate Plan

Your retirement accounts, including your 401(k) plans and individual retirement accounts (IRAs), are likely to be your most significant assets along with your home. While you may think you’ll need every bit of money in those accounts for your retirement, what would happen if you die at an early age? Not fun to think about, […]

The Magic Rule for Retirement Withdrawals

Is There Really a Magic Rule That Will Tell You Exactly How Much You Can Withdraw Every Year During Retirement? Wouldn’t it be great if there was a nice, simple rule you could follow to know how much money you could safely withdraw from your retirement savings so that you won’t accidentally go broke long […]

Taking the Plunge: When Should You Retire?

Deciding when to retire is one of the most important life decisions you’ll ever make, but how do you know when the time has come? The “traditional” retirement age is 65, but maybe you dream of retiring early at, say, age 55. Can you afford to retire this early, or should you actually be considering […]

What Divorce After 50 Means For Your Retirement

In 2013, the National Center for Family and Marriage Released a surprising study that showed divorce rates between adults 50 and older have doubled between 1990 and 2010. Now, 1 in 4 divorces in the United States are between couples over 50. On some level, this is good news. It means that the lower stigma […]