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Retirement Savings

Retirement savings refer to the money you save up so that you can stop working later in life and still have enough money to live on.

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All Questions: Retirement Savings
NewPosted May 26, 2016 · Houston, TX
John C Brandy

John C Brandy

CFEd, AAMS

The great news is that modest return generally speaking means limited risk, so it will be very possible to get a portfolio you feel good about.

How a...

NewPosted May 23, 2016 · Los Angeles, CA

Good golly, what a bunch of great questions, and I'll say right off the bat I'm not the resident expert on student loans or aid. I am, however, an e...

NewPosted May 21, 2016 · San Francisco, CA
John C Brandy

John C Brandy

CFEd, AAMS

Yep, the tool I use (see last paragraph) will help us formulate the best method for withdrawal accounting for Social Security.

Generally speaking the...

NewPosted May 21, 2016
John C Brandy

John C Brandy

CFEd, AAMS

Experience shows that anyone who wants to have control over their own future is willing to put that part of their life on deferred gratification.

Mos...

NewPosted May 20, 2016 · Boston, MA
John C Brandy

John C Brandy

CFEd, AAMS

First of all, simplify. Think of saving, investing and contribution to retirement as all one thing. Make it easier and it will be easier.

Okay? No...

NewPosted May 20, 2016

There is no way to roll your Series EE bonds into something that will allow you to not recognize the income. However, you do have the flexibility to ...

NewPosted May 19, 2016
Guy Baker

Guy Baker

CFP®, AEP, ChFC, CLU

A policy that is 9-10 years old should be a really good money machine. The agent or company representative should be able to give you some good insigh...

NewPosted May 19, 2016

First, understand how much you will lose for accepting a lump sum cashout of a defined benefit plan. It is a serious hit to your retirement security....

NewPosted May 19, 2016 · Sacramento, CA
Guy Baker

Guy Baker

CFP®, AEP, ChFC, CLU

Great question. The term "compound interest" refers to the year over year growth in an investment account. Suppose you could be 5% on a savings accoun...

NewPosted May 17, 2016

The answer to this question lies directly in the purpose for making the investment. In your situation I can think of very few reasons to lock up capit...

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