Know Your Options (Trading Strategies) And Regain Control Of Your Retirement

2017-06-25 06_54_18-Free stock photo of agreement, business, businessmanLawmakers in Washington seem determined to make it harder – not easier – for Americans to save for retirement, including possibly eliminating the tax-exempt status of 401(k) contributions. But today’s article outlines how Americans can regain control of their retirement using options: “By using two very basic options trading strategies – call buying and put buying – you can take control of your post-employment destiny, and use the power of leverage to start padding your nest egg.” To read more, CLICK HERE.

Orderly Retirement Saving: Which Accounts To Prioritize?

2017-06-25 06_51_28-Stack of Pebbles on Beach · Free Stock Photo“One of the trickier decisions of saving for retirement is determining which accounts to prioritize with your savings,” notes the author of today’s article. As such, he proceeds to outline a general recommended order when it comes to saving for retirement. Number one in that order is, of course, investing enough in your 401(k) to at least get any employer match. But what about after you’ve done that (or if your employer does not offer a match)? CLICK HERE to read more.

Investments For Each Decade Of Life – And A 50-50 Stock/Bond Split In Retirement?

2017-06-11 07_11_10-Person Standing on Concrete Stone Under White Clouds during Sunset · Free StockWhether you are in your 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, or 60s and beyond, today’s article has some tailor-made investing guidance for you – including some specific funds for those in each decade of life to consider. In addition, the article examines whether – contrary to conventional wisdom – a 50-50 stock/bond split may be appropriate for retirees, as has been recently advocated by Vanguard founder Jack Bogle. To read more, CLICK HERE.

There’s Still Time: How You Can Still Build A Sizable Nest Egg, Starting At Age 50

2017-06-11 07_09_04-Blue Canoe on Body of Water during Daytime · Free Stock PhotoIf you think you’ve put off saving for retirement way too late, all hope may not be lost. Today’s article highlights research from the American Association of Individual Investors (AAII) showing that, “even starting at age 50, it is possible to save more than $1 million for retirement”. How? AAII identifies five different scenarios where, by saving from age 50 to age 70, one can accumulate balances ranging from $300,000 to $1.3 million. To read more, CLICK HERE.

A Comprehensive Retirement Planning Guide

2017-06-11 06_56_00-Man Wearing Black and White Stripe Shirt Looking at White Printer Papers on theHow much do you need to save for retirement? In what order should you fund various retirement savings vehicles? What insurance policies will you need in retirement? How can you safely go about drawing down your assets once in retirement? Retirement planning is incredibly complex – which is why the author of today’s article breaks the process down into several questions that need to be answered and provides guidance and further resources for tackling each of them. To read more, CLICK HERE.

These Financial Tools Can Help You Make FIRE

2017-06-11 06_53_45-Grey Wooden Aisle · Free Stock PhotoThe FIRE (Financial Independence, Retire Early) movement is growing as more and more workers seek to save enough so that they can leave full-time work in their 30s, 40s or 50s – and those that have achieved early retirement have developed some tools to help those who aspire to do so. Are you on track to retire early based on your net worth? Where can you cut spending even further? And is early retirement even right for you? These tools can help answer those questions. CLICK HERE to read more.