How do you compare to the average American when it comes to your household income (and household debt), charitable giving, 401(k) balance, personal savings rate, and other key financial metrics? Today’s article outlines “10 Financial Statistics of the Average American” – including the aforementioned five – so that you can find out. To see where you are financially average, above average and below average, CLICK HERE.
The accumulation stage of retirement planning (during one’s working years) can certainly be stressful enough in and of itself, but the decumulation stage (once in retirement) may be even more so. Get it wrong and you may run out of money before you run out of life (which happens to be a major fear of nearly two-thirds of Americans!). As such, the author of today’s article lays out a “useful method that can be used to address retirement income” – the “3-7-5 strategy”. CLICK HERE.