Retire Comfortably

Why – And How – To Save For Retirement Like Social Security Doesn’t Exist

Given the fiscal state of the Social Security system, the author of today’s article advises that, when it comes to financing your retirement, “You have to assume you’re not going to get much help from our government, you’re not going to get much help from your employer, and your financial future is all up to you. And that means you… 

What’s Your “Magic Dividend Number” For Retirement – And How Can You Achieve It?

When it comes to calculating your “magic number” for retirement (how much you need to save in order to retire comfortably), various formulas have been suggested (Fidelity, for example, recommends that you save the equivalent of 10 times your final salary). The author of today’s article, however, sees this approach as “fatally flawed” and recommends using a “magic dividend number”… 

Million Or Myth: Do You Really Need $1 Million To Retire?

The oft-cited figure for how much you need to build up in your nest egg in order to retire comfortably is $1 million – with some experts advocating a $2 million target! However, the author of today’s article believes that, “while that theory might seem reasonable on paper, in practice, it leaves a lot to be desired” – and he…