Security

Dividend Stocks Fit For A Retiree

Retirees generally want two things from their stocks, note the authors of today’s article: security and income. They further note that “Ideal picks are established companies with wide moats and a long history of dividend hikes.” They proceed to highlight three such stocks that may be particularly solid picks for retirees – including one “rock-solid dividend stock” that may currently… 

Are Health Savings Accounts The Real “Holy Grail” Of Retirement Savings Vehicles?

With it being so often repeated that the key to a secure retirement is to start saving early and put enough into your 401(k) to get your employer’s match, today’s article argues that many investors are overlooking (or underutilizing) another important savings tool – health savings accounts: “According to some advisors, HSAs are also the Holy Grail of savings vehicles… 

The Disappearing Empty-Nest Windfall

Empty-nesters have more disposable income and are thus in a position to step up their retirement savings, right? It turns out, not exactly. While some estimates assume that empty-nesters will increase savings by 12%, today’s article references a recent study which found that savings only increase by 0.3% to 0.7%: “In other words, parents are spending pretty much the same… 

Special Considerations For The Solo Retiree

Planning for a secure retirement is daunting. Planning for a secure retirement when you are single comes with its own additional concerns and anxieties. As such, in today’s article the author outlines three considerations for the solo retiree that may be “a good start to feeling better about facing retirement decisions all by yourself”. What sales pitch for financial products… 

Millennials And Retirement: A Positive Take

“The most studied species of today – after Donald Trump supporters – has to be the millennial…Of particular interest is their financial standing. Standard take: It’s grim.” In today’s article the author – a millennial herself – outlines why millennials need not necessarily subscribe to the commonly-held belief that they will be worse off in retirement than older generations. What…