Spending

Helping Diligent Retirement Savers “Flip The Switch” From Saving To Spending

Most Americans are not saving sufficiently for retirement. But even those who have been diligent retirement savers during their working years may encounter difficulties when they reach retirement, with the author of today’s article cautioning that many in this financially fortunate group “find it hard to flip the switch from saving to spending.” For his advice on how ardent retirement… 

The Secret Of The Super Savers

How are so-called “super savers” – people who save 20% or more of their incomes – able to be super savers? New research has identified “the single biggest difference between what super savers spend less on, as compared to the rest of us” – something super savers spend just 14% of their incomes on compared to 23% for non-super-savers. To… 

Finding The Retirement Spending Strategy That Is Right For You

When it comes to determining how much to spend from a retirement portfolio each year, the author of today’s article states that, while there is no perfect strategy, “there are many perfectly fine spending strategies. So the goal is to understand the pros and cons of each strategy, then pick the one that suits you and move on with your… 

Creating An In-Retirement Financial Plan

The transition from building up savings leading up to retirement to spending down those savings once in retirement can be challenging, both strategically and psychologically – and thus mapping out an in-retirement financial plan is critical, notes the author of today’s article. To aid in this complicated endeavor, she lays out “the key tasks to tackle” when devising such a…