Retirement

GFM Helmuth von MoltkeWikimedia Commons, Public Domain We have to understand both the nature of plans and the nature of retirement finance before we can build a successful retirement plan. It’s only rational to update any plan (not just retirement plans) to account for new, important information. Say that on Monday, the weather forecast for Friday
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How to choose the best retirement plan for your small business.Getty What is the best retirement plan for a self-employed person? Which is the best retirement plan for a small business owner? More importantly, which is the right retirement plan for you – as a business owner and / or a self-employed individual? Choosing the
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Most people still have a 20th century vision of retirement in their heads: an idyllic 20-plus-year vacation spent traveling, pursuing hobbies, and hanging out with grandchildren. As compelling as that vision might seem, there are game-changing challenges to the retirement of the 21st century. Consider these trends: Life expectancies from birth increased by more than 30
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Businessperson’s Hand Holding Red Arrow In Front Of Human Figures On Wooden StaircaseGetty More and more news stories are breaking about CEOs leaving their role amid accusations of ethics breaches and lack of integrity. Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance Chairman/CEO Carlos Ghosn has been charged over allegations that he failed to disclose close to $80 million in additional
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Retirement Researcher I have created a calculator that allows users to get a sense of the principal limit available with a HECM reverse mortgage on their homes using the most popular one-month variable-rate option. A preview of the calculator is shown in Exhibit 1.1. The net principal limit is calculated on seven inputs; the amount
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Modern Senior Man Using Laptop during Coffee BreakGetty How people define retirement is changing. For most people it doesn’t mean that they will completely stop working. Instead, Americans are looking for encore careers to help them find meaning, stay engaged and generate income. Yet finding that next encore career can be more challenging than you
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If don’t include this one thing in your retirement plan, you’re just living longer, not better.Getty Chris and Patty met in college, soon after graduation they married. The next 37 years were filled with career, children, and making a life together. After their last son married, Chris and Patty retired from their professions. Shortly thereafter,
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Elephant and six blind menPixelbay.com Perhaps you’ve noticed the enticing headlines that practically drip with breathless enthusiasm and the promise of all things good: “Revealed: The 10 Best Places To Retire Abroad!” “Eight Cheap Locations Overseas Where You Can Live Like Royalty On Your Social Security!” And perhaps you’ve allowed yourself to imagine your life
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Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg© 2018 Bloomberg Finance LP Recently, the Philippines has finally begun to get less corrupt. That’s according to the release early last week of Transparency International’s annual ranking of 175 countries. The Philippines occupies the 78th position in this ranking, climbing three notches over last year’s ranking—see table 1. Table 1 Corruption Remains
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