How to Save for Retirement

As you begin to set aside money for retirement, one of the first and most critical decisions you’ll face is what type of account to put that money in....

[Vault] Ways to Avoid The Early Withdrawal Penalty on IRAs

Life happens and occasionally we run into really tight situations with our money. Generally, we open retirement accounts with the intention of never touching that money again until it's...

Lifestyle Investing for Recession or Economic Collapse

How do you invest for recession or a time of financial collapse when it looks like anything and everything could come down? If you are investing for recession —...

Advanced Profit Exit Plans Just For You

The entrance into investing is almost the same for many people. The selection of vehicles for IRAs and 401ks is often the beginning of understanding the investment process. Because the...

3 Things You Must Know About Retirement Funds

Mutual Fund managers make it easier to manage the required mix of stocks and bonds as you approach your retirement. Simply put, a higher percentage of monies are put in stocks...

Visualizing Global Attitudes Towards Retirement

Humans are creatures of habit. We all have daily routines, whether it’s walking the same lunchtime route, watching a familiar TV show, or cooking the same meal over and...

How Many Americans Have Nothing Saved for Retirement?

It's sad but true. Millions of Americans are more focused on paying their bills, many living paycheck to paycheck, and not even remotely considering saving for retirement. If you...

We Aren’t All Skinny nor Financially Independent

The moment you realize that you do not have enough The other night I was having dinner with a friend, the subject turned to her mother. My friend told me...

Dump These 3 Popular Income Funds Before They Blow Up Your...

With my focus on higher yield investments, I often receive questions about various closed-end funds. CEFs are actively managed investment pools with shares that trade on the stock exchanges. A...

Reader Q&A: Is VIG A Good Investment For A Retirement Account?

As a bonus for my real-time subscribers, I periodically answer user questions that come up in comment threads and messages in a little more depth. These won’t be article-length...

The mess that is the tax bill just keeps getting messier

One expected and one surprising development as everybody digs deeper into the recently passed tax bill. The expected: Congress gave the IRS no time at all between passing the bill...

[Vault] After reading this new study on medical expenses in retirement my...

I sit up and take notice when an anecdote from what’s called “real” life gets confirmation from a detailed study. That’s exactly what happened to me recently. And the...