General Retirement Articles

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November 16, 2014

Social Security Is Unfair to Many -- Including You

Social Security is a huge program, with some room for improvement.

November 15, 2014

The Benefits of Paying Off Your Mortgage Before Retirement

It’s not just about wiping out debt. There are some scenarios where paying off your home can cut your tax bill to $0.

November 15, 2014

Social Security and the Midterm Elections: What's Going to Happen Now

Many are commenting on the potential effects of the recent midterm elections, but will there really be any change in the next two years? Find out here.

November 12, 2014

Social Security vs. the World: Are Americans Getting Shortchanged?

One measure suggests other countries do more for retirees than the U.S. does. Find out why.

November 10, 2014

Will Social Security Cover Your Costs in Retirement?

Probably not -- and data from the Social Security administration indicates that people continue to work past the traditional retirement age.

November 10, 2014

10 Days Could Mean the Difference Between Retiring Early or Not

Many Americans spend their whole lives trying to retire when their biggest leaps can sometimes be made in as little as 10 days. Make sure you're on the right side of the fence when these 10 days hit!

November 09, 2014

Do You Have What It Takes to Retire Early?

It's not money, or investing acumen. In fact, it may surprise you.

November 09, 2014

Social Security Planning: Don't Wait Until It's Too Late

Millennials shouldn't write off Social Security, but they shouldn't rely too heavily on it, either.

November 08, 2014

4 Things the Great One Can Teach You About Investing

Wayne Gretzky's hockey fame translates well to investing, and you can learn from his experience.

November 05, 2014

How Working More Can Reduce Your Social Security Benefit

Here's one situation to avoid if you don't want your Social Security check to substantially shrink.

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