Save for Retirement or Enjoy Life Now?

Save for Retirement or Enjoy Life Now?

It’s typically a joke you hear your parents say: “We’re spending your inheritance, but we’re having fun while doing it!” Couples and individuals of all ages contemplate whether they should focus on putting away money for their retirement years or spending the money now on things they love doing, like traveling, charity or buying a dream home. We cover ways to strike the balance and how to figure out if you’re saving enough.

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Retirement Savings: 401(k), IRA or Both?

Should You Contribute to a 401(k)?

It’s one of the fundamental rules of financial planning: you must save for retirement. But what is the best way to do it? Most people have access to a “defined contribution” retirement savings plan through their employers, like a 401(k). Here’s what it is, if you should contribute to one and other retirement savings options.

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Use Nest Egg for Retirement Fund

Take Advantage of an Empty Nest to Built Your Retirement Fund

Many parents find themselves with extra money when their kids leave for college. But instead of hunkering down and putting those extra funds toward retirement, more than half of adults increase their spending and ignore the future. We give you helpful tips that will allow you to have fun with your hard-earned money and even splurge a little bit, but also save for retirement and secure the days ahead.

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5 Personal Finance Lessons from the Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones are one of the world’s most famous and longest-lived rock bands. They’ve sold over 200 million albums, grossed over $2 billion since 1989 and even as members of the band approach the age of 70, they continue to perform to millions of adoring fans worldwide. (Their most recent concert tour earned over $500 million.) Although most of us will never be rock stars, there are some valuable personal finance lessons to be learned from the Rolling Stones.

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Save for College or Retirement?

Historically, Americans aren’t big savers. Pile on top a global recession, lost jobs and wage cuts, saving for the future is challenging. But saving for retirement AND your child’s college education? That may seem downright impossible. We help you prioritize and offer suggestions about how to make the most of your money so you can save for all of life’s biggest events.

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