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5 Retirement Assumptions You Can’t Make Anymore

We’ve all heard the adage “nothing can be certain, except death and taxes.” This line of thought also applies to retirement, as society and financial markets change. Here are a few assumptions many Americans used to be able to make about retirement, and why they can’t rely on them anymore. 1. I’ll Be Married When I Retire Times ...

4 Surprising Retirement Saving Secrets to Success

NEW YORK -- Dreams of early retirement are often reserved for Silicon Valley startup nerds, athletic superstars and lottery winners. But run-of-the-mill working stiffs like us? No chance, right? Well, don't count us out yet. More than a quarter (26 percent) of 3,449 currently employed workers who took part in a recent study said they ...

Seven Retirement Gaps And What To Do About Them

What do we expect to happen as we age, and how do our ideas about retirement planning change? New research on post-retirement risks by the Society of Actuaries identifies where the knowledge gaps and how we can do better. Important changes as we age include the following: (Usually) Anticipated change – for instance: Retirement Marriage, divorce, or family members ...