Retirement Strategies

Retirement is the No. 1 financial goal of most Americans. But for many people, that goal is seemingly based more on aspiration than actual action. According to the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, approximately half of those who retire at age 65 will...

How Much Do I Need to Retire Comfortably?

How much money do you need to comfortably retire? $1 million? $2 million? More? The most common rule of thumb is that the average person will need approximately 80% of their pre-retirement income to sustain the same lifestyle after they retire. However, there are...

Financial fears spike for young adults amid pandemic

With the COVID-19 pandemic upending so many aspects of life, it may come as no surprise that more than half of Americans (57%) have felt at least some stress over their financial situation since early 2020. Almost 90% of those who have experienced financial worries...

How to Make the Most of Your Finances in Your 30s

It’s easy to get caught up in the day-to-day challenges of a burgeoning career, friends and family life, but your 30s are the perfect time to get your finances running smoothly. Getty Images For those in your 30s, the time to secure your financial future is now. To...

Strategies to Reduce Taxes in Retirement

Don’t let the possibility of higher taxes in the future sink your retirement income plan. Consider these four ways to help manage your taxes, keeping more of the money you’ve worked so hard to save so that you can use it when you need it the most. Getty Images In the...