Do you feel anxious, or even a bit guilty, every time you withdraw from your retirement savings? Whether you recently retired or are already a few years in, it can be hard to go from saving to spending mode. Here are some strategies to help you get more comfortable with this transition. Remember How You
Home ownership has always been one of the hallmarks of the American dream. Traditionally, owning a home has been a symbol of financial stability and a reliable retirement nest egg. For many, owning a home is the biggest investment in a family’s financial portfolio. So, will you still be making mortgage payments when you retire?
Identity fraud is easy money for criminals, but there are steps you can take to help protect yourself and your money: Ignore requests for an urgent form of payment, such as using a gift card or making a wire transfer. If you haven’t met someone face-to-face and are asked to make an immediate payment, that’s
According to the National Institute on Retirement, more than two-thirds of Americans believe that it’s impossible for the average worker to save enough for a more secure retirement.1 With the economic disruption caused by the pandemic, those who’d previously felt confident in their retirement prospects have now had their plans upended by early retirement or
There’s no such thing as a free lunch. This holds true with investing as it does with so many other things in life. When you invest, there are management fees and costs that accompany buying & holding investments that affect your bottom line. These fees can add up quickly, and these costs are the price