To Work Or Not To Work In Retirement. That Is The Question.

To Work Or Not To Work In Retirement. That Is The Question.

The retirement age of 65 was chosen for Social Security at a time when average life expectancy was 67. Overall, life expectancy has trended up since then, so it should come as no surprise that 9 million Americans over age 65 now work either full time or part time....
Modern Retirement Trends

Modern Retirement Trends

Retirement is a common goal for working individuals. While the island vacations and country living ideals of retirement have changed, the general sentiment of a well-earned respite from the workforce remains the same. Still, it is productive to consider modern...
Retirement Planning Advice for Gen X

Retirement Planning Advice for Gen X

Individuals in their 40s and 50s, commonly found in the age group denoted as “Gen X,” should prioritize retirement planning as they grow closer to the age of retirement. For many of these individuals, saving and investing for retirement has not been as high a priority...
2020 Contribution Limits for Employer-Sponsored Plans

2020 Contribution Limits for Employer-Sponsored Plans

The 2020 contribution and benefit limits have been released by the IRS.  The contribution limit for employees who participate in 401(k), 403(b), most 457 plans, and the federal government’s Thrift Savings Plan is increased. The following limits are applicable to...
Mistakes to Avoid When Planning for Your Retirement

Mistakes to Avoid When Planning for Your Retirement

Financial security is often a necessary priority when it comes to planning for your retirement, and this is for good reason. Retirement funds often need to replace more than 80% of an individual’s income prior to retirement, so ensuring a thoughtful plan is in place...