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The Decisive Decade: The 10-Years That Will Shape Your Retirement

By on October 26, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
The Decisive Decade: The 10-Years That Will Shape Your Retirement

There is a span of roughly 10 years that largely determines the sustainability of your lifestyle throughout your retirement. Here are tips on how to make the most of the two planning phases that comprise this time period.

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Investment Fraud Warning for Federal Employees!

By on August 22, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Investment Fraud Warning for Federal Employees!

Recent SEC warnings about fraudsters targeting federal employees may leave you feeling apprehensive about working with financial advisors. These are some tips on how to spot scam artists.

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How to Determine if a Financial Adviser is Right For You

By on August 15, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
How to Determine if a Financial Adviser is Right For You

How can you go about selecting a financial advisor to help you plan for retirement? These are some questions to ask and red flags to watch for.

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Americans Continue to Do a Mediocre Job of Preparing for Retirement

By on April 6, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments

An annual survey on retirement preparation shows that many Americans believe they are not saving enough for retirement and are consequently feeling stressed.

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The Four Motivations Behind Every Retirement Decision

By on February 22, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
The Four Motivations Behind Every Retirement Decision

The author says there are four motivations that drive our retirement decisions, and if too many of them go unaddressed, it can create a less secure financial future.

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Financial Fitness: Your New Year’s Resolution

By on January 10, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Financial Fitness: Your New Year’s Resolution

For many people, the new year represents a fresh start. The author provides some suggestions on how to develop long lasting financial goals to put you on a path towards a comfortable retirement.

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Three Crucial Retirement Planning Tips for 2017

By on January 4, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Three Crucial Retirement Planning Tips for 2017

The start of a new year is often a time when we make plans for a better future. The author lists what she sees as the three most critical planning tips of a solid retirement plan for federal employees.

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Congress Gives Trump a Chance to Recast the Federal Budget

on November 18, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments
There will be a modest lame duck session of Congress with the announcement that lawmakers would approve another short-term extension of  spending authority through late March.  A temporary spending bill through March 31 will keep government spending at last year’s levels.

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The Biggest Money Mistakes We Make—Decade by Decade

on October 25, 2016 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Our relationship to money changes as we get older. So do the mistakes that we make with it. These are some of the biggest ones we are likely to make and how to avoid them.

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Who Wants to be a Millionaire?

By on October 12, 2016 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Who Wants to be a Millionaire?

Want to be a millionaire someday? These are five habits that people who become millionaires practice that helped them get there.

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