Best Places to Retire in the Western United States

For those who can't handle the East Coast and think the South is too, well, Southern, we've got the best places to retire in the western United States. Read More

6 Tips Towards a Debt and Stress-Free Retirement

Holding too much personal debt can be a huge impediment to your retirement planning. Here are 6 tips to taking control of your debt on the way to retirement Read More

3 Tax Breaks the Big Guys Use

High-income earners bank significant savings off these three tax breaks, but the 'little guy' can, too. Read More

4 Monthly Dividend Stocks for a Steady Diet of Income

Monthly dividend stocks are great for retirement investors looking to make a tight financial plan. You can find several monthly payers among the ranks of closed-end funds. Read More

Best Places to Retire in the South

The best places to retire are often ones where the weather is warm and the people have a certain...Southern hospitality. Read More

3 Key Points in President Obama’s New ‘myRA’ Plan

The blueprint for President Obama's recently announced myRA retirement plan is still somewhat nebulous, but here are 3 key points you should take away. Read More

Best Interest Rates in January: CDs, Money Markets and Mortgages

January was a great month for folks seeking the best interest rates. Rates tumbled along with the market, making mortgages and other loan products cheaper. Read More

Advancing Towards a Bulletproof Retirement

A balanced portfolio doesn't just ensure protection against one investment going south; it also considers the day-to-day financial needs. Learn how to get there Read More

Top 3 Best Places to Retire in South America

Those looking for ways to save in retirement often look South -- way South -- and the best places to retire in South America are looking better these days. Read More

How to Get Your Retirement Planning in Order

Here are a couple keys to tighten up your retirement planning, including what to do with multiple retirement accounts and where to put your various assets. Read More

Laddering Adds Another Layer of Retirement Protection

Laddering reminds most people of a strategy often used when owning multiple CDs, but the strategy is applicable to today's retirement planning, too. Read More

Is it Time to Forget the 4% Retirement Rule?

The old "4% rule" is under scrutiny as people heading towards retirement try to balance investments and income. Find out what you can do here... Read More

The 10 Pillars of Financial Independence

Wealth management is not so much about how much you make, but about how much you keep. Here are 10 pillars towards retirement independence. Read More

Best Places to Retire in the US in 2014

Best Places to Retire lists often change by year -- as demographics change, tax rates change, or as communities change. Read More

How to Retire with a Six-Figure Income

You can learn lessons on how to retire comfortably at any age, and here are some tips from age 20 right through retirement itself. Read More

Retirement 101: 3 Reasons to Beware of Annuities

As pensions have become all but extinct, the allure of annuities has grown ever stronger. While annuities offer an income stream, beware of these 3 pitfalls... Read More

3 Large-Cap Mutual Funds to Anchor Your Portfolio

Every retirement investor needs a strong core, so start your building with one or more of these three large-cap mutual funds. Read More

4 Retirement Lessons That Cannot Be Learned from an iPad

These 4 lessons that I've learned over the years can help inform the next generation on how to save for retirement...yet you won't find them on your kid's iPad Read More

4 Ways to Catch Up on Retirement Savings in Your 50s

Planning for retirement is a marathon, and like marathon runners, investors need to pace themselves over time. Here are 4 ways to help that long term planning Read More

4 Key Tips To Find Hidden Gem Stocks for Retirement

Retirement planning is a long term process, and picking out the best stocks takes work and time. Here are 4 keys to finding those hidden gem stocks... Read More