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Social security
Social Security
Read here to make the most of your Social Security retirement income.
 

What You Need to Know About Social Security

How to Take Spousal Benefits

Boost Your Social Security Payout by $100,000

Social Security Strategies: How to Get $90,000 More For Your Spouse

Ask the Actuary: Rocket Scientist Needs Help Understanding Social Security Benefits

Start Social Security Early and Invest? Ask the Actuary

Should a Married Couple Start Social Security Early and Invest the Income?
Yes, Social Security Will Be There For You

Divorced? How to Get Social Security Benefits from an Ex-Spouse

When Should You Start Taking Your Social Security Benefits

When Should You Start Social Security Benefits? Do the Math!

Social Security Strategies: How Are My Benefits Calculated?, by Larry Swedroe

What You Can Learn From Donald Trump's Wives About Social Security, by Larry Swedroe

The Social Security Claiming Guide, by the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College

Innovative Strategies to Help Maximize Social Security Benefits, by James Mahaney and Peter Carlson

A Great New Tool for Deciding When to Take Social Security

Generate Lifetime Income
Manage Living Expenses
Protect Against Things Going Wrong
Plan For A Good Life

Retirement savings
retirement
Read here to learn about an important challenge - generating reliable lifetime income from your IRAs, 401(k) balances and retirement savings.
 

IRAs and 401k: 3 Ways to Generate Lifetime Retirement Income

IRA and 401k: Generate Retirement Income with Just Interest and Dividends

Recession-Proof Your Retirement Savings - Part 1

Recession-Proof Your Retirement Savings - Part 2

IRAs and 401ks: Maximize Retirement Income with Immediate Annuities

5 Tips for Buying an Immediate Annuity

IRA and 401k Retirement Income: Increase Security with an Inflation-Adjusted Annuity

Using a Variable Annuity to Increase Your Retirement Income

Managed Payouts

Spending Down Your Portfolio, by Allan Roth

IRAs and 401k: How to Generate Retirement Income with Managed Payouts

IRA and 401k Retirement Drawdown: Don't Die Broke!

IRA and 401k Retirement Drawdown: Tips to Make the Four-Percent Rule Work

Retirement Savers Need to Plan for Critical Draw-down Phase, by Mark Miller

Four Percent Withdrawal Rate May Be Too High for Today's Retirees

Retirement Income Drawdown: How to Fix a Serious Flaw With the "Four Percent Rule"

Putting it together

IRA and 401k Retirement Income: How You Can Get Both Predictability and Flexibility

IRA and 401k Retirement Income Generators: A Guide to Evaluating Them

An IRA and 401k Retirement Income Roadmap

How Much Retirement Income Will Your Savings Provide?

4 Tips to Deal with Inflation and Longevity in Retirement

My 4 Favorite Ways to Generate Retirement Income

Retirement Income Scorecard First Quarter 2012: Interest and Dividends

Retirement Income Scorecard First Quarter 2012: Managed Payouts

Retirement Income Scorecard First Quarter 2012: Immediate Annuities

 



investments
Investments
Your investing strategies need to change when you switch from accumulating wealth for retirement to generating lifetime income from your savings. Read here for strategies to help you succeed.
 

The Best Investments to Generate Income

The Best Investments During Retrement: Gauging Risk

The Power of Passive Investing, by Allan Roth

Are You Choosing the Right Target Date Fund? How to Get It Right, by Jane Bryant Quinn

Be a Better-Than-Average Investor, by Larry Swedroe

The Stock  Market 'Double-Double': A Reason for Optimism

Why You Need to Diversify Your Retirement Income

Asset Allocation: My Grandfather Had it Right

Why Your Retirement Assets Are Better Off Boring!

Dare to Be Dull Investing, by Allan Roth

The Best Target Date Funds Part 1


The Best Target Date Funds Part 2

How to Pick a Target Date Fund Part 1

How to PIck a Target Date Fund Part 2

Safe Investments: Avoid Being Wiped Out By Crooks Like Madoff



PENSIONS
Pensions
If your employer sponsors a traditional defined benefit plan that promises a lifetime income, you want to make this as big as possible. Read here to learn how.
 

Pension Plan Lump Sum Payments: Why You Should Avoid Them

Pension Plan Lump Sum Payments: Arguments for Taking Them

 


Home Equity
Home Equity
Many people have more wealth in their home equity than in their 401(k) balances. Read here to learn if it's possible to use this financial resource in your retirement years.
 

Boomers' $3 Trillion Nest Egg

Your Home Equity: How to Use It For Retirement Security

Retirement Planning for the Middle Class: Three Essential Strategies

4 Reasons Why You Should Give Reverse Mortgages Another Look, by Jane Bryant Quinn

 


Work
Work
Many people may need to work in their retirement years, just to make ends meet. Others will work because they enjoy it. Read here for insights that help you find the work that best meets your needs.
 

Job  Search? 4 Tips to Get a Great Job in a Big Hurry, by Kathy Kristof

3 Reasons Your Boss Should WANT You to Keep Working Past 60, by Carla Fried

Find Retirement Work That You Like:Tips From a Pro

How to Find Retirement Work That Pays

Do the Downshift to Survive Your Retirement Years

Does Working Longer Increase Your Lifespan?


How to Trim Your Retirement Savings Needs by $250,000

Is Work the Future of Retirement?

The 50 Plus Job Market, by Mark Miller

Retirement Job Search Sources, by Mark Miller

Retirement Planning Secrets from a Swedish Cab Driver

 


Planning for Your Retirement Security
retirement security
Here’s you’ll learn how to use retirement planning software to estimate your retirement income from various sources, how much money you need to retire, and how much you’ll need to save to reach your retirement goals.
 

Calculate Retirement Income With a Simple Online Tool: Test Drive

Calculate Retirement Income With a Simple Online Tool

Top Tips for Using Retirement Calculators

How to Choose the Right Retirement Calculator for You

Retirement Calculators: Should You Use Monte Carlo or Deterministic?

How Much Retirement Savings Do You Need?

 

 
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