Sunday , 10 December 2017


Retirement Planning

Many Financial Advisors Are “Super-Slimy”! Here’s Why

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The odds are that you will run out of money in retirement and much of the reason can be attributed to the "super-slimy" so-called financial advisors who are bleeding savers dry as they line their own pockets with excessive fees at the expense of their clients. Here are the details:

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The World’s 10 Best Bang-for-your-Buck Retirement Destinations For 2015

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With spiraling costs compelling more and more North Americans to retire overseas, retiring abroad has never been more attractive. That being said, finding the right location among the myriad options available can be daunting, and that’s what our Annual Global Retirement Index does. Below is a list of the 10 best bang-for-your buck retirement destinations on the planet.

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3 Ways To Manage Your Eventual Retirement

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...The Employee Benefit Research Institute surveys workers each year concerning their retirement confidence. Despite an uptrend, the latest report shows that 82% of workers feel less than “very confident” about having enough money to retire comfortably. With that statistic in mind, this article looks at three different 40-year retirement scenarios.

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Here’s How To Set Up A Risk Averse Retirement Plan

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One of the most difficult challenges of transitioning to retirement from the working world is a complete change in mindset with regards to an investment portfolio. You go from being a saver to a spender. There’s no future income or nearly as much time to soften the blow from bear markets. Growth is still necessary but you have to be cognizant of the fact that you’ll need to protect some of your assets for spending purposes. Here's an interesting case study in how to approach this change in mindset.

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Stock Market Volatility Could Ruin Your Retirement – Here’s Why

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With markets so calm, it’s easy to become complacent about the corrosive effects that volatility can have on long-term investment success. If you don’t need the money for a long time, you can ride out the inevitable market squalls but if you’re close to or already drawing from those funds, volatility can be costly...Let me explain further.

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