6 Reasons You Need More Money for Retirement

6 Reasons You Need More Money for Retirement Here’s why your retirement nest egg should have additional funds. 6 Reasons You Need More Money for Retirement By Tom SightingsApril 27, 2015 | 10:13 a.m. EDT+ More If your 401(k) plan is doing OK and your IRA is flushed out, you may think you’re doing pretty well for retirement, […]

Is Your Advisor Clueless About Retirement Planning? 5 Questions To Ask

Is Your Advisor Clueless About Retirement Planning? 5 Questions To Ask – Forbes Tania Brown , Forbes Contributor I was recently talking to a financial advisor and he excitedly said retirement is big business. This industry serves mostly Baby Boomers (born between 1946-1964), which are about 76 million people, almost 25% of our population.  They will be […]

Can You Answer These 8 Crucial Questions About Your Portfolio?

Can You Answer These 8 Crucial Questions About Your Portfolio? Ignorance isn’t bliss when it comes to knowing how your portfolio is positioned, how much risk you are taking and last but certainly not least, how much your portfolio is actually earning. 1. What is my average annual return for the past 1, 3, and […]

The 4 percent rule no longer applies for most retirees

The 4 percent rule no longer applies for most retirees -from CNBC Kelley Holland | @KKelleyHolland 4 Hours Ago CNBC.com The 4 percent rule no longer applies for most retirees. For years, financial advisors have relied on a simple rule of thumb to guide people planning for retirement: withdraw 4 percent a year, and you have excellent […]

5 Common Client Pitfalls in Retirement Planning

5 Common Client Pitfalls in Retirement Planning –from Think Advisor Retirement planning has been a hot topic among pundits, politicians and financial experts for quite a while, but today’s level of longevity risk is still a new phenomenon. While the average consumer may realize they need to plan for retirement at some point, people of […]

EBRI: Americans retirement confidence slowly improving – Pensions & Investments

EBRI: Americans retirement confidence slowly improving BY HAZEL BRADFORD | APRIL 21, 2015 12:01 AM | UPDATED 9:45 AM Americans confidence in a secure retirement is inching up, but there has been no progress in getting people who havent planned for retirement to start planning, said the 25th annual Retirement Confidence Survey released Tuesday by […]