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  • Using A Retirement Budget Planner

    by Doug Carey | Aug 30, 2016
    In planning for retirement, a lot of time and effort and focus is understandably on saving enough money and investing it in the right securities. But a successful retirement plan--especially one that is longer than normal--can depend at least as much on spending.
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  • Preparing For Retirement While In Your 40s

    by Doug Carey | Aug 18, 2016
    The rules for planning for retirement are largely still the same rules once you get to your 40s. If you have been diligently saving and investing in 401(k)s and IRAs thus far, don't stop now.
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  • How Long Will 2 Million Dollars Last In Retirement?

    by Doug Carey | Jun 30, 2016
    Having a $2 million nest egg (or war chest, depending on how you think about what you'll be doing in retirement) gives you a lot of flexibility heading into retirement.
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  • How To Retire At 50

    by Doug Carey | Jun 07, 2016
    If you want to retire early, it's best to start thinking about it when you're young. But that's not the only way. There are a number of ways to make early retirement happen, especially if you save consistently.
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  • The Average 401(k) Balance By Age

    by Doug Carey | May 24, 2016
    The good news from ICI is that total household retirement assets are, on average, higher than they have ever been. The bad news is that average household retirement assets are only in the $24,000 range, meaning total household financial assets are only in the $70,000 range.
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