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  • How To Plan For Retirement

    by Doug Carey | Mar 29, 2016
    Planning for retirement starts with saving for retirement; you won't be able to retire if you don't have any money. (Relying on Social Security alone won't cut it.)
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  • A Retirement Withdrawal Calculator For Planning Your Future

    by Doug Carey | Mar 22, 2016
    When it comes to figuring out if you will outlive your money in retirement, most people make only a best guess. But why guess? You can use good calculators to help figure out if your retirement income will support your expenses and if you need to dip into your investments.
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  • Early Retirement Planning: Tips & Strategies

    by Doug Carey | Mar 22, 2016
    You may have read stories about people who have retired early. There really is no magic to it. Lots of articles, lots of books, entire careers devoted to helping other people end their careers early, but no magic.
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  • Can I Retire At 55? Here's How You Can Do It

    by Doug Carey | Mar 14, 2016
    You normally have a variety of levers you can pull when looking at retirement. If you target a certain age for retirement, you eliminate how far you can pull one of those levers, which is time--you are taking away the option of delaying retirement beyond a certain date. That's OK; it's just something to be aware of.
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  • Is $2 Million Enough To Retire?

    by Doug Carey | Mar 11, 2016
    If you have the good fortune to have $2 million or more saved for retirement, perhaps you're asking the question: Is this enough money for me to retire with? Can one live a stress-free retirement with this much money?
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