Savings

If You Don't Watch Out, These 3 Tax Issues Could Blow Up Your Retirement

Worried about how taxes will decimate your nest egg? Yep, it can blow it to smithereens. Take a few tips from this piece and apply them to your situation.

Melissa Brock

Are You Prepared for a Major Medical Crisis? Here's How a Crisis Can Affect You Financially

Nobody likes to assume they'll face a health crisis, but it could happen. Are you prepared financially?

Melissa Brock

It's Time to Challenge These 4 "Old Rules" About Saving for Retirement. Do You Agree?

Can you think of a few old wives' tales? Catching a cold if you go outside in winter without a coat, waiting 30 minutes to swim after you eat... Some...

Melissa Brock

Non-Wealthy IRA Savers Who Invested IRAs Into Small Business, Startups and Real Estate LLCs Targeted in 'Build Back Better' Plan

The $3.5 trillion reconciliation package pending in Congress contains two sections that will affect anyone already invested in these assets.

Mat Sorensen

Can't Afford to Save for Retirement? Take These 5 Steps: High Earners, This Includes You

Don't think you can afford to save for retirement because of whatever reason — lifestyle creep, excessive student loans, etc.? Let's tackle that issue...

Melissa Brock

You "Cubicle Copied" Your Retirement Plan? Yikes! Why That's a Big Mistake 

It's so easy, so tempting to lean over and say to your office buddy, "What box did you check on the retirement forms?" But is it the best idea? Not at...

Melissa Brock

Getting Ready to Retire? Check These Things First

Before you crash down your boss' door with your retirement announcement, consider doing your homework first. You don't want to get overeager without d...

Melissa Brock

5 Simple Ways Your Business Can Save Money on Technology

Is it possible to save money on business tech without compromising growth? Absolutely.

Lucas Miller

Best Ways to Generate Tax-Free Income in Retirement: Think About This Stuff Now

Nobody wants to pay taxes on hard-earned income in retirement, including you. Here's what you can do to sidestep paying taxes in retirement.

Melissa Brock

Sluggish on Saving for Retirement as a GenXer? Take This Approach

GenXers, do you have the recommended amount saved for retirement? You might be just shy of that goal, so let's do a quick check. Also, learn more abou...

Melissa Brock

7 Financial Strategies for Business Owners Who Want to Live the Good Life

Working for yourself? These strategies will bring you financial freedom so you can run a thriving business while still doing the things you love.

Brian Buffini

4 Things You Need to Think About Before You Retire Early

Defining "early retirement" might seem ultra subjective, but you can use Medicare as a baseline. The government also considers early retirement as any age earlier than 65, when Medicare benefits kick in. 

Melissa Brock