Budgeting for the 4 Financial Phases of Retirement

Different phases call for different strategies If you’re physically healthy and financially prepared, your retirement could last for decades. During that time, it may go through several distinct phases, with changing levels of income and expenses that require...

Retirement: The Best Timing Strategies for Couples

Staggering your retirement date from your spouse may benefit you both Many working couples dream of the day when they can retire and sail off into the sunset together. However, couples should consider whether retiring at the same time is the wise choice. There are...

Your 2022 Tax Brackets vs. 2021 Tax Brackets

The income ranges, adjusted annually for inflation, determine which tax rates apply to you You may be making plans for filing your 2021 income taxes, but in a few short weeks you’ll be living in tax year 2022, and tax year 2022 will differ substantially from...

Planning for Retirement: Four Factors to Consider

Planning ahead is one of the best ways to prepare for a comfortable retirement. From keeping track of your savings to adopting strategies for generating income, a thoughtful approach can help you sustain your lifestyle as you move into the next phase of your life....

5 Mistakes Couples Make When Planning for Retirement

Steps you can take to avoid disagreements over spending and much more You’ve looked forward to retirement for decades — the chance to slow down the pace, to live in a different place, to see parts of the world you’ve only dreamed of, to spoil the grandkids...

Financial Independence, Retire Early (FIRE)

What Is Financial Independence, Retire Early (FIRE)? Financial Independence, Retire Early (FIRE) is a movement of people devoted to a program of extreme savings and investment that aims to allow them to retire far earlier than traditional budgets and retirement plans...