Retirement Expenses

How Living Expenses Change During Retirement There are some upsides to being a retiree - senior discounts, lower taxes, subsidized healthcare, and regular Social Security checks among them. On the other hand, mature Americans must contend with worrisome issues such...

Bridging The Income Gap

Social Security was never designed to be an individual's sole source of retirement income. Instead, it was meant to bridge the gap between people's income from pensions and savings and their monthly expenses. Today, however, nearly two-thirds of all seniors...

IRA Conversions

The Roth IRA offers a number of advantages over its traditional counterpart. These include: Tax-free distributions at retirement Ability to continue making contributions beyond age 70-1/2 No required minimum distributions beginning in the year you turn 70-1/2 Leaving assets to...

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CLU Chartered Life Underwriter A CLU is a professional advisor in all of the areas of business and family financial security that are encompassed by life insurance. To become a CLU, an individual must successfully complete a comprehensive course of…

Retirement Basics

Planning for The "Golden Years" There's a saying that if you have your health, you have everything. Well, that's not exactly true - without adequate resources, you could enjoy a long, healthy retirement at a far lower standard of living...