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The Secret to How the Rich Stay Rich

A recent survey of more than 2,000 people with an average wealth of $7.6 million across 17 countries reveals interesting detail on how the rich stay rich. Like most people in the stock market, I’ve always looked to stocks and investing as the way to build wealth. You work hard, sacrifice to invest your money […]

Unusual Investments That Can Yield Fantastic Returns

Diversifying your investments is a type of strategy that will enable you to have many different types of investments in a single portfolio. Generally, diversifying will lower your risk when your returns on the different types of assets you have are not very well correlated with each other. The future is something that is always […]

Conquering Retirement Savings from Healthcare to Your Bucket List

Use this retirement savings guide to get your planning on track and stop worrying about your nest egg Everywhere you turn, it seems the news is reporting another scary retirement savings number and warning Americans of a coming calamity. People aren’t saving enough, returns on retirement investments aren’t performing well enough or the cost of […]

Baby Boomers and Delayed Retirement: Time for a Reality Check

The Baby Boomer generation is facing a harsh reality of delayed retirement. Here’s how to get your retirement back on track. According to the US Bureau of the Census, 75,858,000 births were registered from 1946 through 1964. That means more than 10,000 baby boomers reach retirement age every day in the United States. Between now […]

Will the 4% Rule Bankrupt Your Retirement?

Advisors have long recommended the 4% rule of withdrawing retirement savings but does it still apply? How much should you spend in retirement to feel confident that your retirement savings will last? For ages, the question was answered with the 4% rule but does it still apply in an age of rock-bottom interest rates and […]

7 Retirement X-Factors for Your Nest Egg

Fidelity says to save 8-times your salary for retirement but these seven retirement X-Factors could change how much you need How much do you need to save for retirement? It’s the million-dollar question in retirement planning…sometimes with a million-dollar answer. Planning for something 20 or 30 years into the future isn’t an easy task. It […]