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Neuroscience Reveals That Long-Term Meditation May Increase Brain Function

If you're looking for yet another reason to dedicate yourself to a consistent meditation practice, consider the big neurological benefits it may offer you down the road.<p>Over the years, research has suggested that moments of mindfulness can help improve concentration, reduce stress and boost …

10 Meditation Tips for Beginners

Meditation is a wonderful tool for decreasing feelings of stress and anxiety, and increasing feelings of peacefulness, contentedness and connectedness. It helps you stay present in the moment so that you can experience your life as it happens, rather than always being caught up in the past or the …

We asked 4 robo advisers and 4 human advisers for portfolios for the same investor

Slide 1 of 11<p>MarketWatch wanted to find out what you actually get when you ask for investing tips from a so-called robo adviser.<p>We rounded up …

If You Want to Retire in the Next Five Years, Do These 9 Things Now

Time for one last push to get you where you want to be<p>By the time you hit 60, you’ve hopefully built up a significant savings balance. But even if …

How to Build an Easy, Beginner “Set and Forget” Investment Portfolio

Many people don’t invest because it seems overly complicated. But if you want to build wealth, investing now is the easiest way to do so—and <i>anyone</i> …

How To Turn Your Retirement Savings Into Retirement Income

One of the most common questions we get from people about to retire is how to turn their retirement savings into retirement income. After all, for most of our life, retirement planning is about accumulating a nest egg. What to do with that nest egg when we actually retire is a whole different ball …

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Social Security Q&A: Aren't Spousal and Retirement Benefits on the Same Record Double Dipping?

Social Security may be your largest or one of your largest assets. How you manage it, by deciding which benefits to collect and when, can make an absolutely huge difference to your lifetime benefits. And those with the highest past covered earnings have the most to gain from maximizing their Social …

a part time job in retirement

Retirement: News from the web:<p>Follow our link today for 10 tips to great part time job opportunities in your retirement. Lots of people are examples …

What's Your Second Act in Retirement?

At the turn of the century our average life expectancy was around 45 - <i>today Americans can expect to live to be at least 75 years old</i> - that's 30-plus additional years filled with lots of choices and decisions. Navigating this virtually uncharted territory can be daunting. Just remember - you're in …

Retired Baby Boomers face emotional adjustments

The transition to retirement isn't always easy, especially the emotional adjustments, a new survey of retired Baby Boomers shows.<p>About two-thirds (69%) say they had challenges adapting to this change in their lives, according to a survey of 1,000 people, ages 60 to 73, who retired in the last five …

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7 Tax Time Retirement Savings Tricks

What if you could boost your retirement savings, courtesy of Uncle Sam? Some of the most generous provisions of the tax code are incentives to save whether via a workplace 401(k), an Individual Retirement Account, a Roth IRA, or one of many retirement plans for the self-employed. Yet year after …

The New Retirees: They're Happy And Lucky

Retirement crisis? What retirement crisis?<p>That seems to be the view of the 1,000 Americans age 60 to 73 who retired in the last five years and were just surveyed by the financial services firm, Ameriprise Financial. I’ll share some of the key findings in the <i>Retirement Triggers Research Report</i> below.<p>…

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