Ripping a band-aid off a wound that hasn’t completely healed hurts. Ripping duct tape off your unshaven face? Now, that’s painful. But, do you know what hurts even more? Getting ripped off — that’s what.
One way to give your retirement planning a boost is to take actions that drive the greatest financial results. Apply the Pareto Principle — the 80/20 rule — to your money. The Pareto Principle was founded
Image source: Getty Images You can start receiving your Social Security retirement benefits as early as age 62, but the longer you wait beyond that, up to age 70, the higher your monthly checks will be.
Dear Liz: I recently returned to a regular 9-to-5 job after freelancing for several years. I contributed the maximum amount to an IRA while self-employed and continued to do so after starting my new job.
Gary Zabroski started working for General Electric Co. in 1976, at an aviation factory in his hometown of Lynn, Mass. The job paid well, came with benefits and, for Mr. Zabroski, provided a career ladder
Boosting your monthly Social Security check is easier than you may think. One of the biggest advantages of the Social Security program is its flexibility. You can start claiming retirement benefits as