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Prime Ponders

#SocialCurrentSee ▶ As frequent travelers on the Southern California toll roads, we would ask: After royalties to investors, maintenance and …

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All Aboard for a Train Adventure in Retirement

Older travelers and retirees are hitting the rails and fueling demand for train vacations.<p>Sometimes it's about the journey and not the destination. …

Retirement

After I retired at 52 with a $3 million net worth, people always ask how I spend my time. Here's exactly what I do now to fill my days.

In my Black Friday Chat last fall one reader made the following comment:<p>One of my biggest concerns about early retirement is lack of structure/purpose.<p>It would be nice to see more questions targeting what people do to fill their days during early retirement.<p>Not everyone is inherently disciplined or …

LIVE BROADCAST: California’s School Pension Crisis: Who pays and what could be done?

Louis Freedberg<p>Panel Moderator; Executive Director, EdSource<p>Louis Freedberg joined EdSource as executive director in July 2011. For more than two …

3 Things to Know If You Plan to Work While Receiving Social Security

Before you commit to working while collecting benefits, learn about income limits, potential withholding, and tax treatment.<p>Does remaining in the …

What is Retirement?

This is a very interesting piece in the Chicago Tribune. While I don't disagree with their three main points of concern, the most important issues …

Closing the wealth gap can start with retirement savings, says financial advisor

CNBC's "Power Lunch" team explores why more black investors should look to stocks to grow wealth with Lazetta Braxton, a CNBC Financial Advisor …

The Latest: Fed to end runoff of bond holdings this year

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's testimony to the Congress (all times local):<p>___<p>11:50 a.m.<p>Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says that the central bank is close to announcing how it will its end its program to reduce its large holdings of bonds.<p>Powell …

401(k) Rollovers: The Complete Guide

Rolling over your 401(k) to an IRA when you switch jobs can provide you with more investment options, lower investment fees and more control over …

We Traded Our Home for a $50,000 RV in Retirement — and We've Never Been Happier

Living on the road isn’t everyone’s dream, but for a surprising number of Americans, it has become an idyllic, affordable way to cruise into their golden years.<p>For Al and Greta Boldt, a nomadic retirement has brought them solace.<p>“One of my objectives is to always be somewhere I’d be comfortable in …

Stretch your retirement with this tax-saving strategy

Retirement strategy is about more than just how you will spend the money you have saved — it matters where that money is coming from too.<p>Bill …

This Is What Americans Regret Spending Money On The Most

Do you share this disappointment about your own spending?<p>Making smart choices about what you do with your money will help set you up for a secure …

Social Security expansion bill poised to gain traction in Congress

As Social Security's funding problems loom ever closer on the horizon, the program has emerged as a pet project on many lawmakers' fix-it list.<p>Now in …

Here are the cities where retirees rely the most on Social Security income

It's no secret that for most retirees, Social Security is an important part of their income. Exactly how much varies from individual to individual — …

Illinois may tax private retirement funds to pay public worker pensions

FOX Business’ Jeff Flock on the impact of Illinois’ proposal to tax private retirement funds to pay for public workers’ pensions.

The 3 Best Places to Retire Abroad on Less Than $1,500 Per Month

You don't need to be a millionaire to retire rich in these countries.<p>For many people, retirement is an opportunity to start fresh and live the life …

Generating Retirement Income Isn’t Easy, Even for Vanguard

Text size<p>Converting a pot of money into retirement income isn’t an easy task for many retirees—and it’s a tricky proposition even for fund firms.<p>Take …

Too Many Americans Will Never Be Able to Retire

Traditionally, Americans could look forward to a comfortable retirement. After four decades in an office or a factory, sometime in their 60s they …

This Has Never Happened in Social Security's 83 Years of Existence

America's most important social program is about to hit a big milestone in 2019.<p>Though you may have heard it said before, it bears repeating: Social …

The Average Social Security Retirement Benefit in 2019

How big will the average benefit check be next year?<p>There are plenty of important social programs in this country, but none takes the cake like …

3 Reasons You Shouldn't Retire Early

The longer you wait to leave the workforce, the easier it will be preparing for a relaxing retirement.<p>Early retirement is a dream for many, but even …

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel: Legalize pot, open casino to pay down city’s $28B pension debt

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday proposed a solution to clamp down on the city’s $28 billion in public-pension debt: legalize marijuana and open a city-owned casino.<p>Emanuel called Chicago's pension crisis a "flashing yellow light of uncertainty" and instability for the city. The lame-duck …

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3 Major Problems With 401(k) Plans

Employer-sponsored plans are useful retirement savings tools, but they sure aren't perfect.<p>Gone are the days when employees could work for the same …

The Next America: Boomers, Millennials, and the Looming Generational Showdown

Shared via Kindle. Description: The America of the near future will look nothing like the America of the recent past. America is in the throes of a …

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<b>Will Your Retirement Efforts Achieve Escape Velocity?</b> <b><br>Zero Hedge</b> – Nov 5<br>Sadly, most of us will outlive our savings... The concept of 'retirement', of …

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<b>①</b><p><b>What to Watch for During Medicare Open Enrollment for 2019</b> <b>▶ People looking for Medicare coverage can use Medicare.gov to compare plans. This is the</b> …

More California cops and firefighters are paying for their pensions. Is it too late?

From Arcata on the North Coast to Hemet in the Inland Empire, California cops and firefighters are chipping in more money to pay for their pensions …

The Smart Social Security Move President Trump Just Made

Taking action to fix a key problem with the program's oversight is long overdue.<p>One of the most important programs that Americans turn to for …

Suze Orman Says This Is the Age You Should Retire—Not a Month or Year Before

One of the most popular segments on my CNBC show was "How Am I Doing?" Viewers would call in and tell me everything about their finances and wait for me to judge whether their retirement plan made the grade. Typically the central question was if they could retire in their early 60s.<p>Let's just say I …