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Gabriele Amorth, prominent exorcist priest, dies in Rome

ROME (AP) — Rev. Gabriele Amorth, a prominent Roman Catholic exorcist, has died after a long illness, an Italian care facility said Saturday. He was 91.<p>Santa Lucia Foundation, a Rome rehabilitation center, said Saturday that Amorth died a day earlier in another Rome hospital where he was recently …

A Kundalini Yoga Sequence to Find Your Courage

It takes creativity and fearlessness to adventure into our heart’s deepest desires, and this Kundalini Yoga practice can help you find both.The post …

How to invest your pension in drawdown

Pension freedoms mean retirees can now invest their savings how they like rather than buy a stingy annuity. But what do you need to consider and plan …

What to Do to Prepare for Retirement

Clients often ask financial planners, “Will I be OK in retirement?” Before looking at a client’s assets and expenses to answer that question, we ask …

Social Security

The Best Cities for a Worktirement

Instead of retiring in their 60s, many Baby Boomers today are planning to continue working well into their 70s and 80s in what is being called a worktirement. Whether it be for financial reasons, or just enjoyment from their jobs, the benefits of having the additional income from working -- even …

Here's How Much You'll Need to Save Annually to Become a Millionaire

Time can be your friend or foe depending on when you start saving and investing for retirement.<p>The vast majority of Americans share one common goal: …

One Essential Retirement Rule Often Ignored

A lot of hair has been pulled over the United Kingdom’s Brexit vote. Sure, there were a couple of days when there was extreme volatility, but there are more important investment truths that need to be heeded.<p>It’s easy to take your eye off the ball when so much turmoil is dominating the business …

Manage Your Own 401(k) or IRA, John Oliver Style | Investopedia

In a June 2016 episode of “Last Week Tonight,” host and satirist John Oliver spent about 20 minutes excoriating an entire class of professionals who …

Thinking of buying your dream home for retirement? Do your homework first.

By Rodney Brooks<p>Rodney Brooks<p>Bio Follow<p>Financial adviser Mitchell Katz of CA Wealth Management in Bethesda has a couple of clients who love golf. Both husband and wife were in their early 50s, and their retirement dream was to buy a home in a golf community in North Carolina.<p>When they were finally …

Retirement

Retirement: how to prepare for the rest of your life

Jul 22, 2016<p>Those over age 65 need to focus on preventing four things: frailty, weight loss, muscle loss and cognitive impairment.<p>Jul 15, …

5 Or So Years From Retiring? Here's A To-Do List

What to do if you're 5 years or so away from retirement: First, write down your plan. Think about where your income is coming from. Consider your …

What Should You Budget for Healthcare Costs in Retirement?

<i>Dear Carrie,</i><p>My husband and I are both in our sixties with no immediate plans to retire, but trying to plan our finances for when that day eventually arrives. A big question mark is healthcare expenses. We're both healthy now, but of course, who knows what the future holds. Can you provide some …

An Interview With Jim Poolman on Smart Retirement Planning

A recent survey shows that most Americans are terrified about their retirement savings, or lack thereof. Because of decreased interest and concernment about our retirement, so many American's don't even consider 401K plans before choosing an employer.<p>This is your future you are gambling with here, …

6 Things to Do to Make Retiring at 50 a Reality

Just because the average American retires at the age of 63, it doesn’t mean that you cannot buck the trend and settle down with more than enough time …

How to start investing if you have $100 or less

By Jonnelle Marte<p>Jonnelle Marte<p>Reporter covering personal finance<p>Email Bio Follow<p>The thought of investing can feel intimidating, particularly if you don’t have a lot of money to work with.<p>But new apps and trading platforms are making it easy to start investing with as little as $5. And they can …

Investing

No 401(k)? How to save for retirement

Don't worry—there are tax-advantaged options for people without a 401(k).<p>Key takeaway<p>Freelancers and independent contractors have some of the same …

The biggest retirement mistake you can make

If someone is going to make the biggest, most consequential retirement mistake possible, it's usually going to be this: neglecting to create a vision of what they want from their retirement.<p>Not having a plan for retirement is like launching an interplanetary space shuttle without having any regard …

4 ways millennials are smarter about money than boomers

To manage your money better, it might be time to take a page or two from millennials' playbook.<p>Millennials' financial challenges and questionable …

Late-game retirement catch-up strategy hard, but not a lost cause

You're rounding the corner toward retirement age with not nearly enough set aside.<p>We tell young people to start saving for retirement from their …

A New Phase

Searching for new surroundings in retirement? Here's our 2016 list of the top 25 U.S. places for retirement. We canvassed data covering housing and other costs of living, taxes, crime rates, weather and air quality, doctor availability and opportunities for an active lifestyle, including walking, …

From Woman-Owned Small Business To Early Retirement At 43

Twenty years ago, Kim Salls was a single mom, barely making ends meet as she worked long hours in customer service while trying to put herself through school. Two decades later, when she was just 43, she retired, stepping back from a business that she built and grew rapidly.<p>“Not a day goes by that …

Five Steps Late Bloomers Can Take To Ensure A Smooth Retirement

If you’ve turned 30, you ideally should have already started planning for retirement. But if you haven’t begun yet, you’re not alone. A study from the National Institute on Retirement Security found that more than 45% of working-age households don’t own any retirement account assets. As a result, …

Steadily Build Core Strength for Eight-Angle Pose

Astavakrasana (Eight-Angle Pose) can be intimidating for first-timers: You're lifting your hips, wrapping your legs around your arm, lowering your …

This is the Most Romantic Hotel in the World

Who wouldn't fall in love in/with a private plunge pool?<p>Readers called La Casa Que Canta—also known as The House that Sings—a “small paradise.” And …

Hotels in Italy and Beautiful Villas

From the best Amalfi Coast hotels to historic villas in Piedmont, here are some of the most beautiful places to stay in Italy.

My Dream Retirement: 5 People Reveal Their Strategies

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>It’s always fun to daydream about what we might do when … we no longer work.<p>If you had to choose your own adventure, what would it be? Taking a foodie tour through Europe, retiring on a beach and becoming a late-in-life surfer? It’s sure fun to think …

6 biggest risks to your retirement security

What worries you most about retirement? Well, if you’re like most retirees and pre-retirees maintaining the value of your savings and having your …

Why Early Retirement Seminars Are Scams

Back in the 1990s, when the stock market was roaring, the concept of early retirement was all the rage. I was even asked to write a book on it.<p>But then the dot-com bubble burst, two recessions and two needless wars came along — snuffing out that idea in a big way.<p>Yet there are still seminars out …

Save for Both Your Emergency Fund and Retirement with a Roth IRA

It's a common dilemma: You want to get your nest egg going, but still have many months of emergency savings to build up. You don't have to choose one …