Retirement Plans & Goals


Caring for Elderly Parents? How to Get More Energy 3

These tips on how to get more energy when you’re caring for elderly parents aren’t about eating well or getting enough sleep. You know that already! Rather, they’re practical and helpful suggestions for making changes in your life that will increase your time and energy levels. I can’t give you enough information in this article, which is why I recommend The […]

Caring for Elderly Parents How to Get More Energy

What You Need to Know About Cheap RV Living and Retirement 3

These tips for RV (Recreational Vehicle) retirement are from a couple who retired four years ago. They offer an inside peek into cheap RV living. My interview below won’t tell you all you need to know about RV retirement. Read So, You Want to be a Full-Time RVer? by John and Kathy Huggins to learn about doing the preliminary homework on RV […]

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What Happens to Your Ex-Husband’s Social Security Benefits

After the divorce, asked a reader, what happens to my ex-husband’s social security benefits? Here’s what my research tells me… “I was married for 21 years,” says Jill in response to How to Manage Money After Divorce. “Will I still get my ex-husband’s social security if I change my name back to my maiden name?” Yes, according to my online searches for social […]


How to Set Financial Goals That You’ll Achieve 6

These tips for setting financial goals will help you get rid of debt and organize your future finances. It’s time to get on the right track, isn’t it? “When a goal matters enough to a person, that person will find a way to accomplish what at first seemed impossible.” ~ Nido Qubein. There’s nothing less motivating than trying to achieve […]


What to Do With a Bad 401K – From Performance to Fees 4

Is the 401K that your company offers bad? What happens to your 401K if you change jobs? These retirement tips are from financial expert Rick Rodgers. Before the tips, a quip: “Retirement is wonderful,” said Gene Perret. “It’s doing nothing without worrying about getting caught.” Retirement – and doing nothing – is even more wonderful when you’ve IRAs, 401(k)s & Other […]


Quick Tips for Your 401K – Withdrawing Funds and Paying Taxes

These 401K tips focus on withdrawing funds, taking loans, and paying taxes on your 401K after you retire (or before you retire, if you need to cash your 401K early!). Financial planner Rick Rodgers cautions investors to think twice before breaking into established 401K plans… Before his 401K tips, a quip: “When a man retires and time is no longer a […]


How to Get Enough Money to Retire in 10 Years

If you’re retiring in ten years or less, you need to have enough money – and these 10 tips will get you there. Before the tips, a quip: “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” ~ Chinese saying. Don’t worry if you didn’t start planning for your retirement 20 years ago…you […]