Matters of the Heart Impact the Wallet

We all tend to think of love and marriage with our rose-colored glasses planted firmly on our noses. But the truth is that matters of the heart often impact the

6 Easy Ways to Save for Retirement

It’s generally a lot more fun to spend money than to save it, but your retirement years won’t be much fun if you’re broke, either! Therefore it’s always better to

Negotiate to Save Money – And Your Budget!

Many of us are always looking for a way to save a little money on our monthly budgets. This is a smart move, and can help your retirement plans in

Can You Retire on One Million Dollars?

One million dollars has long been heralded as a standard retirement savings goal. Naturally, different budgets and lifestyles demand different goals, but one million dollars has generally been considered a

A New Understanding of Your Retirement Budget

If you’re planning for retirement, understanding your current budget will help you to save more money for your later years. If you’ve already retired, this greater understanding will help you

Plan Carefully Before Retiring Abroad

Until recently, the idea of retiring in a foreign country may have seemed unthinkable to the average person. It was something only the very wealthy could even contemplate! Yet, in

You spend a large part of your life planning and preparing for retirement, so when the time comes it’s important to do it right. Follow these five steps, and make

According to a recent study by the Employee Benefit Research Institute*, 36 percent of workers have only 1,000 dollars saved for retirement. That amounts to one third of the workforce

Preparing for Retirement: The Home Stretch

Preparing for retirement can feel like running a marathon. In the beginning, you start out feeling hopeful, with great ambitions of winning the race. Toward the middle of the run,