Tag: pension

Retirement Planning Solutions for Women

January 27, 2019 | By Steven DiGregorio

Saving for retirement isn’t easy in ordinary circumstances. But with wage growth near non-existent and underemployment ridiculously high it becomes challenging for most and even harder for most women. According to a recent study, only 62 percent of women said they were saving for retirement, just 15 percent said they were saving enough and 22 percent […] READ MORE


Saavy Women Master Financial Security

April 22, 2018 | By Steven DiGregorio

Women now comprise nearly half of the U.S. workforce, and they now earn a higher percentage of the bachelor’s and master’s degrees compared to men. So how come women’s average retirement plan balances are just 60 percent of men’s average balances?  No, it’s not because there was just a great shoe sale! CONTRIBUTING FACTORS Several […] READ MORE


Retire Early

Investment Strategies to Retire Early

March 24, 2016 | By Steven DiGregorio

  About a third of all Americans think that they will not have enough money saved to retire. Carefully planned and executed retirement strategies will get you there — it’s possible to even retire early.   Start executing these early retirement strategies today, you’ll be glad you did:   1. Determine the amount of money […] READ MORE


To Rollover or Not to Rollover Your 401(k)

February 6, 2016 | By Steven DiGregorio

When leaving a job, take some time to evaluate the benefits of a 401(k) rollover.  The reasoning has to be sound, so let’s look at a few things to consider when evaluating the merits of rolling over 401(k) assets into an IRA. 1. Consolidation – Moving all of your 401(k) accounts at different former employers to […] READ MORE


Very Costly Mistake: Out-of-Date Beneficiary Designations

September 24, 2015 | By Steven DiGregorio

If you have a will, have you looked at in the past couple of years and updated if necessary? That’s important, but don’t assume that it’s enough to ensure that all your wishes are carried out in the event of your demise. It isn’t. What about the beneficiary designations on your qualified retirement accounts, individual […] READ MORE


6 Steps to Securing Your Retirement Portfolio

July 28, 2014 | By Steven DiGregorio

Few people reach retirement with perfectly allocated and optimized 401(k)s or IRAs. Only about 45 percent of all workers even have access to a workplace retirement plan at all, according to the Washington, D.C.-based Employee Benefit Research Institute. But if you do have one, chances are good you have more than one. The nature of the […] READ MORE


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