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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


4 Social Security Facts You Must Know

October 7, 2015 | By Steven DiGregorio

When it comes to Social Security, far too many retirees and future retirees are in the dark. Not only are most Americans not fully informed about the program, they don’t know how to maximize their benefits. Of course, knowing what Social Security offers and how to get the highest-possible benefits are two different things. There’s a lot […] READ MORE


Suddenly Single? Start Fresh: Protect Finances

June 17, 2015 | By Steven DiGregorio

Losing a spouse through death or divorce can be emotionally devastating and is often a difficult time to make important life decisions. Yet it’s this very time that attention needs to be paid to important financial matters such as retirement assets, budgeting on a single income, appropriate insurance, or reviewing Social Security benefits.  Should you become […] READ MORE


6 things you should know about IRA contributions

April 7, 2015 | By Steven DiGregorio

Even though the new year has begun, it may not be too late to make a traditional IRA contribution for the last tax year — if you’ve not already done so. The contribution deadline is April 15. If you qualify for a deductible contribution, you can lower last year’s tax bill by taking action by then. […] 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


Increase Your Retirement Batting Average, Don’t Close Your Eyes!

June 5, 2014 | By Steven DiGregorio

If you don’t have an actual plan for how to achieve retirement successfully, you may just be “winging it”! Really?! How do you think that’s going to work out for you? It’s true that while many may participate in their company’s 401(k) plan or another workplace retirement plan, many workers don’t know what to invest […] READ MORE


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