Retirement

Retirement Plan Fees: Know What You Are Paying

Many large companies offer employees a 401(k) plan with some degree of matching contribution. Although this is a good employee benefit to have, you always should pay attention to the fees involved in your plan. Your plan provider charges various fees to invest, manage and administer the plan, and those fees are passed on to…

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Potential Reasons to Put the Retirement Countdown on Hold

Retirement is still something most people look forward to, but over the years, some of the reasons for anticipation have dwindled. During the industrial age, more people worked jobs requiring manual labor that were hard on the body.   By mid-century, many rank-and-file workers could look forward to a pension waiting for them upon retirement.…

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Why Retirement Planning is Different for Divorcees

Studies show that one in every four divorces happen to people over 50 years of age1. If you’ve been divorced – particularly if you haven’t remarried – your retirement planning picture might look a lot different than that of your married peers. Whether the breakup happens close to retirement age or earlier on greatly impacts…

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