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how much to save for retirement

4 Easy Steps to Figure Out How Much to Save for Retirement Each Month

Figuring out how much to save each month for retirement can seem like an impossible task. With all the information that you need to know. Plus all the different calculators that are available it becomes

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how much to save for retirement

7 Easy Steps to Figure Out How Much To Save for Retirement

I think you will agree with me when I say: Figuring out exactly how much to save for retirement has too many moving parts to make it an easy thing to figure out. Well it does not have to be too hard. By

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why can't i save for retirement

The 3 Real Reasons You Are Not Saving for Retirement

In a recent survey I asked why people were not saving for retirement. A whopping 51.6% said that it was because they did not have enough money. I compare this to the reason behind why many people do not

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how much to save

How Much Should You be Saving to Get Everything You Want

One of the most asked questions in personal finance is: how much should I be saving? Unfortunately, there is not a nice straight forward answer. You might be asking, “but everyone says to save 15% of

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what is a 401k match

The Ultimate Guide to the 401K Employer Match [No More Confusion]

The 401K match can be a confusing benefit to understand. You know you are getting money added into your account yet you don’t quite understand all the rules. As a business owner you need to understand

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how to start investing

Four Easy Steps to Get You Started Investing Today

Do you think investing will take too much time? Do you think that you have to have someone else manage your investments for you? Are you too busy to even worry about saving for retirement? You know you

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what is a spousal ira

What is a Spousal IRA and How New Business Owners can use it to Save for Retirement

Want to save for retirement but you don’t have an earned income (or it is a small earned income)? Don’t worry about retirement savings as you still have options for investing in a tax protected

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why you need to save for the future

Warning: A Retirement Plan is Not Planning on Working Forever

“I’m not going to save because I’m going to die young.” “I’m not going to save because I’m going to work until I die.” I hear these statements quite often.  In fact, at almost every

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4 percent rule

4 Percent Rule: How to Know if it is Right for You and Your Money?

When planning for retirement there are many generalized rules that you might stumble across. One of those rules is the 4% withdrawal rule. What this basically says is that in your first year of retirement

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increase retirement savings

How to Permanently Increase Your Retirement Savings

Have you ever sat there and wondered exactly how you could increase your retirement savings?  Permanently increase it, not just add a little bit here or there, but actually make it to the 15% that you

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