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Creating Your Own Retirement Plan

Saving for Retirement at 60

Are you sixty years old?  If you are, you may be preparing for retirement.  As excited as you may be about no longer have to work, can you really afford the transition?  If you haven’t been preparing for retirement, it isn’t too late to get started, but you need to get started now.   The first thing you will want to do is start contributing to your 401(k) program.  At this point in your life, any contributions that you can make, you should.  At the very least, contribute 5% of your income.  However, know that many employers will match contributions...

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Saving for Retirement When Running a Small Business

Are you a small business owner?  If so, are you ready for retirement?  Whether you are only thirty years old or if you are fifty, retirement should be on your mind.  Small business owners are 100% in charge of their retirement.  If you don’t start acting now, you may find it difficult to stop working and retire in a timely matter.   As previously stated, you will want to get started with saving for retirement as early as possible.  Small business owners are encouraged to start planning for retirement in their thirties or even earlier.  Why?  Because setting up retirement...

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Saving for Retirement When Working from Home

Are you self-employed?  If you are or even if you are a home based worker who is employed as a contractor for another company, you may be disappointed to learn that you are, essentially, on your own when it comes to retirement.  Those who work from home are responsible for saving and setting up their own retirement accounts.  Unfortunately, this leaves many men and women regretting their decision to work from home.   Planning for retirement when working from home or when self-employed may seem like a long and hopeless process, but it doesn’t have to be.  Even though you...

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Saving for Retirement & Why Flexibility is Important

Are you ready to start preparing for your future, in terms of retirement?  If you are, you should get planning right away.  In fact, the sooner you start planning for your retirement, the better off you are likely to be.  That is why most men and women are encouraged to start saving for their retirement years when they are in their early twenties or thirties.    When saving for retirement, you will want to create a detailed, yet realistic goal.  After all, you need to know how much money you should save.  Even if you are young, like in your...

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The Best Ways to Save for Retirement

Are you looking for information on the best ways to save for retirement?  If you are, you have come to the right place.  Please continue reading on.   Establish a Moneysaving Goal   If you want to save money for retirement, it is first important to determine how much money you need to save.  This is the most important step to take, when looking to save for retirement.  While you can always save money for retirement without having a goal in mind, will you have enough?  You will never know unless you take the time to do the research first....

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