Investopedia: Using Your 401(k) to Pay Off a Mortgage: The Pros and Cons

One of the greatest hurdles when creating an effective retirement plan is determining how much an individual or couple needs to set aside to be able to draw income in an effort to maintain a comfortable lifestyle throughout retirement. Cary… Continue Reading

Martha Stewart: Ready for Retirement: 10 Easy Ways You Can Be Saving

Saving for retirement doesn’t have to be overwhelming if you break it down into little steps. “Money is an intimidating topic to many of us,” says Cary Carbonaro, Certified Financial Planner, author of “The Money Queen’s Guide: For Women Who… Continue Reading

Investors Business Daily: Five Steps For Managing Your Non-401(k) Retirement Plan

Not everyone is fortunate to have a 401(k) plan at work. While many large employers offer those tax-deferred retirement benefits, some smaller ones don’t. And when you’re self-employed, the only person you can count on to think about retirement is… Continue Reading

NEWSDAY: Top financial goals for 50-somethings

Top financial goals for 50-somethings When you hit your 50s, the time for financial fumbles is past. If not now, when? But according to the Prosper Financial Wellness Study, almost 33 percent of Americans over 55 don’t think about long… Continue Reading