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Sun Mar 30

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carlytx commented on an article. 10:09 AM

5 Reasons to Not Bother Retiring

On the other hand if you planned for your retirement you probably don't have many of the concerns in this article. A meaningful and successful retirement is a result of planning. Planning for the lifestyle you want to lead and then

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Sat Mar 29

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carlytx commented on an article. 1:48 PM

4 Rules For A Rock-Solid Retirement Portfolio

The last rule may be the most important start investing early if life and do it consistently,. The power of dividends and compounding is lost on most people. I recently found good information on retirement planning and investing on

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Sun Mar 23

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carlytx commented on an article. 11:28 AM

What Americans Think About Their Retirement Will Shock You

One of the problems is education. The lack of it. Retirement planning should be taught in every school. Retirement planning and saving/investing has to become a priority for everyone. The key is to start saving/investing early in

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Sat Mar 22

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carlytx commented on an article. 12:55 PM

5 Smart Steps for Managing Money in Retirement

There is good information on all these points on the retirement site Retirement And Good Living. In addition the site also provides posts and pages on downsizing, frugal living and retiring overseas for other options to manage your

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Sat Mar 15

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carlytx commented on an article. 11:08 AM

Are You Sure You Know How Much You'll Need for Retirement?

The best chance for that you will have enough for retirement is to start to save/invest early in life, be consistent, take advantage of any employer matching plan, max out contributions when possible, eliminate debt, avoid

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Sun Mar 9

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carlytx commented on an article. 4:26 PM

7 Simple Questions to Help You Plan For Retirement

If you start to plan and save / invest early in life most of the issues in this article would already be addressed. There are some good posts and pages about retirement investing, downsizing, frugal living, retiring overseas and

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Sat Mar 8

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carlytx commented on an article. 5:34 PM

Retirement vs. College Saving: 3 Reasons to Put Yourself First

Saving/investing for your retirement should come first unless it is an emergency and funds can not be attained any other way. While funding your children's education or supporting them in other financial ways is noble do not do it

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Sun Mar 2

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carlytx commented on an article. 9:32 AM

Retirement Security in America: We're No. 19!

The best chance for a successful retirement depends on starting to save/invest early in life, being consistent, taking advantage of any employer matching plan, maxing out contributions when possible, eliminating debt, avoiding

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Sat Mar 1

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carlytx commented on an article. 2:04 PM

Retirement Planning: Why Most People Can Only Blame Themselves

One of the major problems is education. The lack of it. Retirement planning courses should be mandatory starting in elementary school and right through college and beyond. Many people just don't plan for retirement. The key is to

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carlytx commented on an article. 11:27 AM

The Biggest Retirement Mistake People Make (And How You Can Avoid It)

The biggest mistake people make before retirement is not to start planning and saving/investing early in life. The power of compounding is lost on many people. The biggest mistake many make after retirement is becoming inactive and

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Mon Feb 17

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carlytx commented on an article. 1:38 PM

Turning 50 or Older? Don't Miss These Critical Retirement Milestones

I just read a post on the retirement site Retirement And Good Living that has a similar list of dates to remember. I think that one had one or two other dates. The site also has many posts and pages on social security, retirement

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Sat Feb 15

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carlytx commented on an article. 1:47 PM

Why This Popular Retirement Rule Is Wrong for You

The amount that you withdraw every year should be based on the expenses you have for the retirement lifestyle you choose to lead. This is a major reason why retirement planning and saving/investing should begin when you join the

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Sun Feb 9

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carlytx commented on an article. 12:02 PM

"Amazing" Reaction to Ford’s Right-Hand Drive Mustang

Also check out the list of retirement locations on the site Retirement And Good Living. Also some great posts by expats who retired overseas,

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carlytx commented on an article. 7:12 AM

Retirement Planning: The One Obstacle Retirees Are the Least Prepared For

The problem is education. Retirement planning education should be mandatory starting in elementary school and right through college and beyond. The key is to start saving/investing early in life, be consistent, take advantage of any

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Sun Feb 2

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carlytx commented on an article. 5:13 PM

Retire Richer With These 3 Simple Money Moves

You can have a good shot at retiring richer if you start saving/investing early in life, be consistent, take advantage of any employer matching plan (if they still have one), max out contributions when possible, eliminate debt,

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Sat Feb 1

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carlytx commented on an article. 2:32 PM

MyRA: How This New Retirement Account Could Help You

What should go hand-in-hand with the new MyRA proposal is universal education about retirement planning. Something that should be taught at every school. Saving for retirement should be ingrained in everyone and it has to become a

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Sun Jan 26

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carlytx commented on an article. 1:51 PM

How to Retire With a 6-Figure Income

For the best chance to generate an income sufficient to support the lifestyle you want to lead start saving/investing early in life, be consistent, take advantage of any employer matching plan, max out contributions when possible,

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