From our friends at Motley Fool "How much should I save for retirement?" It's one of the simplest retirement questions out there, yet one of the most difficult to answer. There's no one-size-fits-all approach for how much to save for retirement, because there are a slew of factors involved. Your retirement number -- or the … Continue reading Here’s how much Americans think retirement will cost
In case you are entering that time of your life where you are looking to relocate when you retire. Your retirement savings are more than just a nest egg: They’re a representation of a lifetime of hard work. You spent decades building up money so that you could really enjoy your retirement, and you’re not … Continue reading The best and worst towns to retire in
Many Americans have little to nothing at all saved up. In the event of any emergency, most people just don’t have any resources to weather the blow. It can be difficult to understand how to build up your savings, but the key is to start little by little. Nothing is impossible once you get started. […]How … Continue reading How to Build Your Savings — blog.firstffcu.com
Why One Fearless Couple Is Banking Their Retirement on Real Estate Let me make something clear: I don’t expect to retire the conventional way. Why? Because the retirement of our parents and grandparents continues to be something millennials are putting in their rearview mirrors. We recognize that if we don’t take charge of our financial … Continue reading Real Estate for Retirement
18 ways retirees waste their money NOT-SO-SMART SPENDING Congratulations! After years of working and careful saving, you get to kick back and crack open that retirement nest egg. But don't get too giddy just yet. Retirees still need to avoid plenty of financial pitfalls as they transition into their golden years. And while you've certainly … Continue reading Live you best life when you retire, don’t make these mistakes!
~ not trying to discourage you from your retirement plans, just hoping to give you a fuller picture! ~ 18 Reasons You Really Don't Want to Buy an RV ROAD WARRIORS, BEWARE For some, the American dream is to own a big house with a picket fence. For others, it's a house on wheels … Continue reading Thinking of Retiring in a RV on the Open Road?
~ on the other hand...~ 3 Financial Goals to Hit if You Want to Retire Early The unfortunate truth is that far too many Americans are behind on their retirement goals, and many of them might not retire at all. In fact, 74% of American adults say they're planning on working past retirement age, according … Continue reading 3 Financial Goals to Hit if You Want to Retire Early
~ I have totally thought of some of these for my hubby who wants to retire in about 10 years...~ Here’s why you shouldn’t retire super early — even if you can The FIRE concept is lit, but it’s not always worth it International Film Circuit/courtesy Everett Collection The FIRE lifestyle isn’t always easy. Sam … Continue reading Here’s why you shouldn’t retire super early
20 Countries Where You Can Retire Comfortably on $150K (Click through the slideshow) After all you saved and pinched pennies for the pot at the end of the rainbow, right?
~ Where do you fall? ~ How people of all ages define the American dream The American dream is alive and well. Nearly 60% of respondents surveyed in Bank of the West's 2018 Millennial Study believe they have attained the American dream or believe that it's still attainable today. This feeling is widespread across all … Continue reading How people of all ages define the American dream