RetirementSavvy

Website: Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI).  As noted on their website, the mission of the EBRI is to contribute to, to encourage, and to enhance the development of sound employee benefit programs and sound public policy through objective research and education.  Founded in 1978, the EBRI declares three principles: Employee benefit plans serve an essential… Read Article →

Personal Finance Puzzles and Quizzes was created as an extension of the weekly SavvyQuizzes that appear on this blog, based on the positive reception of that feature. In this unique collection, readers will have a chance to test their knowledge of personal finance concepts through quizzes – comprised of multiple choice and True/False questions – and various types… Read Article →

Documentary: Can You Afford to Retire? (2006). As many SavvyReaders have come to understand, many baby Boomers are headed for a shock as they enter their retirement years. This PBS FRONTLINE television documentary notes that the two main strategies for funding retirement – defined benefit and defined contribution (e.g. 401[k]) plans – are in serious… Read Article →

RetirementSavvy is a Plutus Awards Finalist in the Best Personal Finance Blog for Retirement category.  Thanks to all that have subscribed to the blog and taken the time to engage via the SavvyDiscussions, SavvyRecommendations, and SavvyQuizzes.  If you would like to vote for this blog, I would certainly appreciate it! http://www.plutusawards.com/vote-for-peoples-choice/  

I remember the day it happened with amazing clarity.  As the morning sun heated my face, I stared unbelievingly at the bank statement that indicated a balance of -$1,540.  What? There’s no way my account is negative!  I have $15,000 in there! What happened?  Someone had stolen my identity!  While pretending to be me, this… Read Article →

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