Posts Tagged: social security

The following is a guest post from Al Jacobs, professional investor and author of the book Roadway to Prosperity. Shortly after the Reagan Administration took charge in Washington D.C., I essentially opted out of the Social Security System. From that time on I contributed only minimally to the system, while retaining a vested interest in… Read Article →

Ten years after the financial crisis and recession, middle-income Boomers are increasingly reliant on Social Security for their retirement income, according to a new study that details the mindset of current and soon-to-be retirees.  The Financial Crisis Strikes Boomers The proportion of middle-income Boomers who expect to rely on Social Security for their primary source… Read Article →

The following is a guest post from Joshua Mellberg, President and Founder of J.D. Mellberg Financial. He is an Investment Advisory Representative and licensed insurance agent. He is a sought-after speaker on retirement income planning strategies and has been featured on CNBC, PBS and Yahoo! Finance. Americans are increasingly glum about the odds they will… Read Article →

The following is a guest post from Alexander Joyce, President and CEO of ReJoyce Financial LLC. He’s also a Safe Money and Retirement Income Planning specialist, and has hosted radio shows, such as “The Safe Money and Income Radio Show” and “The Ask Mr. Annuity Radio Show.” Alexander is a licensed professional in Indiana and specializes in… Read Article →

The following is a guest post from Dan Carter, an Investment Advisor Representative for Safeguard Investment Advisory Group. Dan has 18 years experience in the insurance and estate planning industry. Dan also is the radio host for a financial radio program, ‘The Big Picture Radio Show,’ on KVTA 1590, Ventura County’s Gold Coast ‘News Talk’ station…. Read Article →

The following is a guest post by Kevin Driscoll, the VP of Advisory Services at Navy Federal Financial Group. Social Security has long been considered the third rail of politics – an untouchable policy issue. When President Bush grappled with it during his 2004 reelection campaign and launched an initiative to create personal Social Security “nest eggs”… Read Article →

The many differences between men and women are evident even when it comes to retirement. Women, with longer life expectancies and lower average salaries, are much more concerned than men about whether they will be able to save enough money to have the kind of retirement they want, studies show. But those concerns are not necessarily… Read Article →

Maybe. How do you know? If you have not developed a detailed plan that looks at all the critical factors – projected expenses, years until retirement, current savings/investments, projected return on investments, projected sources of passive income, current savings rate, and withdrawal rate – it’s possible. In fact, if you have not developed a detailed… Read Article →

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