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These websites will get you started with the whys and hows of planning your retirement.
This is the portal to Investopedia's coverage of retirement planning topics. "Learn how much you need to retire comfortably, and how to prepare for the "unexpected" in retirement. Prepare for everything from living expenses, to healthcare, to planning that trip you've always wanted to take."
"Get the basics on retirement planning and pension benefits, such as how Social Security works, retiring from the civil service, and managing a private pension."
Here you will find an number of Department of Labor publications on planning and saving for retirement, as well as ERISA and COBRA.
Smart About Money, a program of the National Endowment of Financial Education, offers this online course on retirement planning.
Khan Academy offers videos on retirement, IRAs and 401(k)s.
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Your Complete Guide to a Successful and Secure Retirement by This is your one-stop, definitive resource as you prepare for a secure and comfortable retirement. Larry Swedroe and Kevin Grogan present uniquely comprehensive coverage of every important aspect you need to think about as you approach retirement, including: Social Security, Medicare, investment planning strategy, portfolio maintenance, preparing your heirs, retirement issues faced by women, the threat of elder financial abuse, going beyond financials to think about your happiness, and much more.These topics are explained with the help of specialists in each subject. And everything is based on the "science of investing" - evidenced with studies from peer-reviewed journals. Overall, this adds up to a complete retirement guide, packed with the latest and best knowledge. Don't enter your retirement without it.
Call Number: 332.024 S
Publication Date: 2019-01-07
Retirement 101 : From 401(k) Plans and Social Security Benefits to Asset Management and Medical Insurance, Your Complete Guide to Preparing for the Future You Want by A comprehensive and easy-to-understand guide to the ins and outs of retirement planning — the key resource for creating a retirement you can live on! How much do I need to retire? Can I retire early? What’s the retirement age, anyway? No matter whether you are 25, 65, or any age in between, you probably have questions about retirement and knowing the answers is the key to planning your future. Whether you want to retire as soon as possible or are looking forward to continuing to work in some form for as long as you can, Retirement 101 guides you through each step as you approach this important milestone. From how to save for the day when you stop — or scale back — working to smart investment strategies to the best states to retire in to how to calculate your benefits, Retirement 101 helps you create a retirement plan to accomplish your goals, whatever they are.
Publication Date: 2019
Retirement Planning for Dummies by Retirement Planning For Dummies is a one-stop resource to get up to speed on the critical steps needed to ensure you spend your golden years living in the lap of luxury--or at least in the comfort of your own home.
Publication Date: 2020-01-07
The Good Retirement Guide 2020 by Whether it is a relaxing, action-packed or financially rewarding retirement you are planning for, this is the book for you. Fully revised and updated, The Good Retirement Guide 2020 is packed with hundreds of useful hints, tips and insights into your retirement preparation. In retirement, personal ambitions can be realized and new experiences enjoyed, yet with so much to consider, people are often unsure how best to plan for their future. The scope for concern and confusion is even greater with the uncertain economic and political climate, changing retirement ages, the pressures of an ageing population, and evolving pension rules. Making the most out of retirement by changing to a new career, or starting your own business, only adds to the plethora of retirement options. The Good Retirement Guide 2020 is an indispensable book that you will refer to again and again, offering clear and concise suggestions on a broad range of subjects for pre-retirement planning in the UK. Including information on: finance (investments, pensions, annuities and drawdown, benefits and tax), housing, health, holidays, starting a business and looking after elderly parents, this book will help you to save more, live better, and be happier.
Call Number: 646.7909 G
Publication Date: 2020-01-28
The Ultimate Retirement Guide For 50+ by When you think about planning for retirement-whether it's years in the future or just around the corner-you're bound to have questions. Can I ever afford to stop working? Will Social Security be there for me when I need it? Is the market a safe place for my money? How can I make my money last? Have I waited too long to start saving? Suze Orman answers all the questions that keep you up at night-starting with the biggest one: it is never too late to start planning for a next act that's fulfilling and secure.
Publication Date: 2020-02-25
The 5 Years Before You Retire by Even though half of all Americans put money aside for retirement, it isn't until they reach their sixties that many realize that they haven't saved enough. With The Five Years Before You Retire, you'll hone in on what you need to do in the next five years to maximize your current savings and create a realistic plan for your future. This book guides you through each financial, medical, and familial decision, from taking advantage of the employer match your company offers for your 401k program to enrolling in Medicare to discussing housing options with your family. Whether you just started devising a plan or have been saving since your first job, The Five Years Before You Retire will show you what you need to do now to ensure that you live comfortably for years to come.
Call Number: 332.024 B
Publication Date: 2014-01-01
Essential Retirement Planning for Solo Agers by Over Fifty, Retiring and Childless? Are you among the fifteen million Americans over fifty and childless? Retirement Planning for Solo Agers is a passionate exploration of the path ahead for "Solo Agers." It includes choices in housing, relationships, legal arrangements, finances and more - and urges the solo ager to plan for the future as though their life and well-being depended on it, as author Sara Zeff Geber believes it will. Many of the chapters include worksheets or checklists, encouraging the reader to go beyond imagining and begin his or her own planning for the voyage ahead.
Call Number: 332.024 G
Publication Date: 2018-04-15
The New Retirementality by Mitch Anthony first began preaching a "new retirementality" in 2000. Now, most of us are facing a very different retirement reality than previous generations: failing pensions, an endangered social security system, and inadequate savings. We have been forced to face the reality of a retirement that may never happen, or one that will take place much later in life than ever expected. Circumstances are redefining what it means to retire, and The New Retirementality, Fifth Edition is your roadmap to retirement.
Publication Date: 2019-12-24
Thrive in Retirement by Discover the three secrets to happiness--and much more--in the later years of life. Never before in human history have so many people lived for decades beyond their working years. 10,000 Americans turn 65 each day, and their average life expectancy is another 20 years--and many will live longer. But will they just live or have a meaningful life? The truth is that many--if not most--people approaching the latter years do not have a plan, much less a strategy to thrive instead of just survive. Packed with information based on research as well as common-sense wisdom, here are some examples of what readers will discover: * How retiring at the wrong time increases the likelihood of dying 89%. * What can delay Alzheimer's onset an average of 9 years. * How everything that makes you happy comes in just 3 forms. * Which partner is most likely to initiate divorce after decades of marriage and why.
Call Number: 306.38 T
Publication Date: 2019-02-26