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3 Dividend Stocks That Are Perfect for Retirement

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Ring in 2019 with these 6 basic financial resolutions for retirement

Ring in 2019 with these 6 basic financial resolutions for retirement

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Saving more for retirement is a common New Year's resolution. This year, the pledge comes in at the number five resolution in Principal Financial Group's annual survey of 1,008 American consumers wishes for next year, with 21 percent of respondents stating a desire to sock away more for their golden years."The new year is a chance for new opportunities and a clean slate," said Jerry Patterson, senior vice president of retirement and income solutions at Principal, in a statement. "The challenge will be taking those good intentions and making them last into February and beyond."Many financial experts advise upping your retirement savings rates past your company match (typically somewhere around 5 percent of salary) to double-digits, to 15 percent of pay or more. The more you save, the earlie...
Want to hit the books after retirement? The top 10 college towns for retirees

Want to hit the books after retirement? The top 10 college towns for retirees

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Once new retirees wrap up their longtime careers, they can get down to the business of serious relaxation ... or, alternately, the pursuit of further knowledge. When better to take that adult education course, pursue an advanced degree or delve into an entirely new field of study than retirement, when your time is largely your own? And where better to retire, then, than near a center of higher education? Incidentally, personal finance website GoBankingRates.com has found that all the best places to retire in the U.S. just happen to be college towns.As the site notes, big cities may boast a lot of retiree-friendly amenities, cultural outlets and health-care options but they're also "really pricey." Small towns in America may be a lot cheaper, but likely won't offer retirees much to do. Coll...
These overlooked Social Security claiming strategies can help you get bigger checks in retirement

These overlooked Social Security claiming strategies can help you get bigger checks in retirement

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If you're like most Americans, it has taken years for you to qualify for Social Security retirement benefits. And you don't want to blow it by using the wrong claiming strategy. There are many ways to claim Social Security benefits. And if you don't use the right strategy for you, you could leave thousands of dollars on the table over the course of your lifetime. The following strategies are often overlooked, but could pay big if you use them properly. It may sound like t...
Five things you need to do before you pack your bags for an overseas retirement

Five things you need to do before you pack your bags for an overseas retirement

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To all those who make the big decision to retire abroad, Cynthia and Edd Staton say, "Congratulations!" In 2009, a look at their battered retirement accounts made the Statons think hard about what their retirement might look like. They could stay in the U.S. where they'd lived all their lives, or they could find a foreign country with a far lower cost of living and set out on a great adventure. They chose adventure and haven't looked back. The couple has written books about their experiences and plans to create more projects about how to retire abroad. Retiring overseas...