As our country continues to struggle towards gender equality, the pay gap remains a prominent issue. It's felt in many aspects of women's lives, most significantly in retirement savings, a challenge for every American….
With more and more people relying on savings and investments as the main source for retirement income, how far (or how little) $100 can stretch from state to state can mean the difference between living comfortably in retirement or running out of money….
Everyone’s had the thought after a long, grueling, stressful day on the job – if only I didn’t have to go back. How much would it take to make that thought a reality? The recent FIRE movement (Financially Independent, Retire Early) has gotten more and more younger people crunching the numbers….
Retirement was not always complicated. Between World War II and the 1980s, retirement was a benefit given for a lifetime of service…. However, with rising health care costs, a phasing-out of pensions, longer lives, and a less-than-certain future for Social Security, retirement planning has become more of a hit-or-miss proposition….