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“How to save for retirement without trying very hard” – MarketWatch

How much time do you spend making financial plans for retirement? Probably less time than you do sorting out summer vacation. Some people don’t even like to consider retiring, which they think is an end to life as they know it. Still, retirement planning need not be taxing. “Most people don’t take advantage of the opportunities that are staring them right in the face,” said Rick Dwyer, the CEO of Wealth Financial Group First Coast, in Jacksonville, Fla… View the Full Article Here

“Though Optimistic About Living Longer, Americans Are Fearful of Saving Enough” – Main Street

While the prospect of living longer excites most Americans, the necessity of needing more retirement savings is causing more and more concern for younger generations. Americans are expected to live on average 30 years longer than a century ago — according to research from the Stanford Center on Longevity — and while 93% have a favorable view if living those extra years, 70% feel financially unprepared to live to 100 or more. According to the study… View the Full Article Here

“Best and Worst States to Retire Rich” – GO Banking Rates

Whether you have enough money saved for retirement is a question on the minds of many soon-to-be retirees — and with good reason. A GOBankingRates survey found that 28 percent of baby boomers and seniors (aged 55 and over) don’t have any retirement savings, and 17.3 percent have less than $10,000 saved. Depending on where you retire, however, you could maximize how far your retirement income can go and possibly even retire rich. You just need to… View the Full Article Here

“4 Tips to Help Make Your College Grad an Investor” – US News

Looking for a gift for the college graduate? Consider the gift of investing knowledge. While many college graduates may be concerned primarily about paying off loans, many don’t think about investing. A 2015 survey showed only 26 percent of adults younger than 30 own stocks. Part of that may come from feeling they don’t have a lot of extra money, and part of it may be not knowing how to invest. Parents can play a part in helping… View the Full Article Here