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Are You REALLY Saving Enough Money to Retire?

If you’re an average, middle class individual or couple, chances are you aren’t saving nearly enough to provide a comfortable retirement for yourself. If you doubt it, play around with a retirement calculator. I did some experimenting with Kiplinger’s Retirement Savings Calculator, plugging in some scenarios to see what turns up. I have to report […]

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Will you outlive your retirement savings?

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An article appeared on Bloomberg last week that sounded the alarm on the very real prospect that millions of people will outlive their retirement savings. Lawmakers Seek to Prevent Americans Outliving Savings (Bloomberg, June 11, 2010) had this to say: “In 1983, 62 percent of workers had only company-funded pensions, while 12 percent had 401(k)s, […]

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Why Tax Deferral May Be a Sucker’s Bet

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This post is from FiscalGeek staff writer: Kevin Mercadante. I’m very excited to have him contributing to the site. You can find out more about him at his own blog OutOfYourRut.com. I don’t normally write on tax issues, and for the most part I’ve quietly bowed out of the Roth conversion debates springing up across […]

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