50 And Nothing Saved For Retirement: What To Do, Where To Start

A plan of action for those who are approaching retirement age with little saved. I get some really interesting reader mail through the Contact page. By far the most common question I get is a variant of the below: I’m 53 years old and through a combination of unforeseen medical expenses/helping ailing parents/life kicking me…

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Retirement mistakes

In order for you to have a successful retirement, you need to avoid making the following mistakes: Emotion. Do not make your financial decisions based on how you feel. Feelings are great for expressing emotion, but are a disaster in financial planning. Giving into fear or conversely, greed will destroy your retirement fund. When you are investing…