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Getting Close? Here's Your Retirement Checklist

Getting Close? Here's Your Retirement Checklist

Adviser Mitch Fryling lists and explains the planning checklist that will help you have a better retirement.

Are You Losing Sleep As Retirement Looms?

Are You Losing Sleep As Retirement Looms?

Adviser Mark Bordelove says neither retirement savers nor their financial advisers should worry. The should work on a plan together.

Avoiding the Risks That Come With Long-Term Care Costs

Avoiding the Risks That Come With Long-Term Care Costs

There are ways to avoid the risks that come with long-term care costs, with one of the most tax-efficient being the use of a traditional IRA.

Tax Issues and Distributions From Qualified Accounts

Tax Issues and Distributions From Qualified Accounts

Adviser Brad Pistole says the rules for taking distributions from qualified accounts are confusing. Beware the magic number 59½.

Fixed Annuities Are an Underutilized Tool

Fixed Annuities Are an Underutilized Tool

Adviser Ken Waltzer says negative bias combined with poor analytical skills means that annuities are often a difficult sell, even when they might be useful.

Get Your Financial and Estate Planning on Track

Get Your Financial and Estate Planning on Track

Adviser Joseph Piangozza details the process for establishing an effective financial and estate plan, including what to do and what to watch out for.

Before You Plan Your Income, Plan Your Expenses

Before You Plan Your Income, Plan Your Expenses

Adviser Jim Werner explains expense planning and outlines strategies to plan for income gaps.

Should You Keep the Family Home in Retirement?

Should You Keep the Family Home in Retirement?

Adviser Michelle Buonincontri goes over the pros and cons of selling the family home at retirement.

The Challenge of Creating Retirement Income in a Low-Rate Environment

The Challenge of Creating Retirement Income in a Low-Rate Environment

Financial adviser Jeanne Fisher describes how she and her colleagues create retirement income plans in a low-interest-rate environment and this historically long bull market.

Avoid Mistakes and Red Tape When Splitting Assets in Divorce

Avoid Mistakes and Red Tape When Splitting Assets in Divorce

Financial adviser Dan Vredeveld outlines how to avoid mistakes when managing retirement accounts in a divorce.