Retirement

Retirement

The F.I.R.E (Financial Independence Retire Early) Movement

When you hear the terms ‘Financial Independence’ and ‘Early Retirement’, you cannot help but be excited and want a part of it. It sounds appealing. The F.I.R.E movement has been gaining momentum in recent years. The FIRE crowd talks about a debt-free lifestyle, healthy savings rates, smart low-fee investing and...
Retirement

Retirement – The Golden Years

Retirement, as most of us perceive it, is the golden years of our lives. The perception of retirement, however, is different for each individual. For many of us, the word “Retirement’ would bring to mind a picture of a 70-year-old person sitting on a rocking chair with a newspaper or...
Retirement

Saving for Retirement

When asked how much money do you need to save for retirement, most people will be at a loss for words. Benjamin Franklin said, “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” A recent survey by Bankrate found that 61% of Americans are not aware of how much they need...