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If in Debt, Should You Still Save?

If in Debt, Should You Still Save?

So, you may be in debt—should you still make investments for the future? Some believe debt should be paid off before considering to build up your assets; and others debate that investing for the future should be in the forefront. Is there a right answer?  It’s complicated. We checked on what our partner Vanguard and other financial experts had to report on the subject. Investing or paying off debt can be a concern at any age. But young workers, who…

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Are you prepared for an early retirement?

Are you prepared for an early retirement?

The Center for Retirement Research at Boston College has released a new brief indicating that more than a third of older workers retire earlier than planned. But, are you really ready? The study, “Retiring Earlier Than Planned: What Matters Most?, “further suggests that while health shocks and job loss are expected as key factors in upping the retirement date, those issues only make up a quarter of the reasons why people tend to retire early. The report states that health…

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Tips for Financial Resolutions

Tips for Financial Resolutions

Nearly one third of those that make New Year’s resolutions vow to tackle their finances—mainly saving more and spending less—two key factors that can help pad your retirement fund as well. And Money magazine says if you’re going to keep one resolution, boosting retirement savings is it. It also seems to be the consensus that automating those savings is the key to keeping your resolution. What you do not have, you do not miss. Set a savings goal for each…

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