Whether your goal is 'semiretirement' or the freedom to never work again, you have to focus on these 3 basics.
Piling up stock in the company you work for is just doubling down on risk -- potentially making you a two-time loser.
One study says a safe withdrawal rate for a retirement begun in 2010 was only 1.8%. Another says 7% is OK for some. How can you make sense of this?
Sometimes inflation can actually work in your favor.
Maybe you can relate: A reader sees retirement looming on the horizon, but she hasn't saved nearly enough. What can she do?
Thinking of moving to Florida or Arizona for the sun, or to a small town for a lower cost of living? You may have overlooked the most important thing.
The price of a regular ticket is doubling next week, and the chances of winning will improve a tiny bit. Will you still play?
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