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Planning For Retirement

  • How to avoid the 20 most common retirement planning mistakes
  • There are so many things you need to consider when planning for your retirement. Of course, there's the obvious retirement planning concerns, like how much you earn and how much debt you have but there are other factors that could leave you scrambling around trying desperately to build up your retirement savings. To help you prepare for your retirement, I've found 20 of the most common ret... ››› more
  • [02 June 2016]
  • A guide to planning for retirement through the ages
  • You most likely already know that the earlier you start preparing for retirement, the better. From when you start work until you reach retirement age, there are certain things you should focus on in terms of planning for your retirement. Let's take a closer look… Planning for retirement in your 20s In your 20s, retirement planning isn’t likely to be top of mind, but this is whe... ››› more
  • [21 October 2015]
  • Retirement planning checklist
  • If retirement is quickly approaching and you know that there is no more time to waste, then it's time to get more organized and determined in your planning. Here is a checklist of things you should do before and during retirement, to ensure that you have everything under control. 1. Make sure you can afford to retire. You may want to retire when the time is right, but can you actually afford ... ››› more
  • [19 November 2014]
  • Questions to ask yourself before retiring abroad
  • When you're approaching retirement and have to consider all your options, it's possible to think about retiring abroad. The decision to move abroad is not an easy one, and it should be treated with a lot of responsibility. Before making such an important decision, ask yourself a few questions. Regarding health care   Health care is one of the biggest concerns for retirees looking to retir... ››› more
  • [18 November 2014]
  • Pre-retirement issues to consider
  • Are you starting the countdown to retirement? Then you've got some serious planning to attend to. Planning for retirement is an important part adult life. Before you enter the golden age, make sure you consider the following pre-retirement issues. 1. Pay off your debts   Going into retirement with credit card debt, car loans, or mortgages can seriously affect your budget. Make it a priori... ››› more
  • [14 November 2014]
  • Excuses that keep you from saving for retirement
  • Are you knowingly neglecting saving for retirement? Do you often feel guilty about it, but your behavior remains the same? If you find yourself with almost no retirement savings whatsoever and feel that time is not on your side, then it's time to analyze your behavior and stop the excuses that are keeping you from saving. How do you justify your lack of effort? You may find that the followin... ››› more
  • [11 November 2014]
  • What does retirement really mean to you?
  • Retirement means different things to different people. Some people can't wait for retirement, seeing it as a period of intense relaxation and enjoyment, while others dread the thought of it because they don't know how they're going to manage to save enough money. Although we all have different views on retirement, this period can be one of the most beautiful periods of our lives, if we plan ahe... ››› more
  • [22 October 2014]
  • How to survive retirement in tough economic times
  • We can discuss retirement planning for hours, yet we still fail when it comes to taking action. The problem isn't that we don't know how to plan for retirement - but that we don't take the required action. In tough economic times, retirement planning can become even more of a challenge. You need to be even more vigilant and come up with a solid strategy in order to increase your retirement savi... ››› more
  • [20 October 2014]
  • Retirement mistakes that cost you dearly
  • Retirement planning is a process that should be started as early as possible. Hiring or consulting a financial planner is often a good idea, because a professional can help you avoid certain costly mistakes. Since you have decades to plan for retirement, you have enough time to prevent certain mistakes that may cost you dearly down the road. Here are some of the most common retirement mistak... ››› more
  • [15 October 2014]
  • Five things to consider before relocating in retirement
  • Are you considering relocating after you retire? Many soon-to-be retirees consider this option, either because they want to live on less, either because they want to change the scenery. Before you make such an important decision, however, you must carefully assess all the pros and cons of relocating. Maybe you haven't taken all aspects into consideration, so it's time you should. Here are fiv... ››› more
  • [09 October 2014]
  • How to plan for retirement at any age
  • Planning for retirement is something that should be on everyone's mind. However, most people don't think about retirement until they're in their 40s or 50s. How should you plan for retirement depending on your age? Here are the most important aspects to consider. In your 20s   When you’re in your 20’s, planning for retirement is on the bottom of your list. But if you want to get a hea... ››› more
  • [19 September 2014]
  • What rate of return should you expect from your pension fund?
  • If you're already ploughing money into a pension fund, that's a great start. But how can you expect your pension to perform over the years? After all this affects how much your pension pot is going to grow over the years. And it ultimately affects how much money you have once you retire. Let's take a closer look… What performance to expect from your pension fund Your pension fund provider mi... ››› more
  • [10 July 2014]
  • Revealed: Three ways to get rid of your debt before retirement!
  • Forget all the nasty things you've heard about retirement, you're supposed to enjoy it. One of the best ways of doing that is getting rid of all your debt before you stop working. And it's not as difficult as you think, it just needs a little planning. Today we reveal three ways you can get rid of your debt before you retire… ************************* In 10 years’ time, when you... ››› more
  • [10 April 2014]


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