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Investing Is Crucial to Retiring Rich. Here’s Why.

(Adam Levy) Everyone wants to have a comfortable retirement without worrying about having enough money to cover their regular expenses, and enough left over to find hobbies and a few vacations. But some of those same money anxieties can stop you from investing for retirement. Here’s the thing, though. Investing is crucial to retiring rich. …

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Medicare Enrollees Have a Big Decision to Make

(Maurie Backman) Millions of seniors rely on Medicare to cover their health-related needs. But Medicare offers different types of coverage, and choosing the right plan could spell the difference between reasonably affording healthcare in retirement and struggling to keep up with it. Meanwhile, we’re only a few weeks away from the start of Medicare’s open-enrollment …

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Genetic Predisposition to Smoking Causally Linked to Stroke Outcomes

Physician’s Briefing Staff FRIDAY, Sept. 22, 2022 (HealthDay News) — There appears to be a causal association for genetic predisposition to smoking with worse functional outcome after ischemic stroke, according to a study published online Sept. 21 in Neurology. Zhizhong Zhang, Ph.D., from Jinling Hospital and Medical School of Nanjing University in China, and colleagues …

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What Is Your Full Social Security Retirement Age?

What is your full retirement age (FRA) for Social Security purposes? Unfortunately, there isn’t an easy answer to this question, but in this video, Matt Frankel, CFP®, breaks down what full retirement age is and what it means to you. The $18,984 Social Security bonus most retirees completely overlook If you’re like most Americans, you’re …

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3 Social Security Strategies to Bankroll Your Retirement

(Maurie Backman) Even if you happen to save nicely for retirement, you might still find that you become heavily dependent on Social Security once your paycheck from work goes away. And that’s why it’s important to get the most out of your benefits. With that in mind, here are some potential Social Security filing strategies …

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2 Times Larger Social Security Checks Aren’t a Good Thing

(Kailey Hagen) Retirement is supposed to be a time of freedom, but failing to save enough during your working years can turn it into a time of serious financial instability. You might be able to ease that by working to boost your Social Security benefit. But sometimes, larger Social Security benefits carry hidden drawbacks. Here …

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5 Unexpected Sources of Retirement Income | Smart Change: Personal Finance

(Selena Maranjian) Here’s a majority you don’t want to be in: Most people have not saved enough for retirement. According to the 2022 Retirement Confidence Survey, only 33% of workers have saved $250,000 or more for retirement, meaning that 67% have not. (Indeed, 19% have saved less than $1,000.) If you’re way behind in your …

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5 Unexpected Sources of Retirement Income | Smart Change: Personal Finance

(Selena Maranjian) Here’s a majority you don’t want to be in: Most people have not saved enough for retirement. According to the 2022 Retirement Confidence Survey, only 33% of workers have saved $250,000 or more for retirement, meaning that 67% have not. (Indeed, 19% have saved less than $1,000.) If you’re way behind in your …

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