5 Steps to Help Ensure Adequate Retirement Income

Expert tips for cultivating a nest egg that ‘really’ meets your nearing retirement needs

While plenty of people are duly committed to saving for retirement through 401k, IRA, or other nest egg-inducing personal finance plays, however devotedly and even over many years, it turns out several may actually be suffering a false sense of security. This as recent findings by the Employment Benefit Research Institute reveal that far too many may not be poised for a financially secure retirement. 

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Branding and consumer product trends pundit Merilee Kern, MBA is a wellness industry veteran, health advocate and influential media voice. Her ground-breaking, award-winning “Kids Making Healthy Choices” Smartphone APP for children, parents/caregivers, and educators (iTunes) is based on her award-winning, illustrated fictional children’s book, “Making Healthy Choices – A Story to Inspire Fit, Weight-Wise Kids” (Amazon). She may be reached online at www.TheLuxeList.com. Follow her on Twitter here: http://twitter.com/LuxeListEditor and Facebook here: www.Facebook.com/TheLuxeList.

How Retirees Should Handle Stock Market Highs and Volatility

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Esteemed personal finance pro Ray LeVitre, CFP is author of “20 Retirement Decisions You Need to Make Right Now” and Founder/Managing Partner at Net Worth Advisory Group. This 19+ year industry veteran helps individuals make key financial decisions during that critical yet oft underestimated period transitioning from the workforce into retirement—many of which are irrevocable and profoundly affect one’s financial security and lifestyle for decades beyond. He may be reached online at www.NetWorthAdvice.com.

Budgeting: Finding the Motivation to Stay Disciplined

With as many as 80% of Americans in debt, it's obvious that the country as a whole is facing a budget crisis. You're determined to move out of that 80 percent. You've written a budget, and you're going to stick to it. Unfortunately, your budget keeps failing! Finding the motivation to stick to your budget can be a challenge, but you'll find that in the end, it's well worth the effort.

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Mikkie Mills is a freelance writer who's passionate about health, fitness, organic cooking and eating, and yoga. When not writing she loves traveling, hiking, and cooking. Find more from Mikkie on Google+.

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Woman with co-workers in office with Happy Retirement balloons and cake.
06/24/2018
Expert tips for cultivating a nest egg that ‘really’ meets your nearing retirement needs While plenty of people are duly committed to saving for retirement through 401k, IRA, or other nest egg-... read more
Older man and woman smiling while looking at laptop computer
11/18/2017
Ups and Downs The stock market has garnered strong returns over the past few years, however, it has come with extreme volatility with strong swings both up and down. The type of unruly market... read more
Two bright pink piggy banks fighting over a dollar bill.
05/07/2017
With as many as 80% of Americans in debt, it's obvious that the country as a whole is facing a budget crisis. You're determined to move out of that 80 percent. You've written a budget, and you're... read more
Woman with co-workers in office with Happy Retirement balloons and cake.
06/24/2018
Expert tips for cultivating a nest egg that ‘really’ meets your nearing retirement needs While plenty of people are duly committed to saving for retirement through 401k, IRA, or other nest egg-... read more
Older man and woman smiling while looking at laptop computer
11/18/2017
Ups and Downs The stock market has garnered strong returns over the past few years, however, it has come with extreme volatility with strong swings both up and down. The type of unruly market... read more
Two bright pink piggy banks fighting over a dollar bill.
05/07/2017
With as many as 80% of Americans in debt, it's obvious that the country as a whole is facing a budget crisis. You're determined to move out of that 80 percent. You've written a budget, and you're... read more