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The Retirement Digest 008

The Retirement Digest 008

NOTE: Sorry for no other posts this week – I’ve been working on an article for the last couple weeks about one of the biggest, yet most overlooked risks in retirement that will hopefully encourage you to think a little differently when planning your retirement. I should have it out next week. In the meantime, enjoy this week’s articles. The Retirement Digest is a collection of articles from around the web that I think members of the RFG community might…

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The Retirement Digest 007

The Retirement Digest 007

The Retirement Digest is a collection of articles from around the web that I think members of the RFG community might find helpful. ***** Hers, His and Ours (humbledollar.com) There is a stark reality facing many retirees upon retirement – this is true for both spouses. This enlightening article offers a look into a few of the struggles as well as how to overcome them. ***** Solving A Bank Heist: Follow The Money (kc-roi.com) I read a 44-page disclosure from…

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The Retirement Digest 006

The Retirement Digest 006

The Retirement Digest is a collection of articles from around the web that I think members of the RFG community might find helpful. ***** Biggest List of Senior Discounts 2019 (theseniorlist.com) This one’s ironic given my post this week, but I couldn’t help sharing it because WOW. I didn’t count them, but there are a ton of discounts available to seniors. Better get used to saying, “Can I have the senior discount?” ***** Your Financial Plan is a Compass, Not…

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The Retirement Digest 005

The Retirement Digest 005

The Retirement Digest is a collection of articles from around the web that I think members of the RFG community might find helpful. ***** This simple phone scam is stealing thousands from older Americans (considerable.com) Older people who fell for the scam—also known as the Grandparents Scam, because the scammers often call pretending to be a grandchild, usually in some kind of legal trouble—are likely to send cash, and those who did sent a median of $9,000. ***** Investing for…

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“The Retirement Digest” 004

“The Retirement Digest” 004

“The Retirement Digest” is a collection of articles from around the web that I think members of the RFG community might find helpful. Sure Things Are Rarely Sure Things (etf.com) Larry Swedroe’s first quarter review of “Sure Things” – how have the gurus done so far? At the start of 2019, I compiled a list of predictions that gurus had made for the upcoming year, along with some items I heard frequently from investors…” Can You Receive Social Security Spousal…

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“The Retirement Digest” 003

“The Retirement Digest” 003

“The Retirement Digest” is a collection of articles from around the web that I think members of the RFG community might find helpful. Exercise Makes Us Happier Than Money, Says Science (stylist.co.uk) “The results, published in the journal The Lancet, show that non-active people felt bad for an average of 18 days more than those who regularly worked out.  More compelling, however, was the fact that physically active participants felt just as good as those who didn’t work out, but earned…

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“The Retirement Digest” 002

“The Retirement Digest” 002

“The Retirement Digest” is a collection of articles from around the web that I think members of the RFG community might find helpful. Ten Years Ago (ftportfolios.com) It’s March 8, 2009. The market’s down 56% from its all-time high, unemployment is over 8% and hurtling toward 10%, it’s just been reported that real GDP dropped at a 6.2% annual rate in Q4 of 2008, and it feels like the world is coming to an end. You’re tired, exhausted from living…

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“The Retirement Digest” 001

“The Retirement Digest” 001

“The Retirement Digest” is a collection of articles from around the web that I think members of the RFG community might find helpful. How “Unretirement” Affects Your Social Security (barrons.com) – “What if you’re already receiving Social Security but want to go back to work? You may have three options: turn back the clock with a do-over; suspend your benefits for a higher payout later; or continue to collect your benefits while also collecting a paycheck.” Concentrate to Get Rich,…

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