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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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3 Signs You’re Missing Valuable Chances to Boost Your Social Security Benefit | Smart Change: Personal Finance

(Kailey Hagen) Most people know that putting money in a retirement account will improve their future financial security, but not as many think about how they can optimize their Social Security benefit for more money in retirement. Yes, the government ultimately determines the size of your checks, but the formulas it uses to do this …

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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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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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3 Surprising Ways You Could Lose Some Social Security Benefits Personal-finance

(Christy Bieber) If you’re like most people, you’ll count on Social Security as an important income source in retirement — especially since these benefits last throughout your lifetime. That’s why it’s important to understand what circumstances could result in losing some of them. Here are three situations when you could end up with less money …

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1 Big Reason for You to Choose Traditional Over Roth Retirement Accounts | Smart Change: Personal Finance

(Adam Levy) There are lots of facets to consider when deciding whether to contribute to a traditional or Roth retirement account. The truth is that you’ll never be 100% certain you made an optimal choice for yourself. A decision you make today can and should alter how you manage your accounts later, in retirement, but …

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Is Claiming Social Security at 62 Really a Smart Move Right Now? | Personal-finance

(Katie Brockman) Determining when to start claiming Social Security is a big decision, as it will affect your monthly income for the rest of your retirement. The earliest you can file for benefits is age 62, but doing so will result in a reduction of 30% in your monthly benefits. This reduction is permanent, too, …

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